New Zealand Community Centre Plans Approved

8 December 2010 (Last Updated December 8th, 2010 18:30)

The Te Ahu Charitable Trust has approved plans for the internal design of a multipurpose community centre in Kaitaia, New Zealand. The NZ$15m ($11.2m) project has been designed by New Zealand's Story, which will now begin the detailed design phase of the development. The co

The Te Ahu Charitable Trust has approved plans for the internal design of a multipurpose community centre in Kaitaia, New Zealand.

The NZ$15m ($11.2m) project has been designed by New Zealand's Story, which will now begin the detailed design phase of the development.

The community centre will include a theatre and cinema, community centre, library, museum, information and council services centre.

The Kaitaia Council contributed NZ$9.5m ($7m) towards the project while the Te Ahu Charitable Trust donated NZ$5.5m ($4m).

Construction is underway, with completion scheduled towards the end of 2011, according to nbr.co.nz .