Local Govt | National News Video | Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Search

 


Community views invited on Upper Riccarton library

Community invited to share views on Upper Riccarton Library

The content and design of the new Upper Riccarton Community and School Library will be up for discussion at a public meeting on Monday 15 September.

All residents of North West Christchurch are invited to the meeting, between 7pm and 9pm, at the Riccarton Park Function Centre (Balmerino Room), Racecourse Rd, Upper Riccarton

A representative from Warren and Mahoney, the architectural company chosen to design the new library, will be at the meeting to hear the public’s suggestions so that these can influence the building design.

The new Upper Riccarton Library, a joint venture between the Christchurch City Council and Riccarton High School, is planned for completion in December 2005 and will serve about 30,000 residents from the Riccarton, Avonhead, Ilam, Sockburn, Wharenui and Wigram communities.

The Library will also be the Learning Information and Communication Centre (LINC) for the Riccarton High School population of about 1,100 students and staff.

Upper Riccarton Library project manager Ian McKenzie says, “We encourage people to come and hear about this exciting new combined library, meet the Architects and have an input at this early stage in creation of the building design,” Mr McKenzie said.

The Library will be located on the Riccarton High School grounds fronting Main South Road, with easy and safe access created for motorists, pedestrians and cyclists. When it is finished, it is predicted that this facility will be the largest library of its type in Australasia.

Feedback on how the public’s suggestions have been incorporated into a draft building design will be given in November 2003.

For more information go to http://library.christchurch.org.nz/UpperRiccarton

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

 

Also, Loan Interest: Productivity Commission On Tertiary Education

Key recommendations include better quality control; making it easier for students to transfer between courses; abolishing University Entrance; enabling tertiary institutions to own and control their assets; making it easier for new providers to enter the system; and facilitating more and faster innovation by tertiary education providers... More>>

ALSO:

Higher Payments: Wellington Regional Council Becomes A Living Wage Employer

Councillor Sue Kedgley said she was delighted that the Wellington Regional Council unanimously adopted her motion to become a Living Wage employer, making it the first regional council in New Zealand to do so. More>>

ALSO:

Scoop Images:
Dame Patsy Reddy Sworn In As Governor-General

This morning Dame Patsy Reddy was sworn in as the New Zealand Realm’s 21st Governor-General. The ceremony began with a pōwhiri to welcome Dame Patsy and her husband Sir David Gascoigne to Parliament. More>>

ALSO:

Ruataniwha: DOC, Hawke's Bay Council Developer Take Supreme Court Appeal

The Department of Conservation and Hawke's Bay Regional Investment Company (HBRIC) are appealing to the Supreme Court over a conservation land swap which the Court of Appeal halted. More>>

ALSO:

With NZ's Marama Davidson: Women’s Flotilla Leaves Sicily – Heading For Gaza

Women representing 13 countries spanning five continents began their journey yesterday on Zaytouna-Oliva to the shores of Gaza, which has been under blockade since 2007. On board are a Nobel Peace Laureate, three parliamentarians, a decorated US diplomat, journalists, an Olympic athlete, and a physician. A list of the women with their background can be found here. More>>

Gordon Campbell: On The Key Style Of Crisis Management

At Monday’s post Cabinet press conference Key was in his finest wide- eyed “Problem? What problem?” mode. No, there wasn’t really a problem that top MPI officials had been at odds with each other over the meaning of the fisheries policy and how that policy should be pursued... More>>

ALSO:

Mt Roskill: Greens Will Not Stand In Likely Post-Goff By-Election

“The Green Party’s priority is changing the Government in 2017, and as part of that we’ve decided that we won’t stand a candidate in the probable Mt Roskill by-election... This decision shows the Memorandum of Understanding between Labour and the Green Party is working." More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Regional
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news