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Netball Mainland pleased with progress new facility

Netball Mainland pleased with progress of Christchurch Metro Sports Facility

Media Release
Monday 12 September, 2016

Netball Mainland is pleased the region’s players can get a sense of their new indoor home with the release of the preliminary design of Christchurch’s Metro Sports Facility.

CEO Brigit Hearn says with nine courts in the facility, Netball players can look forward to a warmer, dryer season when Metro Sports opens in 2020.

“We have been able to work with Crown-company Ōtākaro Limited and Christchurch City Council on this design to make sure the Facility will meet the needs of our community level and elite players,” Hearn said.

“With 2500 spectator seats in the show court the Metro Sports Facility will be an exciting new venue for our premier competitions.

“It will also be a major drawcard to get national competitions to Christchurch and more people here to enjoy the city.

“Netball is going from strength-to-strength in this region and it is great to see the Government and the Council investing in our sport in this way.”

The Metro Sports Facility is due to be completed in March 2020.


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