Gordon Campbell | Parliament TV | Parliament Today | Video | Questions Of the Day | Search

 


$41 million for school buildings

Hon Anne Tolley
Minister of Education

12 March 2009 Media Statement


$41 million for school buildings

Eighty-one schools around the country would get new or expanded buildings through the first allocation of property funding to schools under the government’s recently announced infrastructure package, Education Minister Anne Tolley announced today.

“These schools now have the go-ahead to start work to redress their lack of space or need for new buildings,” Mrs Tolley said..

“Seventy-four schools will receive $30 million to extend existing buildings, and seven schools will receive $11 million to replace buildings that are no longer economically viable to maintain.”

A ranking system is applied to ensure that schools with the greatest need have their space deficiencies and building issues addressed first, regardless of school type

Mrs Tolley said that further programmes were likely to be announced later this year. “Infrastructure projects like these support the Government’s economic stimulus initiatives”.

“I am pleased to give these schools the opportunity to improve their properties to help them better manage roll increases, or to build new buildings when they are urgently required to replace outdated facilities,” she said.

END

Attached: list of school projects

Table 1: Schools included in Interim School Property Deficiencies Programme

School Name/Town/City

Shirley Boys’ High School/Christchurch
Te Rapa School/Hamilton
Waikite Valley School/Rotorua
Westmere School/Auckland
Kaurihohore School/Whangarei
Blockhouse Bay Intermediate/Auckland
Okoia School/Wanganui
Argyll East School/Otane
Garston School/Garston
Karoro School/Greymouth
Albany School/Auckland
Te Uku School/Waikato
Ponsonby Intermediate/Auckland
Maraetai Beach School/Auckland
West Harbour School/Auckland
Ruakaka School/Whangarei
Poroutawhao School/Levin
Maori Hill School/Dunedin
Massey High School/Auckland
Pirongia School/Pirongia
Tauranga Intermediate/Tauranga
Whatawhata School/Hamilton
Rangikura School/Porirua East
Lake Brunner School/Greymouth
Kaihere School/Morrinsville
Puketapu School /Hawkes Bay
Waitakere School/Auckland
Amberley School/Amberley
Ngunguru School/Whangarei
Paterangi School/Ohaupo
Paerata School/South Auckland
Opawa School/Christchurch
Ellerslie School/Auckland
Ngutunui School/Te Awamutu
Fordell School/Wanganui
Oratia School/Auckland
St Clair School/Dunedin
Parnell School/Auckland
Templeton School/Christchurch
Stanley Avenue School/Te Aroha
Belfast School/Christchurch
Christchurch Girls' High School/Christchurch
Christchurch East School/Christchurch
Opaki School/Masterton
Kaurilands School/Auckland
Tapu School/Thames
Maungaturoto School/Maungaturoto
Stanhope Road School/Auckland
Randwick Park School/Manukau City
Taupaki School/Auckland
Papatoetoe South School/Auckland
Redoubt North School/Auckland
Rangiwaea School/Taihape
Oakura School/Via New Plymouth
Glendowie College/Auckland
St Albans School/Christchurch
Hedgehope School/Invercargill
Tuakau College/South Auckland
Mangawhai Beach School/Whangarei
Elmwood Normal School/Christchurch
Hagley Community College/Christchurch
Abbotsford School/Dunedin
Maungaraki School/Lower Hutt
Royal Oak Intermediate School/Auckland
Tawhai School/Lower Hutt
Arrowtown School/Arrowtown
Otumoetai Intermediate/Tauranga
Papakura Normal School/Auckland
Mt Albert Grammar School/Auckland
Windsor School (Christchurch)/Christchurch
Mairangi Bay School/Auckland
Willowpark School/North Shore
Tahatai Coast School/Tauranga
Twyford School/Hastings
/

Table 2: Schools included in the Interim Replacement Buildings programme

School/City/town)/Type of facilities being replaced

Cambridge High School/Cambridge/Technology block
Somerfield School/Christchurch/Multipurpose hall
Point Chevalier School/Auckland/Junior block and hall/
Christchurch South Intermediate/Christchurch/Classroom block/
Lyttleton Main School/Lyttelton/3 classroom blocks
Manurewa East School/Auckland/2 classroom blocks
Kuranui School/Tirau/2 classroom blocks
ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

 

PARLIAMENT TODAY:

  • Week in Parliament 22-05-15
  • Saturday Sitting
  • House Rises At Midnight
  • Telco Levy Bill Passes
  • Telco Levy Bill Completes First Reading
  • Social Housing Bill Passes Under Urgency

  • Labour Party: McCully Doesn’t Deny Bribe In Saudi Sheep Scandal

    “In Parliament today I asked Murray McCully directly: Why is he the first Minister in history to back a multi-million dollar facilitation arrangement which in other jurisdictions is called a bribe? says Labour’s Export Growth and Trade spokesperson ... More>>

    ALSO:

    Welfare: Closure Of Relationships Aotearoa

    The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) Chief Executive Lucy Sandford-Reed is concerned about the closure of a national service which provides a wide range of services to rural and urban communities throughout New Zealand. More>>

    ALSO:

    TPPA: University Of Auckland Warns Of Negative TPP Impact

    The University of Auckland May 20, 2015 University of Auckland Warns of Negative TPP Impact With the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiation drawing to a close, the University of Auckland has expressed serious concerns about its potential implications. ... More>>

    NZ Flag: Flag Referendum Gets Hit Hard In New Poll

    The latest Campbell Live text poll confirms it is time for the Prime Minister to listen to the public and shelve his flag referendum, says the New Zealand First Leader Rt Hon Winston Peters. More>>

    Gordon Campbell: The Government’s Belated Moves On Property Speculation

    Is it a property tax on capital gains or a capital gains tax on property? The Jesuitical distinctions in the government’s spin about its latest moves on property speculators are all about whether the government can claim that it jumped, or confess that it ... More>>

    Grant Robertson:
    Key Can’t Just Be Prime Minister For Parnell

    John Key must show New Zealanders in next week’s Budget that he is more than the Prime Minister for Parnell, and is also the Prime Minister for Pine Hill, Putararu and Palmerston North, Labour’s Finance spokesperson Grant Robertson says. In a ... More>>


    Labour Party: More Regional Jobs Go In Corrections Reshape

    News that 194 Corrections staff are to lose their jobs will have ramifications not only for them and their families but for the wider community, Labour’s Corrections spokesperson Kelvin Davis says. Prison units at Waikeria, Tongariro and Rimutaka ... More>>

    ALSO:

  • NZ First - Prison Job Losses to Send Money Offshore
  • TPPA: ‘Team Obama’ Regroups On Fast Track, Still Not Deliverable

    ‘After yesterday’s stinging and unexpected defeat for the Obama administration’s attempt to advance Fast Track legislation in the US Senate, Senate leaders have worked up a compromise they think will get them past this blockage’, according to Auckland ... More>>

    NZ Government: 5,500 More Doctors And Nurses In Our Hospitals

    Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says a record number of doctors and nurses are working in District Health Boards across the country. More>>

    Controller and Auditor General: Katherine Rich Conflict of Interest Decision

    We are writing to you about a matter that has been raised with us by members of the public. More>>

    ALSO:

    Budget 2015: Andrew Little On The 2015 Budget

    Speaking to the Chamber of Commerce, the Labour opposition leader attacked the government’s approach to economic issues facing New Zealand. He said they have been “more than reckless in their complacency” and “the next week’s budget will do nothing ... More>>

    Defence Force: NZDF Building Partner Capacity Mission Personnel In Iraq

    NZDF Building Partner Capacity Mission Personnel in Iraq The New Zealand Defence Force Building Partner Capacity training mission contingent is in place at Taji Military Complex in Iraq. The Chief of Defence Force Lieutenant General Tim Keating says the ... More>>

    PM Press Conference: ACC Levy Cuts Announced

    In a press conference this afternoon in Wellington, ACC Minister Nikki Kaye proposed $500 million worth of ACC levy cuts. More>>

    Quakes: New Process For Red Zone Crown Offers

    Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee has announced a process to give everyone a say on the Crown offers to owners of vacant, commercial/industrial and uninsured properties in the Residential Red Zone. More>>

    ALSO:

    Get More From Scoop

     

    LATEST HEADLINES

     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
    Parliament
    Search Scoop  
     
     
    Powered by Vodafone
    NZ independent news