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to help them better manage roll increases, or to build new buildings when they are urgently required to replace outdated facilities,” she said.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

Gordon Campbell: A Govt. Christmas Bad News Dump -The Skycity Convention Center Blowout & A Negative MBIE Review

If the government really did have good tidings of great joy you can bet it wouldn’t be strewing them about at Christmas time – which is, traditionally, the dumping ground for terrible news that the government fervently hopes the public will be too distracted to notice. And so verily this Christmas Eve we learn of (a) the explosion of costs to the taxpayer and ratepayer of the vile SkyCity convention centre in Auckland and that (b) the government’s flagship MBIE “super-ministry” run by its Minister of Everything is a disaster zone of incompetence and mismanagement. MBIE is a Titanic looking for an iceberg, or so it would seem. More>>

 

Parliament Adjourns:

Greens: CAA Airport Door Report Conflicts With Brownlee’s Claims

The heavily redacted report into the incident shows conflicting versions of events as told by Gerry Brownlee and the Christchurch airport security staff. The report disputes Brownlee’s claim that he was allowed through, and states that he instead pushed his way through. More>>

ALSO:

TAIC: Final Report On Grounding Of MV Rena

Factors that directly contributed to the grounding included the crew:
- not following standard good practice for planning and executing the voyage
- not following standard good practice for navigation watchkeeping
- not following standard good practice when taking over control of the ship. More>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell:
On The Pakistan Schoolchildren Killings

The slaughter of the children in Pakistan is incomprehensibly awful. On the side, it has thrown a spotlight onto something that’s become a pop cultural meme. Fans of the Homeland TV series will be well aware of the collusion between sections of the Pakistan military/security establishment on one hand and sections of the Taliban of the other… More>>

ALSO:

Werewolf Satire:
The Politician’s Song

am a perfect picture of the modern politic-i-an:
I don’t precisely have a plan so much as an ambition;
‘Say what will sound most pleasant to the public’ is my main dictum:
And when in doubt attack someone who already is a victim More>>

ALSO:

Flight: Review Into Phillip Smith’s Escape Submitted To Government

The review follows an earlier operational review by the Department of Corrections and interim measures put in place by the Department shortly after prisoner Smith’s escape, and will inform the Government Inquiry currently underway. More>>

ALSO:

Intelligence: Inspector-General Accepts Apology For Leak Of Report

The Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security, Cheryl Gwyn, has accepted an unreserved apology from Hon Phil Goff MP for disclosing some of the contents of her recent Report into the Release of Information by the NZSIS in July and August 2011 to media prior to its publication. The Inspector-General will not take the matter any further. More>>

ALSO:

Drink: Alcohol Advertising Report Released

The report of the Ministerial Forum on Alcohol Advertising and Sponsorship has been released today, with Ministers noting that further work will be required on the feasibility and impact of the proposals. More>>

ALSO:

Other Report:

Leaked Cabinet Papers: Treasury Calls For Health Cuts

Leaked Cabinet papers that show that Government has been advised to cut the health budget by around $200 million is ringing alarm bells throughout the nursing and midwifery community. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Parliament
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news