Recreation and leisure – hākinakina
We provide affordable and safe aquatic facilities, services and programmes for the health and wellbeing of our community. We provide a districtwide library service and support arts activities.
Key activities in the first three years of this plan
|→||Contribute to the Kāpiti College performing arts centre|
|→||Provide an eBook publishing service in 2015/16|
|→||Commence tender process for the Mahara Gallery upgrade to bring the gallery up to museum standards and to house the Field Collection in 2016/17 with construction to commence 2017/18 to be completed 2018/19|
|→||Complete the Waikanae Library upgrade consultative phase in 2016/17 and commence the construction phase in 2017/18|
|→||Review and revise council’s strategy for supporting the arts|
|→||Develop a council strategy for supporting heritage and museums|
|→||Develop, and support development, of cultural festivals and events in the Kāpiti district|
|→||Future proof the Ōtaki Pool with re-roofing, recladding and improving the interior including disability access. Work will commence in 2015/16 and continue into 2016/17|
|→||Build a splash pad next to Ōtaki Pool. Work will commence in 2015/16 and continue into 2016/17|
|→||Separate Ōtaki toddlers and lane pool infrastructure|
|→||Carry out Coastlands Aquatic Centre improvements including earthquake tiling repairs, new showers, waterpolo scoreboard and more CCTV cameras.|
Contribution to outcomes
- Our residents in urban areas live reasonably close to a recreation facility and a range of active recreation facilities is available throughout the district
- Increasing numbers of residents and visitors are using facilities and the pools swim clubs are satisfying the needs of the community
- We are progressing our public art programme
- Our libraries offer a range of materials and spaces.
We plan to spend an average per year of $14.3 million on operations and $3.1 million on capital work for recreation and leisure.