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One million and counting at Walter Nash Centre

One Millionth Visitor Cleveland Tekau, 9, from Taita Central School, receives a signed Wellington Saints basketball and a $100 Warehouse gift voucher from council community hub manager Mike Mercer.

Walter Nash Centre now open

A mass choir of over 700 local school students helped to celebrate the opening of the new Walter Nash Centre in Taita on Friday 16 October, with a heartfelt rendition of the the New Zealand folk song 'He Honore'.

Memory of Sir Walter Nash to live on in new centre

Walter Nash Centre is the name of the new $12 million sports and community facility set to open in Taita mid October.

Netball Hutt Valley support

On Saturday 23 May 2015, Netball Hutt Valley generously contributed $100,000 to the Taita Sport & Community Centre.

Mauri Stone

On Thursday 2 April 2015, a mauri stone was buried at the entrance to the Taita Sport & Community Centre.

Stage one of Fraser Park Sportsville project underway

The first stage of work on the Fraser Park Sportsville project began when Mayor Ray Wallace broke ground on 5th September.

First Dig - Construction starting

On Monday 11 August, Mayor Ray Wallace and Alister Skene, CFT Chairman turned the first sod for the new Taita Sport & Community Centre. After many years planning, construction on the Centre is about to begin.

Construction tender awarded

The construction tender for the Taita Sport & Community Centre has been awarded to Hawkins Construction.

CFT endorses Council's decision on Petone Arena proposal

The Community Facilities Trust endorses and respects the decision of the Hutt City Council not to make a provision in the Council’s annual plan for the Trust’s Petone Arena proposal.

Memorandum of Understanding

Signing of a landmark document between the CFT and the Hutt City Council, mapping out the way forward for their working relationship.

Pelorus Trust funding support

Scott Simmiss, CEO of Pelorus Trust, presenting a cheque towards the Taita Centre development.