Proposed Sport and Recreation Facilities Strategy

​​Whanganui District Council is consulting on its proposed Sport and Recreation Facilities Strategy.

The proposed vision for our district is to have high quality, financially sustainable and highly utilised facilities that can accommodate the needs of Whanganui residents now and into the future.  

Download the Proposed Sport and Recreation Facilities Strategy ⤓

The goals for the proposed Strategy are that:​

  • Whanganui's sporting facilities will accommodate and attract an increasing number of local and regional events
  • Council's investment decisions will be prudent, sustainable and based on the needs of the Whanganui District
  • Facilities will be increasingly centralised around suitable hubs
  • Sport and recreation facilities will be designed, maintained and utilised in a manner that enables and encourages all residents to participate in sport and recreational activities

Make a submission

To submit your feedback, please complete the submission form online (see below).

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Download a printable submission form 

You can also email your thoughts to​ or drop a submission form into the Council's temporary customer services area at 179 St Hill Street.

Hard copies of the proposed strategy and submission form are also available from Sport Whanganui at 40 Maria Place Extension, the Council's temporary Customer Services area at 179 St Hill Street, Davis Central City Library and Gonville Café Library. 

Submissions close at 5.00pm on Friday, 12 April 2019

Page reviewed: 04 Mar 2019 11:49am