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08/10/2020 2:30pm
Passion, anticipation, vision..
The plotline for the Ngatea library and service centre has it all!

 It's a page turner! Here's where we are in the story:

The Working Party, chaired by Deputy Mayor Paul Milner, has appointed Joss Walker from the Plains and Julie Bubb from Paeroa, as the community representatives. The next exciting step for the working party is capturing all the feedback from the community into a compelling brief for architects to turn into concept plans and designs.

Current building passes assessment for retrofitting

Like a good leading character, the current library and service centre building is loved by all. Luckily, a full assessment of the building has shown that it is structurally sound and has what it takes to be retrofitted.

Remember the unique community feedback book?

The concept plans and design will be based on the feedback that was captured in the community book.  Have another read if it's been awhile since you looked at it.

Two years from concept to opening doors

Once plans for the upgrade are finalised the working party will share them with the wider community and we'll then make further decisions on the actual building part of the project. Overall, it’s expected to take about two years from putting pencil on paper until the key is turned in the new door lock. We'll be keeping you updated as each chapter of the story unfolds.