With two all-weather arenas, new clubrooms, toilet blocks, more off-street parking to accommodate for horse floats, grooming pens among some of the upgrades, riders will be provided with a modern and safe space to enjoy. The design also includes installing solar power as well as planting 140 native trees to enhance the natural environment and protect the local waterways.
Watch an artist's impression of the proposed new pony club centre at Wainoni Park.
The new North Harbour BMX site will be built at Hooton Reserve and will include a professional track with an 8m ramp and berm jump giving it the ability to host international events and an amateur track with a 5m ramp with rhythm section for aspiring BMX riders. The new track surface, floodlights lockable gate and fencing will provide riders with more time to safely enjoy the facilities.
Watch an artist's impression of the proposed new North Harbour BMX facility, Hooton Reserve.
The exciting development will include four hockey turfs meet FIH Global Elite / FIH National level standards, a two-storey pavilion, seating for at least 450 spectators, 370 carparks, and become the competition and training base for all North Harbour Hockey’s clubs, schools and regional programmes. Additionally it will become the training base for the Vantage Black Sticks and home of Hockey New Zealand’s high performance programme placing a local, regional and international spotlight firmly on North Harbour.
Watch a video showing an artist's impression of the proposed new Harbour Hockey facility at Rosedale Park.
Northern Corridor Improvements (NCI) – Shared Use Path won the Taking Communities on the Journey Award in the 2017 Bike to the Future Awards, delivered by the NZ Transport Agency and CAN which recognise and celebrate the people, projects and workplaces who have put their innovation and energy into making cycling a safer, more accessible mode of transport.