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Christchurch temporary stadium wins major international honour
Christchurch's temporary AMI Stadium, constructed in less than 100 days after the February 2011 Canterbury earthquake, has won the prestigious Project of the Year Award at The Stadium Business Awards 2013.
The Award was presented to AMI Stadium designers Populous and project managers RCP at at the global Stadium Business Awards gala dinner in Manchester, England on Friday.
Following the award, Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee congratulated everyone involved in the development, stating "to be awarded Project of the Year alongside the operators of famous facilities across the globe is huge recognition for all those who set out to, and achieved, construction of a stadium for Christchurch in under 100 days."
Minister Brownlee added that the Government built AMI Stadium to help increase morale following the earthquakes, and with over 300,000 paying customers through the gates to date it has proved a much needed outlet for the community.
He concluded "I take my hat off to those who designed the stadium in under six months, and built it in less than 100 days, delivering a cost effective facility to the highest possible safety standards with great atmosphere."
The first sporting venue to be built in the city since the February 2011 earthquake, AMI Stadium can hold 18,000 for regular matches, 25,000 for international test matches and 34,000 for concerts. There are 13 corporate boxes at the ground, along with two merchandising and 20 food and beverage outlets.
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8th September 2011 - COUNCIL APPROVES TEMPORARY STADIUM PLAN FOR CHRISTCHURCH
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