Latest News

Back to Latest News back

 

Hamilton community groups invited to signal Founders Theatre interest

Hamilton community groups invited to signal Founders Theatre interest
October 16, 2017

Community groups in Hamilton are being invited to signal if they are interested in potentially taking over the city's Founders Theatre.

Hamilton City Council closed the venue Theatre in February 2016 due to safety concerns relating initially to its flying system, and then subsequently its performance in an earthquake.

As part of ongoing discussions on the city’s theatres - including the proposed Waikato Regional Theatre project being led by Momentum Waikato - the Council wants to determine if there are community groups interested in taking over Founders.

Interested groups have until 19th November 2017 to provide a proposal.

Members of the public will get to have their say on the future of Founders Theatre, and how the Council funds the proposed Waikato Regional Theatre from 25th October through to 26th November 2017.

Community group representatives can visit hamilton.govt.nz/founders, where they can find a downloadable form to complete and return.

25th August 2017 - FEASIBILITY REPORT RELEASED INTO NEW WAIKATO REGIONAL THEATRE

26th August 2016 - FUND LAUNCHED TO PROTECT NEW ZEALAND’S EARTHQUAKE THREATENED HERITAGE BUILDINGS

7th July 2016 - REPORT CONFIRMS SEISMIC ISSUES WITH HAMILTON’S FOUNDERS THEATRE

9th June 2016 - HAMILTON’S EMBASSY PARK DEVELOPMENT TO INCLUDE ROCKY HORROR-THEMED PAVILION

1st April 2016 - HAMILTON CITY COUNCIL TO LET THE COMMUNITY DECIDE THE FUTURE OF THE FOUNDERS THEATRE

1st September 2014 - HAMILTON TO RATIONALISE THEATRES FROM THREE TO ONE


Asking a small favour
We hope that you value the news that we publish so while you're here can we ask for your support?

The news we publish at www.ausleisure.com.au is independent, credible (we hope) and free for you to access, with no pay walls and no annoying pop-up ads.

However, as an independent publisher, can we ask for you to support us by subscribing to the printed Australasian Leisure Management magazine - if you don't already do so.

Published bi-monthly since 1997, the printed Australasian Leisure Management differs from this website in that it publishes longer, in-depth and analytical features covering aquatics, attractions, entertainment, events, fitness, parks, recreation, sport, tourism and venues management.

Subscriptions cost just $90 a year.

Click here to subscribe.

 

supplier directory

The Complete Guide to Leisure Industry Products & Services.

See the directory see all

HRMWEB

At easyemployer we've come up with a software solution that manages one of your most important, and often most costly, business resources - your staff. We are helping 100s of clients to…

read more

Finance / Fitness / Technology

 
 

SENtag

Developed in Europe, this innovative system offers a safety management solution for swimming pools that checks individual swimmers via their wristband - monitoring their depth and time. Sensors…

read more

Aquatics / Hospitality / Safety / Technology / Waterparks

 
 

Yellowbox Lockers

Yellowbox is an Australian technology company that has developed smart locker technology operated through an app with a focus on experience for users and facility managers. Found at Beaches, Aquatic…

read more

Aquatics / Attractions / Entertainment / Retail / Security

 
 

@leisure Planners

@leisure is a team of experienced leisure, aquatic and sports facility managers and planners, with market modelling, sports management, recreation planning, business and GIS qualifications. We have…

read more

Consultants

 
 
 

GLADSTONE MRM

Gladstone Health & Leisure (Gladstone MRM Pty Ltd Australia) is a leading supplier of leisure management and fitness software and is endorsed by leading health and fitness professionals and…

read more

Access / Billing / Fitness / Technology / Venues

 
 

APT Asia Pacific Pty Ltd

APT (Advanced Polymer Technology) is the leading global manufacturer of polyurethane-based materials, acrylic coatings and synthetic turf products for sporting and recreational applications. From…

read more

Environment / Sport / Surfaces / Technology

 
 

THE FITNESS GENERATION

The Fitness Generation is now part of NovoFit - see www.ausleisure.com.au/suppliers/novofit/

read more

Fitness / Technology / Wellness

 
 
 
 

get listed with our suppliers directory

Get your business noticed in our targeted directory. Viewed by 10,000 industry professionals per week!

list your business