Proposal was sent to the Ministry of Education seeking financial support. Auckland Council had agreed financial support of $1.6 million subject in part to “the pool committee obtaining financial support from the Ministry of Education”.
Confirmation of Auckland City Council funding of $1.6 million towards the development of the $5 million project over the 2006/2007 and 2007/2008 financial years. This funding was confirmed at the November 2005 meeting of the Arts, Culture and Recreation Committee and subject to a number of matters including that the Committee secure financial support from…
See the relevant Notice of Motion here: 30 January NOM Swimming Pool
A petition of over 650 signatures supporting an indoor community pool in 2001
The completion of a community needs assessment on the Island in December 2003. Key findings included the projected likelihood of use to be extremely high, and that key preferred activities included relaxation, lap swimming, aqua-aerobics and learn to swim. Waiheke High School Grounds was identified as the preferred site.
Recreation Waiheke 1994 identified an aquatic centre as a priority for the community.