Latest update 28/03/2019

Contractor secured for Metro Sports Facility

March 2019
Construction of the Metro Sports Facility will get underway in May with Ōtākaro Limited awarding a $221m contract for the construction of the facility to CPB Contractors Limited.

Latest update 31/08/2018

Metro Sports Facility groundworks underway

March Menard Joint Venture has today begun installing the first of around 8000 in-ground stone columns to prepare the site for main construction work to begin in 2019.

Latest update 13/07/2018

Metro Sports Facility groundworks starting next month

Work to prepare for construction on the Metro Sports Facility site on the corner of Moorhouse Ave and Antigua St will begin next month (August).

Latest update 21/11/2017

Metro Sports Facility Early Contractor Involvement Agreement Terminated

Ōtākaro to complete the design as currently planned while there is a parallel review of whether all or part of the facility could be combined with the proposed Multi Use Arena.

Latest update 03/02/2017

Horatio Street and part of Balfour Terrace to close

February 2017
Horatio Street and the bulk of Balfour Terrace from Antigua Street will be permanently closed from Friday 10 February to allow work to continue on the Metro Sport Facility Site.

Latest update 19/12/2016

Earthworks to begin on Metro Sports Facility site.

December 2016
Land remediation work is about to get underway on the Metro Sports Facility site. Ōtākaro Limited is preparing the 70,000m2 site ahead of main construction work beginning in winter 2017.

Latest update 18/10/2016

Early works begin for Metro Sports Facility

October 2016
Early works for the Metro Sports Facility will get underway this week with the site being prepared for construction.

Latest update 24/09/2016

Preliminary Design of Metro Sports Facility released

September 2016
Ōtākaro Limited and the Christchurch City Council have today released preliminary design images of the Metro Sports Facility.