This document also recognises the vital importance of people who play, deliver and lead sport and recreation opportunities, relying upon the region’s facilities and open spaces.
In the last few years, we have seen many examples of sport bringing people together – children returning to sports fields, dedicated volunteers driving recovery, the (re)-opening of Rolleston and Kaiapoi Aquatic Centres, and Canterbury athletes contributing to New Zealand sporting success. There are countless stories of extraordinary talent and achievement under demanding and stressful circumstances.
Spaces Places and People: Message from the Chair >
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Councils, funders, planners, sports organisations and decision-making bodies will rely on a road map to effectively influence and coordinate recovery efforts.
Spaces Places & People: Why We Need a Recovery Programme for Sport and Recreation >
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This Recovery Programme for greater Christchurch recognises significant spaces and places, and physical infrastructure resources.
Spaces Places and People: Scope and Introduction >
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Sport and recreation is about people. The implementation of this Recovery Programme will promote consultation and responsiveness, seeing that communities’ needs are understood and addressed.
This Recovery Programme seeks to re-establish greater Christchurch as the home of highly accessible, world-class places and spaces that promote participation, and attract major sport and recreation events. The long-term outcomes will include:
Spaces Places and People: Key Strategies of Focus >
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The strategies behind Spaces, Places and People will:
Build and Empower Sector Capability and Capacity >
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Implement three guiding principles:
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Extensive stakeholder consultation has identified significant needs and solutions for greater Christchurch.
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