Remarkables Primary School is seeking permission to undertake
earthworks to create a sports field, for pupils and public
The land in question is an irregular-shaped section measuring
1600m3 of Frankton Domain, which bordered the school.
The land was under-utilised due to contours and it sloped
down towards the lake, Dan Egerton, of APL Property, said in
a report to be discussed tomorrow at the Queenstown Lakes
District community services meeting.
Some trees growing on the proposed site would need to be
relocated and ongoing maintenance would be at no cost to the
"Given that Remarkables Primary will not be using the field
all year, it has been suggested that if the proposal is
approved that Lakes Leisure manage the fields for bookings
during weekends, public holidays and school holidays," the
The area is zoned rural general.
If approval was granted, the school would need to apply for
resource consent since the proposed works were much larger
It was recommended the council publicly notify its intentions
to approve consent, granting a 30-year term, and that the
school advise nearby residents via mail drop.