Irate parents are challenging the Dunedin City Council's
decision to close a popular children's facility at Moana Pool
during the July school holiday.
Swim clubs and coaches will have to pay lane fees at Moana
Pool from next year, although the proposed charges were
scaled back after multiple pleas that they were unaffordable.
Swimming coaches and affiliated clubs are to be approached
for their views on the independence of a panel to review
professional competitive swim coaching contracts at Moana
Pool in Dunedin.
The establishment of an independent expert panel to review
Dunedin's professional swim coaching needs has been proposed
after multiple instances of contention around swim coaching
A proposed $2.6 million climbing facility planned for
Dunedin's Moana Pool could make the city a world leader in
the growing sport, local enthusiasts believe.
Swimming clubs and other groups booking lanes at Moana Pool
could soon have to pay more, as the Dunedin City Council
seeks ways to boost income while easing overcrowding at the
Two Dunedin swimming greats will forever look down on
Dunedin's Moana Pool, reminding those who follow in their
footsteps what can be achieved.
Double Olympic gold medal-winning swimming sensation Danyon
Loader spent countless hours at Dunedin's Moana Pool, his
every stroke scrutinised by the late champion coach Duncan
Five swimmers have been added to the revised wall of fame at
The Government's decision to raise GST to 15% could cost the
Dunedin City Council up to $750,000 in fees and charges
revenue alone, a figure that may be passed on to residents.
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