Construction on outdoor wickets begins

Wanaka Recreation Centre manager Allan Wainwright (right) with LACC members (left to right) Henry...
Wanaka Recreation Centre manager Allan Wainwright (right) with LACC members (left to right) Henry (12) and Anna Mackay, and Elliot (10), Jon and Charlie (12) Lovelock standing on site where construction of cricket nets has begun near Wanaka Recreation Centre. PHOTO: SUPPLIED
Construction has begun on new outdoor cricket nets at the Wanaka Recreation Centre.

The new four-bay nets in combination with wickets installed at the centre last year, will provide dedicated cricket facilities at the centre.

The installation of the nets has been a co-operative effort between the Queenstown Lakes District Council and the Luggate Albion Cricket Club.

A spokesman for the LACC said contributions made by donors had allowed for the project to be prioritised.

"We would like to make special mention of our major donor, the Andrew Falloon Charitable Trust.

"Its contribution has driven the project forward and the new nets wouldn’t be ready for next season without its support," he said.

The cricket nets are due in time for the 2022-23 season.

-    Aspen Bruce

 

 

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