Total cost $3.0 million / Community Contribution Target 15% $450,000
A multi purpose, multi sport indoor recreational space for all students. To be utilised during the day for a range of classes for example PE, and other student activity requiring indoor large spaces eg, dance, drama. Before and after school and in the evenings for a variety of sports based student activities. Capacity to fit 1,000 people standing or 800 seated at tables for a multi use school and community space. Community use for social events, sports events and workshops and a range of interactive occasions.
Participation in sport, physical education and other activity is vital to our student’s wellbeing both physically and for their mental health. Research suggests some form of physical activity everyday improves self esteem, mental wellbeing and performance in academic work.
Participation rates in sport at Kristin are some of the highest in Auckland.
The Lightbox will provide the vital additional space and flexibility for all students to pursue a range of passions.
You can support the Lightbox by making a donation to the general building fund. Specifically we will be looking to Upgrade in the turf surface from asphalt to 5mm rubberised surface which will cost $150,000.
Or you may like to contribute to some new components to the building that allow us to be more sustainable, eg, water retention and reharvesting, solar panels or acoustic panels.