14 May 2021

Whanganui long-term plan hearing dominated by argument over velodrome roof

From Morning Report, 8:40 am on 14 May 2021

A proposal to roof the Whanganui Velodrome has dominated the city's long-term plan hearings this week.

The council wants to put a basic roof over the track for about $20 million, but many submitters want it to go further and budget for a multi-use facility - while a significant number say the velodrome has had its day and should be demolished.

Taranaki Whanganui reporter Robin Martin has more.