Contractors to install aquatic centre hydroslide

Last updated 14:39 15/02/2013

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The agent for hydroslide-maker Polin has left the country - but contractors are confident they can install the figure-eight hydroslide at the frozen Coastlands Aquatic Centre.

Talks continued on Friday between Kapiti Coast District Council, lawyers and Mainzeal receivers to relaunch work on the $21m centre after the construction company's collapse.

However, council community services group manager Tamsin Evans said the representative from the Turkish hydroslide company has returned home.

''He was not here to complete the installation work himself. That is being undertaken by the New Zealand agent for the slide, Jacobs Construction.

"It is my understanding that a detailed handover was undertaken before the representative left and the local agent is confident they can complete the hydroslide installation when work starts again.''

Ms Evans said the council was working hard to restart the project - and the council is mindful of the plight of subcontractors caught in the collapse.

''We are all keen to see them back on site and working to complete the project.''

Last Wednesday council chief executive Pat Dougherty said work was unlikely to resume before this week.

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- Horowhenua Mail

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