The Whakatāne Aquatic and Fitness Centre’s reception area will be undergoing an upgrade next week, during which time an alternative entrance will be in place. The main entrance will be closed for the duration of the work, with the alternative entrance being set up at the western end of the building, opposite the Whakatāne Athletic and Harrier Club building.

Whakatāne District Council Aquatics and Recreation Manager Lee Colquhoun says the work will commence on Monday, 10 September, with the main entrance is expected to reopen on Monday, 8 October.