Name our new facility at Sumner

Construction is due to start in August on a combined library, community facility and museum in Sumner to replace those lost as a result of the 2011 earthquakes.

The building will include a library, museum exhibition and storage space as well as a hall (with stage), and kitchen facilities.

New Sumner Community facility

The design draws inspiration from the local landscape, incorporating natural timber, the colours of the seaside and architectural features from the demolished Sumner Community Centre. The facility will open next year.

All the design decisions have been made but one crucial piece of the puzzle is still missing and you can help. We need a name for this new multi-use facility. So if you’ve got any thoughts about what we should call it, please submit your idea. Submissions are open until 12 June and the best suggestions will be open for a public vote with a winner announced in July.

We are looking for a catchy name with environmental, historical or cultural relevance to the Sumner area.

Lacking inspiration? These resources might help –

About the new facility

Online resources about Sumner

Items in our catalogue about Sumner

3 thoughts on “Name our new facility at Sumner

  1. Leith McMurray 27 May 2016 / 11:57 am

    Te Kete (food basket- source of life and replenishment)

    • Mo-mo 27 May 2016 / 11:59 am

      Kia ora Leith,
      Thanks for that! In order for your suggestion to be considered you’ll have to submit it on the CCC Your Voice website. You’ll find an online entry form on this page https://yourvoice.ccc.govt.nz/sumnercentre/

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