Stevensons was contracted for supply and erection of structural steel for the Institute of Maori Lifestyle Advancement (IMLA).

The facility comprises of the following features:

  • 2x multiple-purpose indoor sports courts
  • 1x resistance training (weight training) and cardiovascular exercise room
  • 1x nutrition-based classroom with cooking and food preparation capabilities
  • 1x nohopuku room for collective kawa engagement (for sports, exercise and/or lifestyle modification-based kawa), whakatau manuhiri, karakia, pre and post-sport and exercise preparation and conclusion
  • 2x classrooms
  • 1x facility cafe with a primary focus on healthy kai and inu
  • Shower, changing and ablution facilities
  • Staff Offices
  • 1x mezzanine viewing platform overlooking the main sports court (also doubling as a warm-up area for sports teams)
  • 1x exercise science lab (located within classroom)
  • Facility reception, car-parks and disabled user access to all areas