AUT Pool diving boards

AMOT National Aquatic Centre

Subsequent to the completion of Millennium Institute of Sports and Health, the client negotiated Argon’s services for the construction of The National Aquatic Centre, which was completed mid-2015. The centre is open to public swimming, national and international events, AUT Millennium Swim School and Schools Programme, in conjunction with a training facility for Swimming NZ, Aqua Blacks and Paralympics NZ

Extensive research alongside the client was required to create the world-class competition venue, which boasts the following facilities

  • 10 Lane 50m Olympic sized competition pool
  • 5 Lane 25m learn to swim pool
  • Permanent spectator seating for up to 700 viewers, with capacity to expand up to 5000 by removing two demountable walls.
  • Changing facilities
  • Office space
  • Onsite café
  • Official and marshalling rooms

During the project, the client also negotiated three minor projects within the facility – alterations to the Powerzone Gym, throw field, and High Performance Sport NZ training centre.

Location: Rosedale, Auckland
Client: AUT Millennium Ownership Trust
Contract Value: $26 million
Project Duration: 2 years, 3 months

This project involved multiple stakeholders as well as constant public use, tight budgets and tight time frames. Argon’s performance was exemplary and all Stakeholders were very impressed and grateful of the efforts of Argon Construction.

Max Russell, Max Russell Consultancy Limited