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Discovery of old deed may be lifeline for threatened suburban pool –

With its pool under threat, a 110-year-old club has been buoyed by a new discovery.



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Christchurchs threatened Wharenui swimming pool may have been thrown a lifeline by a decades-old deed that has been unearthed.
The suburban pool and sports centre is earmarked for closure because the citys $310 million Parakiore Recreation and Sports Centre is due to open in the central city next year, complete with Olympic-sized pool and sports courts.
The 110-year-old Wharenui Swim Club has been on the Riccarton site since it was formed in 1911, and leases the Wharenui pool from the Christchurch…

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