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Readings present revised plan for Courtenay Central

The company that owns Courtenay Central in Wellington says it has big plans for redeveloping the complex – which is closed due to earthquake risks.

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The cinema complex owned by Readings International closed in early January, because problems with its third floor meant it was an earthquake risk.

Readings gave stockholders a briefing earlier this month, which included what’s in store for the Courtenay Place building.

It’s planning what it calls an urban centre, with a major food and grocery component.

The briefing said Readings will re-imagine the space as a dynamic community hub, and create a destination food hall.

It described Wellington as a thriving capital, and the country’s ultimate creative urban destination.

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