Whakatane Airport Terminal could join the Historic Places list
A distinctive local building may be getting official recognition.
Heritage New Zealand has proposed classifying the Whakatane Airport Terminal as a Category One Historic Place.
The Terminal, which was designed by famed New Zealand architect Roger Walker and finished in 1974.
Phil Carling, Co-Director of Whakatane's Carling Architects, says he's pleased the building is getting official recognition.
He says it adds something unique to the Eastern Bay's architectural heritage.