Tag Archives: Community projects

OPENING TONIGHT – A new heart and hub for central Aucklanders.

September 15, 2017

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At 5pm tonight, a project of design excellence opens in Auckland’s CBD. It is also a beautiful and solid reclaiming of public space. You are invited to tonight’s unveiling of the refurbished and repurposed Ellen Melville Centre and Freyberg Place. Join the celebrations as the doors to central Auckland’s newest (and only) community centre are officially opened, […]

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The beauty of small gestures: an urban design context

March 6, 2015

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On bustling streets and next to pocket parks, little free libraries are popping up all over Grey Lynn. These joyfully decorated and weatherproofed bookshelves facilitate book swaps, building literacy and community goodwill.   The pop up libraries are the efforts of local couple John and Yvonne Pakenham, who were inspired by a Little Free Library they […]

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