25 June

2020 The Space Maze

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2020 The Space Maze

During the COVID-19 lockdown period we were in conversation with Auckland Live as to how they could put their new digital screen to use post-lockdown to help connect people within the city as as well as across the country and potential internationally. After the lockdown was lifted we responded to an Auckland Live RFP for […]

25 September

2019 Placemaking Week Kits

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2019 Placemaking Week Kits

To help support the second annual Tāmaki Makaurau Placemaking Week, we further developed our Community Placemaking Kits to create a version that focused on helping groups create their best ideas ideas for placemaking activations in their community. Starting from scratch in terms of how people would begin their placemaking journey, the new kits let people […]

15 August

2019 While the Light Lasts

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2019 While the Light Lasts

For our first commercial, public-facing ticketed event we decided to make it epic! While the Light Lasts was a grand immersive play experience for a sold-out audience of 240 guests. Devised in collaboration with the New Zealand Maritime Museum, we took over the entire museum for an evening – canape’s, a cash bar, a nautical […]

26 October

2018 Placemaking Week

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2018 Placemaking Week

The inaugural Tāmaki Makaurau Placemaking Week, an event initiated by New York’s Project for Public Spaces (www.pps.org), was held across 12-19th October 2018. Our contribution was to research, design and produce a set of twenty community ‘placemaking kits’ which were then lent out to community groups across Tāmaki Makaurau to inspire and help them devise […]

10 October

2018 Curious Tamariki

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2018 Curious Tamariki

We worked with the fine folks from the Gecko Trust to run a film-making workshop for a group of local youth from Whenuapai and Hobsonville. Focused on environmental science topics, we helped the group understand storytelling, shooting techniques, how to get good sound and use natural lighting to their benefit. Delighted with the talent, creativity […]

10 September

2018 HLC Open Days

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2018 HLC Open Days

HLC (Homes Land Community) work all across Auckland, building healthier homes and communities. We helped devise, create and facilitate physical engagement kit of tools to help inform, inspire and gather feedback from the public during community open days. Working over a series of events, we were able to further develop and adapt the engagement kit […]

30 March

2018 Panmure Fun Day

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2018 Panmure Fun Day

Our second year running the pirate-themed family fun trail around the Panmure Basin meant we could build on the activities we devised the year before. Perfect weather and fantastic facilitation volunteered by the Rotary Club of South Auckland led to an amazing day for all ages. Our focus is on helping people have fun, surprising […]

25 March

2018 Come Fly With Me Festival

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2018 Come Fly With Me Festival

We kept out fourth annual Come Fly With Me festival a simpler affair from previous years, but it was just as popular! Giant kites, games for all the family, food, crafty workshops and many many kites! The weather was fantastic and we were glad to help create another super fun day!

1 January

2017 Wondergarden Festival

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2017 Wondergarden Festival

We were invited to host the family-friendly area of the 2017 Wondergarden music festival down in the Wynyard Quarter. Teaming up with Captain Fetus McBoyle and his crew, we got crafty with the kids making and decorating their own wearable pirate ships and running a secret game for families to engage in a balloon-sword pirate […]

27 December

2017 Panmure Christmas

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2017 Panmure Christmas

For the 2017 Panmure Christmas Street Party, we created a giant chalk Christmas card right in the middle of the road and invited locals to help decorate it. As an additional way to celebrate, we also helped passersby turn themselves into chalk angels, fairies and gingerbread-people! A great, fun way to celebrate the holidays and […]