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 […]

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 […]

2 December

Bin the Bag

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Bin the Bag

Throughout 2017 we were contracted by Auckland Council for the rollout of the new waste management system in Manukau.  The ‘Bin the Bag’ community engagement campaign was created to inform the public of the new system, help them understand the reasons behind the changes and after the new bins had been delivered, ease the transition […]

11 September

The Cigarette Butts

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The Cigarette Butts

We were commissioned by Auckland Council to develop, install and measure the effects of four different creative approaches to promote correct cigarette littering (i.e. not putting cigarette butts on the ground) in the Auckland CBD. The intent of the project was to experiment and test the different approaches in order to reveal key learning that […]

17 July

House of Eternal Return, Santa Fe

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House of Eternal Return, Santa Fe

We are empassioned and inspired by immersive, experiential experiences and endeavour (we also like alliteration) to embed interactivity into the work we do, in whatever form it takes. The House of Eternal Return installation, created by the Meow Wolf Collective in Santa Fe looks to be right up our alley.  We would love to involved […]

9 April

2017 Come Fly With Me

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2017 Come Fly With Me

This was the second year we ran this annual event at Hobsonville Point.  This time we teamed up with the local Hobsonville Point Secondary School, who used the event as part of a school-wide project and helped us develop and run a host of different activities throughout the day.  All school subjects were covered in […]

19 March

2017 Panmure Fun Day

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2017 Panmure Fun Day

The Panmure Fun Day is an annual full-day community event held in celebration of the wonderful Panmure Basin and local environs. We were engaged to give participants a fun excuse to walk around the entire perimeter of the basin.  Fully embracing the piratical theme, we created a passport on which to collect stamps for completing […]

28 February

2017 Young Enterprise Scheme

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2017 Young Enterprise Scheme

We were commissioned to create the opening activities for the 2017 Young Enterprise Scheme’s kick-off days across Auckland.  Catering for up to 600 students per event, we developed and facilitated a series of activities to help students prepare for a busy day of future planning, team working and idea generation. The activities were centered around […]