Matuku Takotako Sumner Centre

The community of Sumner in Christchurch has a new heart at its centre again, with the opening of Matuku Takotako: Sumner Centre which is home to Sumner’s library, community centre and museum. Christchurch City has a proud history of investing in libraries, with a network of 21 facilities. The completion of the Sumner Centre raises […]

Papamoa Surf Rescue Base

Papamoa Beach is a favourite destination for Kiwis. What’s less appealing is the state of it’s existing surf life saving building. But that’s set for a real sea change. The Papamoa Surf Lifesaving Club has been dedicated to keeping swimmers safe since 1988. But its clubrooms – built in 1990 – weren’t helping the Club […]

Oi Manawa – Canterbury Earthquake Memorial

Oi Manawa – the Canterbury Earthquake Memorial Project was delivered by Ōtākaro in partnership with the Christchurch City Council, Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu and the Ministry for Culture and Heritage.

Award Winning Devonport Library

Te Pãtaka Kõrero O Te Hau Kapua Devonport library has won two NZ Property Council Awards for 2015 and was a finalist in the Public Library of the Year Awards.