Posts Tagged ‘Avon River Precinct’

He Toki students leave their mark on the rebuild

A group of He Toki civil skills students used the Ngā Whāriki Manaaki (Woven Mats of Welcome) series to leave a lasting impression on the city. The 13 whāriki (weaving patterns) that form Ngā Whāriki Manaaki are a core element of the Te Papa Ōtākaro/Avon River Precinct redevelopment. The whāriki welcome visitors to our city….

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Down by the river

A boardwalk, new seats, lights and new planting are evidence of the redevelopment of Te Papa Ōtākaro/ Avon River Precinct. The first stage is now officially open after a ceremony which featured the Minister for Christchurch Earthquake Recovery, Gerry Brownlee, and Tuahiwi School.

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Future Vision

Out of the wreck of what was Christchurch, a new city is being planned. It may be a world first situation. In the wake of a devastating natural disaster, the local indigenous people are involved in the redesign and reconstruction of a city from the highest governance level right through to the actual physical reconstruction.

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