Kia Ora 2018!

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6 January 2018

A+W NZ saw the end of 2017 out in (informal) style with a small gathering to thank all of our volunteers who have contributed throughout the year. Our Xmas celebration and reflection on the year was held at Objectspace in Ponsonby, who very kindly donated to us the use of their space.

A big thank you goes out to Chow: Hill Architects, who covered the cost of catering the event - once they heard it was to be a 'byo plate' affarir due to low funds after our extremely busy year!

As per our last newsletter of 2017, we indulged ourselves by re-capping on all we have achieved in the year, as we believe it is important to acknowledge the efforts, talents and generosity of all who contribute to 'getting work done.'

EVENTS;

In Auckland:
A+W NZ at the Auckland Build Expo 2017
100 years of Architecture by Women Exhibition
A+W NZ / Interstices Lunch
SGA / A+W NZ Motu Kaikoura Building Workshop

In Wellington:
Film Fundraiser - No Ordinary Sheila
A+W NZ Dulux Awards 2017
A+W NZ Wellington Archi Tour

In New Plymouth:
A+W NZ Taranaki Exhibition

In Wanaka:
Site Visit to The Dacha by Eliska Lewis

In Hawkes Bay:
Site Visit to The Martin House by John Scott

NETWORKS;

A+W NZ Database: 713 and growing
A+W NZ Facebook: 2413 followers/likes
A+W NZ Instagram: 1182 followers
A+W NZ Twitter: 1643 followers 

RESEARCH;

Establishment of the Tātuhi / Drawing Architecture: Sarah Treadwell Archive

Additions to the A+W NZ Timeline for Re-Exhibition in the University of Auckland's Centenary Celebrations and NZIA Festival of Architecture

A+W NZ Dulux Awards 2017 Publication

 

POLICY;

In May 2017 A+W NZ submitted to the MBIE Pay Equity Bill,

Advisory role in the the NZIA / ENZ / ACENZ Diversity [A]Gender project

 

Thank you to all who have helped make this possible, including all the architectural practices who recognise the efforts of their practice members involved in A+W NZ projects and events.

AND WELCOME 2018!