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Waikato & Bay of Plenty Branch Events

Monday 18 September - Sunday 8 October

Tauira Waihanga & Kōwhaiwhai noa | Architectural Models & Art Exhibition

Hours vary daily,  People's Gallery Toi ka rere, Tauranga

This kōwhaiwhai paintings are part of a series, Ngā Kōwhaiwhai noa o Te Papa, designed specifically for the Tauranga City and wider built environment. The designs celebrate what the whenua once was, before the city established. A presentation by the artist will take place on Mon 18 Sept at 6pm. Click here for more information and booking.


Tuesday 19 September

Movie Night: Brown vs Brown

5:30pm, Lido Cinema, Hamilton

Brown vs. Brown is a New Zealand mid-century architectural film. Seen through the lens of filmmaker Simon Mark-Brown, son of the late architect Peter Mark-Brown, the documentary takes us on a whirlwind tour of New Zealand's iconic mid-century era homes! Click here for booking.


Wednesday 20 September

Open Offices

1:00pm - 4:00pm, various office locations in Tauranga and Rotorua

Discover the captivating world of architectural design and the creative minds behind a range of participating NZIA Practices. Click the Practice name below for more info:
Jigsaw Architects
Brendon Gordon Architects
Ignite Tauranga
DCA Architects


Wellness Architecture

5:30pm - 7:30pm, Ignite Architects, Tauranga

This interactive panel discussion with WELL accredited professionals Shara Paulo and Zoë Delano and thought leader Grant Armstrong will explore how wellness architecture is shaping our built environment and ultimately serving you, its occupants. Click here for more information and booking.


Thursday 21 September

Ngā Kākano o Tikanga Whaihanga

5:30pm - 8:30pm, Wintec Te Pūkenga, Hamilton

This public evening of talks is a celebration of local kaupapa Māori architecture in the Waikato & Bay of Plenty regions. Click here for more information and booking.