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Shifting sands at Oriental Bay

posted 11.19 in news.

Oriental Bay 1959

In the past 100 years the “rotunda” at Wellington’s Oriental Bay has been buffeted not just by wild seas, but also the less predictable winds of change. Shifting needs, mores, and economies have seen the structure reinvented several times, and it’s about to happen all over again.

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A month at Barangaroo

posted 10.10 in news.

The month that was.. It began with David Neustein looking at Rogers’ Barangaroo and seeing… Canary Wharf. I am looking at an image depicting a series of canals, which bisect the Barangaroo site, when it all becomes clear. These...

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Slug rubs Shed 10

posted 07.10 in news.

In a compromise decision if there ever was one, powers that be in Auckland have decided to keep one of the two 98 year old industrial sheds on Queens Wharf, and to build a temporary $9M tent next to it. This was thought to be for Rugby World Cup...

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Shed ache

posted 07.10 in news.

The architects-vs-the rest battle to keep the Queen’s Wharf sheds is getting hotter on the pages of the New Zealand Herald. Background: A half-baked rushed competition was held late last year for the quick construction of a cruise ship...

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Andrew (Boy) Charlton Pool

posted 04.08 in resources.

1C Mrs. Macquaries Road,
The Domain Sydney 2000

Ph: 02 9358 6686

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Park on the wharf

posted 02.08 in news.

In Auckland, Matthew Bradbury thinks Queens Wharf’s mooted international passenger terminal is a Yokohama of an opportunity. A NZ Herald editorial disagrees: “It is entirely possible that the development of Queens Wharf to satisfy the...

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