PKN_AKL_55 // 7 Sept 2017 // Navy Museum // Courage

August 23, 2017 on 8:41 am | In News | No Comments

Pecha Kucha Night Auckland vol.55 // a collaboration between The Navy Museum, Depot Artspace and Pecha Kucha // topic: Courage // 7 September 2017 // 64 King Edward Parade, Torpedo Bay, Devonport, Auckland //doors open 6.30pm // start 7pm // free entry, please register here

List of speakers(order might change):

  • Larry Robbins // former commanding officer of HMNZS MONOWAI // Rescue in the Pacific
  • Belinda King // designer and activist // “Where Shall We Call Home?” the exhibition
  • Alodia Bourke // female manager in a male dominated industry // “challenges and benefits”
  • Fiona Jameson // Executive Officer of the warship Te Mana //
  • Jermaine Reihana // visual artist // on the Kakano Project
  • John Lyall // artist // Sarajevo Zima, the winter festival, soon after the war
  • Michael Holmes // teacher, Takapuna Primary School // the courage of learning te Reo Māori as a Pākehā
  • Boba Markovic Baluchova // responsible development journalist // “postponing my career for being a mother”

PKN_AKL_54 // 25 July 2017 // UNITEC

July 6, 2017 on 11:59 am | In News | No Comments

Te Puna – Unitec Institute of Technology // Building 180, Entry 4, Carrington Road, Mt Albert, Auckland // Doors open 6.30pm, Presentations start 7.00pm // free entry // please register as seats are limited // sold out

part 2 // Vision, Strategies and Solutions of Urban Design, Housing and Infrastructure in Auckland

List of presnters (order will change):

  • Tony van Raat // Chair of the Auckland Branch of the NZIA, NZ Commissioner for the Venice Architecture Biennale 2014/2016 // on ”Alternative Social Housing”
  • Rachel De Lambert // landscape architect // Auckland needs density – being bolder in the face of change
  • Tim Gummer // designer // “Cohousing - Right here, Right Now”
  • Verney Ryan // co-leader, Beacon Pathway // ‘assessing medium density and neighbourhoods’
  • Frith Walker // Manager Placemaking // All the Park’s a Stage  (what theatre has taught me about placemaking) // www.panuku.co.nz
  • Justin Kean // Assett Management Director, WLC // Unitec and Wairaka – The Secret Source
  • Mark Fraser // General Manager Precinct Renewal, HLC // “Auckland’s surprising about face on density - housing typology and density changes this market cycle”
  • Greer Rasmussen // about Women and Cities
  • Tim Robinson // Principal Architect, JASMAX // “CODs, TODs & TOCs”
  • Andre de Graaf // Director - Isthmus // Small house - Great city?

PKN_AKL_53 // 22 June 2017 // UNITEC

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Te Noho Kotahitanga Marae – Unitec Institute of Technology // Building 178, Entry 3, Carrington Road, Mt Albert, Auckland // Welcome to the Marae 6.00pm, Presentations start 6.30pm // free entry // please register as seats are limited

part 1 // Vision, Strategies and Solutions of Urban Design, Housing and Infrastructure in Auckland

List of presenters(in this order):

  • Darren Davis // Transport & Land Use Integration Manager // Auckland Design Office, Auckland Council // “A short history of public space in Tāmaki Makaurau”
  • Liam McRoberts // Architectural graduate, Gen Zero // future housing
  • Sasha Borissenko // VICE Journalist and Simpson Grierson communications specialist // A New Zealand Renter’s Paradise
  • Matthew Bradbury // Associate Professor Landscape Architecture, Unitec // Auckland, the Linear City
  • Chris Harris // Urban Historian // Auckland as it Might Have Been
  • Jeremy Hansen // Paperboy editor // the 10 best urban things happening in Auckland right now
  • Jessamine Fraser // Principal Architect, Fraser Architects // the neighbourhood as a habitat for humans
  • Christian Pistauer // Workplace strategist, workplace and product designer // How the future of work can help to solve Auckland transport
  • Anna Wallace // Development Manager - Waterfront //
  • Julie Fairey // Local government politician // “Five Ways to (Community) Wellbeing”

PKN_AKL_52 // 23 February 2017 // ‘where city meets sea’

February 4, 2017 on 8:09 am | In News, Auckland | No Comments

Pecha Kucha Night Auckland vol. 52 in collaboration with the New Zealand Maritime Museum /// ‘where city meets sea’ /// 23rd February 2017 /// The Maritime Room, 149 Quay St, CBD /// start 7.00pm, doors open 6.30pm /// free entry, eftpos bar /// come early as there will be limited seats available

Museum galleries open late

List of presenters:

  • Richelle Kahui-McConnell /// Environmental and Social Capital Broker /// Manager of Aotearoas’ only Hapu based mussel reef restoration programme on behalf of Ngati Whatua Orakei
  • Matt Ball /// Head of Communications, Ports of Auckland /// Behind the Red Fence
  • Myfanwy Eaves /// Archeologist /// Tasman vs Pacific, Manukau vs Waitemata, Lord Auckland vs Onehunga
  • John Miller /// Documentary Photographer /// Remembering Takaparawhau - Bastion Point, 40 Years After
  • Tamsin Hanly /// Educationalist /// On her recent decolonised curriculum for schools
  • Christopher Dempsey /// Bicycle meets City meets Sea
  • Simon van Praag /// Director, Fresh Concept /// The waters edge - The great connector
  • Lewis Booth, Leena Kheir, Beckham Low, Lucy Vete /// UOA students, architectecture School /// KIWA-Whare Mauri of the Pacific
  • Mark Graham /// KIWA /// A Purpose for Auckland’s Iconic Waterfront Building

PKN_AKL_51 // 05 July 2016 // Auckland on the move

June 13, 2016 on 10:16 am | In News, Auckland | No Comments

Pecha Kucha Night Auckland vol. 51 // the Urban Transportation edition // “Auckland on the move” – How do we get/ want to get around in our city? Tuesday 5 July 2016 // Hopetoun Alpha, 19 Beresford Square, CBD // 7.00pm start // doors open 6.00pm // free entry, eftpos bar, supported by Auckland Transport

List of presenters and topics:

  • Liz Root // CRL Principal Sustainability Advisor // Delivering the City Rail Link Sustainably // https://at.govt.nz/projects-roadworks/city-rail-link/sustainability/
  • Stuart Harwood // DIYer // Building an ebike on the cheap // www.borderline.co.nz
  • Nick, McKay and Haydn // AUT Industrial design students // improving multi-modal travel around Auckland
  • Rob Henderson // Project Manager, Christchurch Bike Share // Spark Bikes
  • Rob Mayo // Customer Experience Designer // Japan: the narrow roads of the deep north and what they mean for the Auckland transport journey
  • Kathryn King // Walking and Cycling Manager, Auckland Transport // What is the place for cycling in Auckland?
  • Silvia Spieksma // A local realist // on where private property meets the public realm
  • Alain Brideson // Transportation Designer // from A to B
  • Jack J. Jiang // Urban Designer // Travel Behaviour: Laziness or Convenience

PKN_AKL_50 // 03 March 2016

February 11, 2016 on 11:49 am | In News, Auckland | No Comments

PKN_AKL_50 // ‘edition_50’ // thursday 03 March 2016 // ALSCO yard, 368 New North Rd, Kingsland // start 8.00pm, doors open 7.30pm  // come early as there will be limited seats // in case of bad weather, we have an inside option onsite

List of presenters(in that order):

  • Christine Foley // Manager Kingsland Business Society // ‘Of cabbages and kings – a local partnership’
  • Lisa Taouma // producer FRESH TV // From DUSKy maidens to DAWN raids: Re-picturing Paradise through the lens of the new Pacificans
  • Dr. Rebecca Stafford // Crusading to stop smart people from underperforming // “Start! Finish! The top strategy for beating procrastination” // http://rebecca-stafford.org/
  • John Lyall // artist // In search of Indochine ( with the planet of the apps)
  • Steve Barden // Branch Manager, ALSCO // PK host presentation
  • Chris Berthelsen // vagrant // on losing rusty blades in school play areas // http://a-small-lab.com _ http://small-workshop.info
  • Alan Hayward // Sustainability consultant Context architects // to architectural Infinity and Beyond
  • Scotty Cotter // Director Massive Company // Making The Wholehearted: Theatre of shared culture // www.massivecompany.co.nz
  • Yolanda and Julian Bartram // director of BODYFX // A career in painting people and pavements // www.bodyfx.co.nz
  • Paul Janman // movie director // Fragments of the Great South Road on foot and on film // https://m.facebook.com/greatsouthroadfragments/
  • Tosh Graham // graduate landscape architect at Urbanlogic // A Landscape of Prophecy: Landscape through the lens of indigenous prophecy

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