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12 • 05 • 24 / Arts & Culture / News / People

Voices From the Pacific: Graphic designer Aitken Hawkins

For the Writers Festival, our Pavilion Panels feature the words of four young Pacific poets writing about how climate change is affecting the islands. The panels were designed by Samoan New Zealand graphic designer Aitken Hawkins, who talks here about his work. 

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Voices From the Pacific: Graphic designer Aitken Hawkins

06 • 05 • 24 / Arts & Culture / News

Rising Pacific sea levels and the poetic response

Four Pacific poets bring climate change concerns to Britomart's Pavilion Panels in a collaboration with Auckland Writers Festival Waituhi o Tāmaki. 

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Rising Pacific sea levels and the poetic response

14 • 05 • 24 / Arts & Culture / News

Streetside: Britomart

Streetside: Britomart is a free, fun, frantic night of literary improvisation, experimentation and collaboration, with more than 30 poets, authors, playwrights, musicians and other artists stepping up at six venues around Britomart.

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Streetside: Britomart

03 • 04 • 24 / News / Sustainability

Greening the City 2024 | Meet illustrator Hope McConnell

Hope McConnell is a young Bay of Plenty illustrator and designer who created this year's fun, fresh images of native trees to go alongside our Greening the City native tree giveaway.

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Greening the City 2024 | Meet illustrator Hope McConnell

22 • 04 • 24 / Food / Style / News

Britomart Anzac Hours

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Britomart Anzac Hours

19 • 03 • 24 / Food / News

Britomart Easter Hours

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Britomart Easter Hours

19 • 03 • 24 / Arts & Culture

Greening the City 2024

Our Greening the City initiative gave away thousands of native trees in Takutai Square, and raised money for reforestation in the process. 

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Greening the City 2024

22 • 04 • 24 / Arts & Culture / News

The street dance battles taking over Britomart

The team bringing street dance battles to Britomart has got all the right moves. 

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The street dance battles taking over Britomart

26 • 03 • 24 / News / Sustainability

Our 2023 Sustainability Report

Our fifth annual Sustainability Report is looks into Britomart's carbon emissions, our community events and activations, our latest work to develop the Britomart neighbourhood's heritage buildings in a sustainable way, and how some of our lease partners are progressing with their own fascinating sustainability initiatives. 

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Our 2023 Sustainability Report

26 • 03 • 24 / News / Sustainability

Letter from the CEO

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Letter from the CEO

26 • 03 • 24 / News / Sustainability

Our sustainability targets for 2024

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Our sustainability targets for 2024

26 • 03 • 24 / News / Sustainability

Britomart’s Sustainability Report Card: how did we do on our 2023 goals?

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Britomart’s Sustainability Report Card: how did we do on our 2023 goals?

26 • 03 • 24 / News / Sustainability

Greenhouse Gas Emissions: Our Progress

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Greenhouse Gas Emissions: Our Progress

26 • 03 • 24 / News / Sustainability

Measuring the energy efficiency of Britomart’s buildings

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Measuring the energy efficiency of Britomart’s buildings

26 • 03 • 24 / News / Sustainability

The future of work, social connectivity and sustainability.

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The future of work, social connectivity and sustainability.

26 • 03 • 24 / News / Sustainability

How does Auckland stack up as a world city? A new report finds out.

How does Auckland stack up as a world city? A new report finds out.

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How does Auckland stack up as a world city? A new report finds out.

26 • 03 • 24 / News / Sustainability

How real-time GDP data can underpin economic sustainability.

How real-time GDP data can underpin economic sustainability. 

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How real-time GDP data can underpin economic sustainability.

26 • 03 • 24 / News / Sustainability

Community connection: how we try to make people feel welcome.

Community connection: how we try to make people feel welcome. 

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Community connection: how we try to make people feel welcome.

26 • 03 • 24 / News / Sustainability

High school students aren’t just finding out about career possibilities at EY – they’re teaching the organisation things, too.

High school students aren't just finding out about career possibilities at EY – they're teaching the organisation things, too. 

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High school students aren’t just finding out about career possibilities at EY – they’re teaching the organisation things, too.

26 • 03 • 24 / News / Sustainability

What Hoani Waititi students are learning at Britomart – and how they’re leading businesses in the precinct.

What Hoani Waititi students are learning at Britomart – and how they're leading businesses in the precinct. 

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What Hoani Waititi students are learning at Britomart – and how they’re leading businesses in the precinct.

26 • 03 • 24 / News / Sustainability

How Southern Pastures farms are making a sustainable future a reality.

How Southern Pastures farms are making a sustainable future a reality. 

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How Southern Pastures farms are making a sustainable future a reality.

26 • 03 • 24 / News / Sustainability

How Westpac’s Sustainable Farm Loans are showing agribusiness options for more sustainable futures.

How Westpac's Sustainable Farm Loans are showing agribusiness options for more sustainable futures. 

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How Westpac’s Sustainable Farm Loans are showing agribusiness options for more sustainable futures.

26 • 03 • 24 / News / Sustainability

A festival about the climate? How Michelle Kennedy’s Auckland Climate Festival is leading the way.

A festival about the climate? How Michelle Kennedy's Auckland Climate Festival is leading the way. 

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A festival about the climate? How Michelle Kennedy’s Auckland Climate Festival is leading the way.

26 • 03 • 24 / News / Sustainability

NZ Geographic has been focusing on a sustainable future for over 25 years.

NZ Geographic has been focusing on a sustainable future for over 25 years. 

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NZ Geographic has been focusing on a sustainable future for over 25 years.

26 • 03 • 24 / News / Sustainability

How David Maucor is helping businesses seize the opportunities of sustainability.

How David Maucor is helping businesses seize the opportunities of sustainability. 

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How David Maucor is helping businesses seize the opportunities of sustainability.

26 • 03 • 24 / News / Sustainability

The rich history and bright future of Britomart’s Kiwi Tavern Building.

The rich history and bright future of Britomart's Kiwi Tavern Building.

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The rich history and bright future of Britomart’s Kiwi Tavern Building.

26 • 03 • 24 / News / Sustainability

Arup’s experiment on itself: bringing the Living Building Challenge to its Britomart offices.

Arup's experiment on itself: bringing the Living Building Challenge to its Britomart offices.

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Arup’s experiment on itself: bringing the Living Building Challenge to its Britomart offices.

23 • 05 • 24 / Arts & Culture / News

K-Pop Sundays at Britomart with NZKDA

The NZ Korean Dance Association brings hot dance routines to Takutai Square with K-Pop Sundays. 

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K-Pop Sundays at Britomart with NZKDA

31 • 01 • 24 / Arts & Culture / News

Out-pour and Out-source: Peter Wing’s exhibition for Pride

Peter Wing Seeto's photographs allow their friends present themselves - or amplified, aspirational versions of themselves - for the camera. 

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Out-pour and Out-source: Peter Wing’s exhibition for Pride

15 • 01 • 24 / Arts & Culture / News

How Tāmaki Paenga Hira is becoming a museum for the 21st century

Chantal Knowles is one of three co-directors at the Māori and Pacific textile and fibre centre, Te Aho Mutunga Kore, at Auckland Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira. We spoke to her about how museums are changing their role in today's society, and how Te Aho Mutunga Kore is helping the Museum move towards a more collaborative, community-led model. 

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How Tāmaki Paenga Hira is becoming a museum for the 21st century

06 • 12 • 23 / Arts & Culture / News

Te Aho Mutunga Kore: The Eternal Thread

Our summer exhibition with Auckland Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira focuses on an amazing collection of woven and fabric works and the communities that made them. 

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Te Aho Mutunga Kore: The Eternal Thread

06 • 12 • 23 / Arts & Culture

Wonder and Soul: Salome Tanuvasa’s summer flag installation

Full of joy and energy, artist Salome Tanuvasa's flags are flying all over Britomart this summer. 

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Wonder and Soul: Salome Tanuvasa’s summer flag installation

27 • 11 • 23 / Arts & Culture

Micheal McCabe’s “clowny” cocktail trolley for Takutai Square

How designer Micheal McCabe is helping Britomart bring back the cocktail trolley.

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Micheal McCabe’s “clowny” cocktail trolley for Takutai Square

03 • 11 • 23 / Arts & Culture / News

Redbull Dance Your Styles NZ Winner: John Vaifale aka Happyfeet

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Redbull Dance Your Styles NZ Winner: John Vaifale aka Happyfeet

01 • 11 • 23 / Food / Business at Britomart / News

Four Square comes to Britomart!

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Four Square comes to Britomart!

22 • 09 • 23 / News

Dream Big Downtown

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Dream Big Downtown

28 • 08 • 23 / News / Sustainability

Justin Morgenroth knows one way cities can get greener.

Urban tree expert Justin Morgenroth says city forests can help combat climate change. We just need more of them. 

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Justin Morgenroth knows one way cities can get greener.

17 • 08 • 23 / News

A new report ranks Auckland alongside nine other global cities

A new report shows the opportunities and challenges Auckland faces in comparison to other international cities. Here, Pam Ford from Tātaki Auckland Unlimited talks about the issues the report raises. 

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A new report ranks Auckland alongside nine other global cities

06 • 09 • 23 / Business at Britomart / News / People / Sustainability

This is how we want to work: Rachel Brown

The senior solicitor at Anderson Lloyd values flexibility as well as learning from her colleagues. 

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This is how we want to work: Rachel Brown

06 • 09 • 23 / Business at Britomart / News / People / Sustainability

This is how we want to work: Siosiua Tukutukunga

The senior customer representative at Westpac on what he likes about the office. 

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This is how we want to work: Siosiua Tukutukunga

06 • 09 • 23 / Business at Britomart / People / Sustainability

This is how we want to work: Ria Sharma

The brand strategist at Previously Unavailable is learning to make flexibility work for her. 

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This is how we want to work: Ria Sharma

06 • 09 • 23 / Business at Britomart / People / Sustainability

This is how we want to work: Renee Black

The senior consultant at EY says her generation's work motivations are purpose-driven. 

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This is how we want to work: Renee Black

06 • 09 • 23 / Business at Britomart / People / Sustainability

This is how we want to work: Samuel Negash

The architecture graduate at Monk Mackenzie says in-office work helps him learn more quickly. 

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This is how we want to work: Samuel Negash

30 • 07 • 23 / Food / News

Restaurant Month 2023

Restaurant Month 2023 is back in August! Take advantage of Restaurant Month to try Auckland's best eateries at wallet-friendly prices.

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Restaurant Month 2023

28 • 06 • 23 / Arts & Culture / News

What Matariki Means to Me

A portrait series with photographer Mataara Stokes and the students from Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Hoani Waititi Marae asks the question ‘What does Matariki mean to you?’ 

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What Matariki Means to Me

29 • 05 • 23 / Business at Britomart / News

Every workplace needs a mental health plan. Sounds hard? Sir John Kirwan has some easy suggestions.

Part of making people feel better connected at work involves getting everyone to open up about their mental wellbeing. 

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Every workplace needs a mental health plan. Sounds hard? Sir John Kirwan has some easy suggestions.

29 • 05 • 23 / Business at Britomart / News

Workplace design has to change. Architect Erin Peavey has some ideas on how it can do so.

If you're wanting to forge happy and productive connections in the office, you need to design the spaces right. 

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Workplace design has to change. Architect Erin Peavey has some ideas on how it can do so.

29 • 05 • 23 / Business at Britomart / News

Sarah Wright knows why so many people feel lonely at work.

People want to connect at work. They just need some leadership around when and how they could be doing that. 

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Sarah Wright knows why so many people feel lonely at work.

12 • 05 • 23 / Business at Britomart / News

Three perspectives on the future of work

Flexible working styles are here to stay – which means there are a number of ways organisations can adapt to embrace this new reality.

Three views on the future of work is the latest in a series of interviews we’ve been conducting about the shifts in workplace culture that flexible working is creating. Click through to read more. 

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Three perspectives on the future of work

17 • 04 • 23 / News / Sustainability

Meet artist Pounamu Wharekawa, Greening the City illustrator

The tree illustrations that sit alongside this year’s Greening the City native tree giveaway – which you’ll see on the panels around the Pavilions and in the Atrium on Takutai, and the tree-care cards we’re giving away with our trees – have been created by takatāpui artist Pounamu Wharekawa (Ngāi te Rangi, they/themme).

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Meet artist Pounamu Wharekawa, Greening the City illustrator

05 • 04 • 23 / News

Join us at our Britomart Breakfast talk events

Start the day right at our Britomart Breakfast talk sessions. They're free – book your tickets now! 

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Join us at our Britomart Breakfast talk events

03 • 04 • 23 / Style / News / Sustainability

Making the moonshot: Tim Brown on designing Allbirds’ net-zero carbon sneaker

It’s been a big year for Allbirds. Since the company went public in late 2021, its share price has experienced some serious air turbulence. But the little Kiwi-US start-up that could hasn’t been knocked off-course in its ambition to produce the world’s most sustainable shoes. They’ve just announced they’ve succeeded in their multi-year ambition to create a net zero-carbon sneaker produced without buying carbon offsets.

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Making the moonshot: Tim Brown on designing Allbirds’ net-zero carbon sneaker

28 • 03 • 23 / Arts & Culture

Greening the City 2023

We’re Greening the City by giving away thousands of native trees in Takutai Square. 

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Greening the City 2023

28 • 02 • 23 / Arts & Culture

Telly Tuita’s Tongpop comes to Britomart

Telly Tuita's dayglo self-portraits feature metallic bodysuits, crazy headdresses and tapa-style backdrops.

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Telly Tuita’s Tongpop comes to Britomart

16 • 02 • 23 / Arts & Culture

Te Tīmatanga Huarahi Toi at Britomart

Britomart's collaboration with Auckland Pride showcases the creativity of Maia Keane, Pounamu Wharewaka and Renati Waaka, three Takatāpui Māori artists.

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Te Tīmatanga Huarahi Toi at Britomart

08 • 12 • 22 / Arts & Culture / Business at Britomart / News

We’re celebrating the opening of the historic Hayman Kronfeld Buildings

More than a century old, the Hayman and Kronfeld Buildings have been refurbished to 5 Green Star standards to offer a whole new life to the city. 

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We’re celebrating the opening of the historic Hayman Kronfeld Buildings

04 • 03 • 24 / Arts & Culture / News

Auckland Arts Festival at Britomart

Britomart is proud to host Te Ahurei Toi o Tāmaki | Auckland Arts Festival with live performances in Takutai Square. Bring your friends and family along and enjoy an incredible variety of fun and free events.

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Auckland Arts Festival at Britomart

24 • 11 • 22 / Arts & Culture

Bon Voyage Good Trip Be Good: Britomart’s Summer Exhibition

Britomart's Summer Exhibition of photographs by John Rykenberg from 1958-1962 throws it back to the days of festivities and farewells on Auckland's wharves.

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Bon Voyage Good Trip Be Good: Britomart’s Summer Exhibition

23 • 11 • 22 / Business at Britomart / News / Sustainability

Our 2022 Sustainability Report

In our fourth annual Sustainability Report, we bring together a year's worth of stories about community events and activations, green building projects, our work to reduce carbon emissions and making the shift to sustainable financing. 

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Our 2022 Sustainability Report

23 • 11 • 22 / Business at Britomart / News / Sustainability

A letter from Britomart’s chief executive, Matthew Cockram

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A letter from Britomart’s chief executive, Matthew Cockram

23 • 11 • 22 / Business at Britomart / News / Sustainability

Our 2022 Sustainability Report Card

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Our 2022 Sustainability Report Card

23 • 11 • 22 / Business at Britomart / News / Sustainability

Our sustainability goals for 2023

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Our sustainability goals for 2023

23 • 11 • 22 / Business at Britomart / News / Sustainability

Sustainability Report 2022 Sarah Hull

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Sustainability Report 2022 Sarah Hull

23 • 11 • 22 / Business at Britomart / News / Sustainability

Our progress on Toitū Carbonreduce, NABERSNZ and Waste

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Our progress on Toitū Carbonreduce, NABERSNZ and Waste

23 • 11 • 22 / Business at Britomart / News / Sustainability

When it comes to emissions reductions, there’s no progress without good data

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When it comes to emissions reductions, there’s no progress without good data

23 • 11 • 22 / Business at Britomart / News / Sustainability

Finance is going green. That means debt can be green, too

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Finance is going green. That means debt can be green, too

23 • 11 • 22 / Business at Britomart / News / Sustainability

Sustainable buildings are assets you can bank on

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Sustainable buildings are assets you can bank on

23 • 11 • 22 / Business at Britomart / News / Sustainability

Our social sustainability events and activations in 2022

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Our social sustainability events and activations in 2022

17 • 04 • 23 / Arts & Culture

Words writ large (and loud) for the Writers Festival

We're celebrating the Auckland Writers Festival Waituhi o Tāmaki at Britomart all May, with poetry published large and a very special free event. 

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Words writ large (and loud) for the Writers Festival

01 • 05 • 23 / Arts & Culture

Poetry at Britomart: Poet laureate Chris Tse

Britomart is proud to present new poetry all over the precinct to celebrate the Auckland Writers Festival Waituhi o Tāmaki, rendered in posters by Inhouse Design. The posters are presented as text fragments, but you can read each work in full here on our website. This one is Chris Tse's Geometric Growth (after Guy Ngan).

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Poetry at Britomart: Poet laureate Chris Tse

01 • 05 • 23 / Arts & Culture

Poetry at Britomart: The Holiday Fish Goes to Work by Joanna Cho

Britomart is proud to present new poetry all over the precinct to celebrate the Auckland Writers Festival Waituhi o Tāmaki, rendered in posters by Inhouse Design. The posters are presented as text fragments, but you can read each work in full here on our website. This one is The Holiday Fish Goes to Work by Joanna Cho.  

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Poetry at Britomart: The Holiday Fish Goes to Work by Joanna Cho

01 • 05 • 23 / Arts & Culture

Poetry at Britomart: A Missionary Falls in Love with a Coloniser by Takunda Muzondiwa

Britomart is proud to present new poetry all over the precinct to celebrate the Auckland Writers Festival Waituhi o Tāmaki, rendered in posters by Inhouse Design. The posters are presented as text fragments, but you can read each work in full here on our website. This one is A Missionary Falls in Love with a Coloniser by Takunda Muzvondiwa. 

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Poetry at Britomart: A Missionary Falls in Love with a Coloniser by Takunda Muzondiwa

01 • 05 • 23 / Arts & Culture

Poetry at Britomart: E hoa/friends by Robert Sullivan

Britomart is proud to present new poetry all over the precinct to celebrate the Auckland Writers Festival Waituhi o Tāmaki, rendered in posters by Inhouse Design. The posters are presented as text fragments, but you can read each work in full here on our website. This one is E hoa/friends by Robert Sullivan. 

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Poetry at Britomart: E hoa/friends by Robert Sullivan

01 • 05 • 23 / Arts & Culture

Poetry at Britomart: ACTIVITIES by Laura Vincent

Britomart is proud to present new poetry all over Britomart to celebrate the Auckland Writers Festival Waituhi o Tāmaki, rendered in posters by Inhouse Design. The posters are presented as text fragments, but you can read each work in full here on our website. This one is Laura Vincent's ACTIVITIES.

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Poetry at Britomart: ACTIVITIES by Laura Vincent

23 • 11 • 22 / Business at Britomart / News / Sustainability

Karen Walker: How to restructure your supply chain

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Karen Walker: How to restructure your supply chain

23 • 11 • 22 / Business at Britomart / News / Sustainability

Nathan Houpapa: How to hold a team together through a crisis

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Nathan Houpapa: How to hold a team together through a crisis

23 • 11 • 22 / Business at Britomart / News / Sustainability

Belinda van Eyndhoven: How to use banking to build a more sustainable economy.

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Belinda van Eyndhoven: How to use banking to build a more sustainable economy.

23 • 11 • 22 / Business at Britomart / News / Sustainability

Our environmental sustainability activations in 2022

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Our environmental sustainability activations in 2022

23 • 11 • 22 / Business at Britomart / News / Sustainability

Old building, new tricks; upgrading a heritage warehouse to modern green standards

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Old building, new tricks; upgrading a heritage warehouse to modern green standards

23 • 11 • 22 / Business at Britomart / News / Sustainability

When built history gets personal

The refurbishment of Britomart’s Kronfeld Building has illuminated the rich and turbulent history of Gustav Kronfeld, the Prussian-born trader who first occupied it. 

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When built history gets personal

01 • 11 • 22 / News

Best spots for a festive celebration at Britomart

Planning a party? Big, small, elegant or rowdy, there's a place for your end-of-year celebration at Britomart. 

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Best spots for a festive celebration at Britomart

05 • 10 • 22 / Arts & Culture / Sustainability

These two Nohonga design teams are thinking about climate resilience while sitting down

Four new benches designed by teams of landscape architects are occupying Takutai Square for the Climate Festival in October. Here, we speak to two of the teams about how they decided to respond to the theme of Climate Resilience. 

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These two Nohonga design teams are thinking about climate resilience while sitting down

05 • 10 • 22 / Arts & Culture / Sustainability

The designers behind Nohonga Tuarua are creating new places to sit in Takutai Square

It's a design challenge that invites people to sit down and contemplate: teams of landscape architects have dreamed up benches for Takutai Square on the theme of Climate Resilience. 

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The designers behind Nohonga Tuarua are creating new places to sit in Takutai Square

28 • 09 • 22 / Food / News

Maggie Gray wants to feed you (and all your friends)

Maggie Gray, one of the two co-founders of the Food Truck Collective, has always loved events. Maggie and her business partner Tim van der Werff set up the collective around six years ago. At the time she was operating her own smoothie truck, and having worked in events previously, could see the potential for getting people together over good, inexpensive food.

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Maggie Gray wants to feed you (and all your friends)

25 • 08 • 22 / News

Enjoying Britomart after dark

There's always something going on in the central city, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week; Britomart keeps bustling long after dark and starts to stir well before dawn. There are waiters and bartenders taking care of customers until the wee hours; cleaners making things nice before thousands of workers stroll in; security guards saying hi and keeping people safe. Here, we talk to a few of the people from Britomart who are absolutely not living nine-to-five lives. 

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Enjoying Britomart after dark

23 • 08 • 22 / News

Frank Camorra

MoVida has been a dining institution in Melbourne for nearly 20 years, serving up modern Spanish food using Antipodean ingredients in a convivial atmosphere. Next week, the New Zealand flagship of the restaurant opens in the Seafarers Building at Britomart. We caught up with founder Frank Camorra to find out what he'll be putting in front of eager Auckland diners.  

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Frank Camorra

08 • 08 • 22 / Food

Iconic eats at Britomart

Dishes become iconic because they're so innovative they change the way we think about food, because they're so immaculately executed that they become best-in-class or because they're a popular fave that always hits the spot.

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Iconic eats at Britomart

01 • 08 • 22 / Business at Britomart / News

Amber Coulter’s firm has gone fully flexible – and as far as the future of the office goes, they’re still working things out.

The co-founder of TRA says team members can choose when and how they work - as long as it's a win for them, their teams, and their clients. 

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Amber Coulter’s firm has gone fully flexible – and as far as the future of the office goes, they’re still working things out.

01 • 08 • 22 / Business at Britomart / News

EY’s Kate Hillman says the future of the office is collaborative – and that flexibility is here to stay.

The global consulting firm's leader of People and Culture for Oceania says having leaders in the office is key to the rest of the team turning up. 

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EY’s Kate Hillman says the future of the office is collaborative – and that flexibility is here to stay.

01 • 08 • 22 / Business at Britomart / News

Bringing your whole self to work is “bullshit”, says Sandy Burgham. She’s got other ideas about how things need to change at work.

Everybody is asking questions about the future of the office and the future of work. Leadership coach Sandy Burgham says we need to look deeper for answers. 

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Bringing your whole self to work is “bullshit”, says Sandy Burgham. She’s got other ideas about how things need to change at work.

28 • 07 • 22 / Food / News

Melbourne fave Movida is bringing its fantastic fare to Britomart

The good news for foodies? Iconic Melbourne restaurant Movida is opening in Britomart in August.

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Melbourne fave Movida is bringing its fantastic fare to Britomart

27 • 07 • 22 / Food

Restaurant Month at Britomart

August is Heart of the City Restaurant Month! Check out (and book for) the delicious menu offers at Britomart.

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Restaurant Month at Britomart

27 • 06 • 22 / Arts & Culture / News / People / The Interview

Artist Cindy Huang is celebrating Matariki by giving away 240 hand-made ceramic veges.

The artist's installation, entitled Twin Cultivation, aims to build community by bringing strangers together through conversation and gift-giving.

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Artist Cindy Huang is celebrating Matariki by giving away 240 hand-made ceramic veges.

14 • 06 • 22 / Arts & Culture

Matariki ki te Manawa is bringing light and life to the central city

Discover the meaning and magic of Matariki during a three-week festival of events all along the waterfront.

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Matariki ki te Manawa is bringing light and life to the central city

14 • 06 • 22 / Arts & Culture / News

Te Pā Harakeke in Takutai Square is the place to celebrate Aotearoa’s new Matariki holiday

Britomart's Takutai Square is the perfect place to celebrate the Matariki public holiday at Te Pā Harakeke, a free market day of music and kapa haka performances, as well as excellent kai from Māori food trucks and a vibrant range of arts and crafts stalls. 

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Te Pā Harakeke in Takutai Square is the place to celebrate Aotearoa’s new Matariki holiday

13 • 06 • 22 / Arts & Culture / News / People / The Good Citizen

Lissy and Rudi Robinson-Cole’s mission to spread joy starts with Matariki

Lissy and Rudi Robinson-Cole are part-way through the creation of Wharenui Harikoa (House of Joy), a full-size wharenui created as a place to share and connect. Here, they talk about celebrating their work so far at Britomart, what got them started, and how Matariki forms the foundations of their creation. 

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Lissy and Rudi Robinson-Cole’s mission to spread joy starts with Matariki

10 • 05 • 22 / Arts & Culture / News

The Art of Tivaevae comes to Britomart

A new exhibition on Britomart's Te Ara Tahuhu is a collaboration with Auckland Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira that celebrates the art of tivaevae. 

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The Art of Tivaevae comes to Britomart

09 • 05 • 22 / Arts & Culture / People

Sione Faletau is making patterns from sound

Sione Faletau's new artwork makes visual patterns from sound recordings, and is taking over the Atrium on Takutai for the City of Colour festival.  

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Sione Faletau is making patterns from sound

06 • 05 • 22 / Arts & Culture

We’re brightening up Britomart for the City of Colour Festival

Two new exhibitions welcome people back to the central city for the City of Colour Festival

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We’re brightening up Britomart for the City of Colour Festival