On 13 October, the New Zealand Institute of Landscape Architects announced their 2022 award winners.
The Auckland Council Group – Auckland Transport, Eke Panuku, Tūpuna Maunga Authority and Auckland Council – was awarded two supreme awards, four category winner awards and four excellence awards.
Auckland Council Director of Infrastructure and Environmental Services Barry Potter attributes the outstanding outcomes achieved in these projects to “true partnership” with mana whenua.
Te Wānanga, delivered by Auckland Council and Auckland Transport in partnership with mana whenua, was awarded the George Malcolm Supreme Award, recognising the most outstanding achievement in landscape design. The award was presented to Isthmus Group for the new civic space extending over the city centre’s harbour edge.
An Eke Panuku enabled project was awarded the Charlie Challenger Supreme Award recognising the most outstanding achievement in landscape planning. The award was presented to Te Waiohua iwi, Eke Panuku and Resilio Studio for Te Whakaoranga o Te Puhinui: Te Rautaki, Te Puhinui Regeneration Strategy.
Image: Te Wānanga, credit: Isthmus