"There was always a social aim with the architecture. It was to demonstrate that you can live a slightly different life. We did it through building.” NZ Architect, Sir Ian Athfield. #plocomiArchitectureNZ
Manukau City Council Chambers, a 45 year old building by Neville H. Price & Associates that still manages to have a contemporary look and feel about it. Laid out on what had previously been paddocks, Price’s Council Building separated an Administration block from a circular structure housing the Council Chamber and Committee Rooms.
On Friday, 24 June 2016 the last bottle of Tui beer rolled off the old production line at the Mangatainoka Brewery. It opened in 1889 and in 1931 as the factory expanded, a 7-storey brew tower (seen in the background) was built so brewers could use gravity to turn malt into beer.