Whanganui City of Design Additional Information

Glossary

Aotearoa: indigenous name of New Zealand

Hapu: section of a large kinship group and the primary political unit intraditional Māori society

Iwi: tribe

Kāinga: home

Mana whenua: territorial rights, authority orjurisdiction over land or territory

Māori: indigenous people of New Zealand Aotearoa

Marae: a communal and sacred meeting ground

Raranga: Māori weaving style

Taonga tuku iho: heritage

Te AtiHaunui-a-Pāpārangi / Ngā Paerangi: Whanganui iwi / all people of Māori descentwith Te Ati Haunui-a-Pāpārangi as their iwi or as one of several iwi

Te reo: theMāori language

Tukutuku: traditional Māori designed panels in meeting house

Waka: canoe

Acronyms

AOS Artist Open Studios(Whanganui)

CCN Creative CitiesNetwork

CCS Creative CommunitiesScheme

CNZ Creative New Zealand

DHB District Health Board

ECE Early ChildhoodCentres

FTE full time equivalent

GCUR Gonville Centre forUrban Research

HA Heritage Aotearoa

MCH Ministry of Cultureand Heritage Manatū Taonga

NTT Ngā Tangata Tiaki

NZG New Zealand Glassworks

NZIA New Zealand Institute of Architects

NZSAG New Zealand Society of Glass Artists

PAF Public Art Fund (Whanganui)

PGF Provincial Growth Fund

RFONZ Regional Film Offices New Zealand

SSPU Second ShanghaiPolytechnic University

TCR Town CentreRegeneration (Whanganui)

TMA Te Mana Atatū

W&P Whanganui & Partners

WDC Whanganui District Council

WMRTO Whanganui MāoriRegional Tourism Organisation

City of Design Coordination Team

Emma Bugden, Strategic Lead Creative Industries & Arts, Whanganui & Partners (Lead)

Scott Flutey, Heritage Advisor, Whanganui District Council

Jonathan Sykes, Brand & Events, Whanganui & Partners

Rebecca Black, Communications Lead, Whanganui & Partners

Whanganui District Council wider engagement

Anique Jayasinghe, Community Arts Coordinator, Whanganui & Partners

Ellen Young, Town Centre Regeneration Manager, WDC

Jasmine Hessell, Team Leader, Policy Team, WDC

Sandy Lee, Senior Policy Advisor, Policy Team, WDC

Hamish Lampp, Regulatory and Planning Group Manager, WDC

Dean Balkin, Team Leader, Planning Services, WDC

Brent Holmes, Senior Roading Engineer, Infrastructure, WDC

Kritzo Venter, Stormwater Engineer, Infrastructure, WDC

Norman Gruebsch, Active Transport Facilitator, WDC

Harriet McKenzie, Community Activator, Safer Communities, WDC

Paul Chaplow, Strategic Lead Visitor Industries, W&P

Colleen Sheldon, Strategic Lead Agribusiness, W&P

Tim Easton, Strategic Lead Business, Whanganui & Partners

City of Design Anchor Partners

UCOL

Te Rūnanga o Tūpoho (hapu of Te Āti Haunui-a-Pāpārangi with mana whenua over Whanganui city)

NZ Glassworks

Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare o Rehua Whanganui

Quartz Museum of Studio Ceramics

Whanganui Regional Museum

Gonville Centre for Urban Research

Stakeholder Engagement

Whanganui

The City of Design team held a formal stakeholder engagement session at the Whanganui Regional Museum in December 2020, along with many one-on-one discussions over the period September 2020 – March 2021. We engaged both with representatives of institutions and community groups as well as selected individuals where appropriate. If successful, we will extend beyond this list to a more city-wide communication.

Communication to date has taken place with:

Greg Anderson, Director, Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare o Rehua Whanganui

Jaki Arthur, Relationships Manager, Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare o Rehua Whanganui

Akshaya Baskar, Black Pine Architects

David Bennett, Chief Executive, Pacific Helmets

Natalie Bradburn, architectural graduate, (Patchwork Architects) designer (Clean Clean Clean), design writer, Gonville Fellow 2021/2022

Rachel Brandon, Chairperson, Mainstreet, and director of Rachel Brandon Interiors

Bernard Broughton, Archdeacon, St Paul’s Anglican Memorial Church, Pūtiki

Jodie Brunger, Active Communities Manager, Sport Whanganui

Victoria Campbell, Head of School of Creative Industries, UCOL

Whitney Cox, Research and Evaluation Lead, Sport Whanganui

Craig Dalgleish, architect (Dalgleish Architects)

Bruce Dickson, heritage architect, Bruce Dickson Architecture

Andrea duChatenier, Senior Lecturer School of Creative Industries, UCOL

Greg Donson, Senior Curator and Public Programmes Manager, Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare o Rehua Whanganui

Miles Fothergill, Chief Executive, Q-West Boat Builders

Meri Haami (Te Āti Haunui-a-Pāpārangi), Tamaupoko Arts Representative

Elinor Harvey McDouall, architect, Drawing Room Architecture + Interiors

Geoffrey Hipango (Te Āti Haunui-a-Pāpārangi), Chairperson, Te Ao Hou Marae

Carol Hayward, Chairperson, Te Manu Atatū

John Keating, Co-Chairperson, Whanganui Musicians Club

Huia Kirk (Te Āti Haunui-a-Pāpārangi) Vestry, St Paul’s Anglican Memorial Church, Pūtiki

Cecelia Kumeroa (Te Āti Haunui-a-Pāpārangi), Tupoho Arts Representative

Bronwyn Labrum, Director, Whanganui Regional Museum

Dani Lebo, co-Director, The Eco School, permaculture design training

Paul Mahoney, Senior Heritage Advisor, central North Island, Department of Conservation

Leigh-Marama Mclachlan (Te Āti Haunui-a-Pāpārangi), Ngā Tāngata Tiaki o Whanganui

Lyn McCurdy, Consulting and Research, Whanganui Māori Regional Business Organisation

Ben Mitchell-Anyon (Te Āti Haunui-a-Pāpārangi), Architect, Patchwork Architects

Soraya Peke-Mason (Hinengakau), Trustee, Whanganui Māori Regional Business Organisation

Hellen Puhipuhi (QSM) Founder and Director, Born and Raised Pasifika Early Childhood Education Centre, Pasifika Learning Centre and the Pasifika Innovation Hub. Director Festival of Cultural Unity. Chairperson of the Pasifika Vision Forum Charitable Trust and the Whanganui Pasifika Community Group

Scott Redding, Manager, New Zealand Glassworks Te Whare Tūhua O Te Ao

Lisa Reweti (Te Āti Haunui-a-Pāpārangi), Public Programmes Manager, Whanganui Regional Museum

Rick Rudd, Director, Quartz Museum of Studio Ceramics

Andres Salinas, Senior Lecturer School of Creative Industries, UCOL

Mel Shaw, Manager, Community Education Whanganui

Shanti Sibbing, Festival Director: Whanganui Walls and Light Up Your Bikes

Duncan Sinclair, Black Pine Architects

Libby Sharpe, Senior Curator, Whanganui Regional Museum

Hera Smith (Te Āti Haunui-a-Pāpārangi), Vestry, St Paul’s Anglican Memorial Church, Pūtiki

Mark Southcombe, urban designer and researcher, VUW Ecologies Design Lab

Frank Stark, Director, Gonville Centre for Urban Research

Lesley Stead Owner, Paiges Bookshop and Locket Gallery; Chairperson, Guyton Group Trust, W&P Creative Sector Focus Group

Darni Struijck, Dalgleish Architects

Trina Taurua (Ngā Rauru, Ngā Puhi), Kaiako, Te Wananga o Aotearoa

Marty and Marilyn Vreede (Dutch, Te Āti Haunui-a-Pāpārangi), Pakohe Papers

Kat Wade, Māori Business Growth Coordinator, Te Manu Atatū, Māori Business Network

Naani Waitai (Ngā Rauru Kitahi), artist

Des Warahi, General Manager, Mainstreet

Cath Watson, Manager, Glasgow Street Arts Centre

Kathryn Wightman, Senior Lecturer, School of Creative Industries, UCOL. Studio Manager The Makery

Lee Williams (Tainui), Director and Head Costumier, Paetuia Designs

National Stakeholder Engagement

We notified the following existing UCCN NZ cities of our intention to apply:

Mark Roach, UCCN Focal Point, Auckland City of Music

Tanya Black, UCCN Focal Point, Wellington City of Film

Nicky Page, UCCN Focal Point, Dunedin City of Literature

Professional Bodies

We contacted the following professional bodies across the wide span of design to notify them of our intention to apply.

Blumhardt Foundation (craft/object art)

Creative New Zealand, Arts Council of New Zealand Toi Aotearoa

Design Assembly New Zealand

Design Association of NZ

Designers Institute of New Zealand

New Zealand Centre for Sustainable Cities

New Zealand Institute of Architects

Ngā Aho, Māori design network

Urban Development Institute of New Zealand (UDINZ)

Cities of Design

We contacted the following Focal Points for existing Cities of Design to notify them of our intention to submit.

Ms. Dwinita Larasati (Chairperson), Bandung

Ms. María Jesús del Blanco, Bilbao

Ms. Olga Stella, Detroit

Mr Stewart Murdoch, Dundee

Mr. Timothy Ellis, Geelong

Mr. Wolfgang Skerget, Head of Department, City of Graz

Ms. Anu Mänttäri, Business Development Advisor, City Competitiveness, Office of Economic Development, City of Helsinki

Istanbul Design Bureau, Instanbul

Mr. Wataru Okada, Manager, Creative City Promotion Office, Planning and Coordination Bureau, Kobe City Government, City of Kobe

Ms Jūratė Tutlytė (Focal Point), Kaunas Creative City

Mr. Stijn Debaillie (Focal Point)Coordinator Designregio Kortrijk

Ms. Marie Josée Lacroix, Design Commissioner and Head of Bureau, Montréal

Ms. Eriko Esaka, Program Director, Cultural Promotion Office, Bureau of Tourism, Culture & Exchange, Nagoya

Ms. Ana Paula Canovas Gonzalez, Coordination of Strategic Projects Office, Puebla

Ms. Josyane Franc, Manager International Relations, Saint-Étienne

Seoul Design Foundation, Ms. Jihyun KIM, International Relations, Seoul

UNESCO Creative Cities (Shanghai) Promotion Office, Ms. Jin PAN, Deputy Secretary General, Shanghai

Shenzhen City of Design Promotion Association, Mr. Ting Xu, Shenzhen, City of Design – Coordination Office

Ms. Yeo Piah Choo, Deputy Executive Director, Design Singapore Council, Singapore

Mr. Francesco de Biase (Focal Point), Torino

Mr. RONG Xianguo (Focal Point), Director, Wuhan Design Industry Promotion Office, Wuhan

Gabriella Gómez-Mont, Director General of Laboratory of the City, Mexico City’s Experimental Office, Mexico

Mr Ibrahim Aldashti, Director of the partnership Section at the Dubai Municipality, Dubai

Mr Dong TO VAN, Director, Hanoi Department of Culture and Sports, Hanoi

Chen Dongliang, International Center for Creativity and Sustainable Development (Beijing Industrial Design Center), Beijing

Mr Somchai Dechakorn, Director-General, City Planning and Development Department, Bangkok

Ulrik Jungersen, Head of Design, City of Kolding

Rodolpho Zannin Feijó, Focal Point for Curitiba

Marina Suarez Valente, Operative Manager of Multilateral Relations for the Government of the City of Buenos Aires

Ms Gail Therese Padayhag, Protocol Officer, Cebu City Government

Mr Vasif Eyvazzade, Head of International Cooperation and Innovative Development Department, Ministry of Culture, Baku

Mr Alberto Gadanha, Instituto Cultural Iracema, Fortaleza

Ms Hala Al Khalifa, Director of Culture, Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities and Arts, Muharraq

Budapest, Anett Kőrössy, Budapest City Identity

Mr Naoyuki Watanabe, Chairman, The Asahikawa Creative City Promotion Council, Asahikawa

Caetana Franarin, State Department of Sport, Tourism and Leisure, Brasilia

Ms Tatiana Chavez Araya, San Jose

Institutional Links and Handles

Whanganui & Partners https://www.whanganuiandpartners.nz

Whanganui District Council https://www.whanganui.govt.nz/Home

UCOL https://www.ucol.ac.nz/

Visit Whanganui https://www.visitwhanganui.nz/

Discover Whanganui https://discoverwhanganui.nz/

Discover Whanganui Instagram https://www.instagram.com/discoverwhanganuinz/

Town Centre Regeneration https://www.facebook.com/whanganuitowncentreregeneration

Quartz Museum of Studio Ceramics https://www.quartzmuseum.org.nz

NZ Glassworks Te Whare Tuhua o Te Ao https://www.nzglassworks.com

Gonville Centre for Urban Research https://gcur.org.nz

Whanganui Chamber of Commerce https://whanganuichamber.net.nz

Whanganui Mainstreet https://www.mainstreetwhanganui.co.nz

Te Mana Atatū: Whanganui Māori Business Network https://www.temanuatatu.co.nz

Design Events and Opportunities

Artist Open Studios

Whanganui Walls

Light Up Your Bikes

Vintage Weekend

Festival of Cultural Unity

Whanganui Regional Heritage Month – Whanganui Heritage Month – Whanganui Heritage Trust

Kate Gray Scholarship

Whanganui & Partners Creative Industries

Whanganui Artists & Creatives

About Whanganui & Partners

We work to promote Whanganui as a destination to live, visit, work, study and invest. Our activities also include supporting new and existing businesses, bringing events to Whanganui and providing the latest economic data, analysis and commentary on the Whanganui district.

Our Partners

Our relationships form an intrinsic part of our culture and how we work as an organisation. Along with our partners, we help with the facilitation of guidance or expertise. We lead in consultation with a range of partners and stakeholders and work with them to realise the full potential of Whanganui.

Our partnerships lead to better outcomes for our businesses and community.

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