Global head of Saatchi sends message to Whangarei

Release updated with new quote, see below (12.35pm)

Posted: 19/05/15

New York-based global Executive Chairman of Saatchi & Saatchi has spoken to the residents of Whangarei via his blog, urging them to vote ‘B’ for the Hundertwasser Wairau Maori Art Centre in the current referendum.

Referendum starts with mass mail-out

Posted: 14/05/15

A flurry of supporters rushed to the Whangarei Loves Hundertwasser Facebook page to report they received their voter information packs today, the first day of the binding public referendum.

Whangarei Art Museum backs Hundertwasser future

Posted: 14/05/15

Whangarei Art Museum Trust strongly supports the Hundertwasser Wairau Maori Art Centre as the best option for future use of the former NRC building in Whangarei’s Town Basin. The Trust intends to work with Prosper Northland Trust to raise the required funds if the upcoming binding public referendum results in the Hundertwasser project being chosen as the preferred option.

Sir Michael says YES!

Posted: 13/05/15

“The most exciting opportunity Whangarei has ever had” is how Sir Michael Hill is describing the proposed Hundertwasser Wairau Maori Art Centre.

As voters weigh their options, Hundertwasser supporters are urging Whangarei to consider the advice of one of the city’s most famous sons.

Whangarei says ‘colour our city!’

Posted: 11/05/15

Stiltwalkers, giant puppet masks, dancers and thousands of brightly dressed people paraded through the streets of Whangarei on Saturday as part of the inaugural Colour Our City celebration.