Ideas for a GWC Stopping Place

We are gathering ideas for making Greenwoods Corner an interesting stopping place/feature/landmark. Please add your thoughts to the comment box below.

Click for  “Place making ideas” and “What is Place making?

Our proposal for Greenwoods Corner has been sent to the Auckland School of Architecture and Planning – click here.

Original tram shelter at Greenwoods Corner (view looking south down Manukau Road)


And today…

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In Henderson this memorial celebrates the heritage…

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In New Lynn the community celebrates their history of clay and bricks, and the Maori “highway” for carrying canoes from the Whau River to Green Bay.

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In Remuera the people have built a Village Green:
Remuera’s Village Green 

In Mt Eden they have installed a kumara sculpture made by Peter Lange.
MT Eden Kumara scuplture

In Blockhouse Bay, the new “The Block Cafe” (it used to be the Hardware store) has a mural designed and created by Lynfield College students by the front entrance:

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In Oxford England they have the Martyrs Memorial…

Nelson celebrates their history with stone sculptures and murals.

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