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ImageWe set a world record when the entire print run of "The Kohukohu Heritage Precinct" was sold out at the book launch on 9 May 2010, during the Rawene Book Festival. A reprint is on the way. Meanwhile much of the material is available at www.tony-watkins.com/content/view/432/46/
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ImageThe NZIA left itself in an extremely poor position to comment on urban design when it traded in the gracious sophistication of Pembridge for a mess of potage and moved to the cart-dock entry D-72, a building without a single redeeming architectural or urban design feature. You will find a few comments on the sorry saga at www.tony-watkins.com/content/view/298/46/

There is little consolation in knowing that not even a developer would have been that stupid.


Notes from an evening presentation on Heritage to SOS (Save Our St Heliers) on 26 July 2012 can be found at www.tony-watkins.com/content/view/606/46/ 




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