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JOIN US! TWO VACANCIES (TEAM AND BOARD)

JOIN US! TWO VACANCIES (TEAM AND BOARD)

Friday, 24 March 2017 11:26 a.m. by GapFiller

Gap Filler has some gaps to fill. We’re hiring a Project Developer to join the team and we also have a space on our trust board for a new trustee.   Project Developer (paid, full-time) We have some big stuff on the horizon this year in the city. So this Project Developer role will see […]

DIVERSCITY PEOPLE – meet Jaime from C Lund

DIVERSCITY PEOPLE – meet Jaime from C Lund

Thursday, 23 March 2017 1:47 p.m. by GapFiller

Gap Cache

Gap Cache

Tuesday, 21 March 2017 3:17 a.m. by GapFiller

It’s time to say good bye …

It’s time to say good bye …

Wednesday, 15 March 2017 1:12 p.m. by GapFiller

Our North Island road trip

Our North Island road trip

Monday, 6 March 2017 5:47 p.m. by GapFiller

We’re taking SOUP to the ‘burbs

We’re taking SOUP to the ‘burbs

Saturday, 24 December 2016 9:39 p.m. by GapFiller Popular

Giant arcade game for the streets of Christchurch!

Giant arcade game for the streets of Christchurch!

Monday, 19 December 2016 2:34 p.m. by GapFiller Featured Popular

This summer, visitors to the central city of Christchurch will be able to play a giant outdoor arcade game, the first of its kind in the world in Gap Filler’s latest project - Super Street Arcade. The giant joystick, standing over a metre tall with buttons the size of dinner plates, needs to be pulled, pushed, twisted and jumped on by several players at once, all communicating and combining movements to achieve success in the game. And because the details matter, there is even a high score ...

Super Street Arcade

Super Street Arcade

Wednesday, 14 December 2016 10:46 a.m. by GapFiller Popular

Ping Pong coming to the city this weekend!

Ping Pong coming to the city this weekend!

Wednesday, 7 December 2016 11:08 a.m. by GapFiller

Ping Pong in the city!

Ping Pong in the city!

Wednesday, 7 December 2016 11:08 a.m. by GapFiller

King of the Square

King of the Square

Tuesday, 1 November 2016 1:55 p.m. by GapFiller

K-Pop this Saturday (Nov 5)!

K-Pop this Saturday (Nov 5)!

Tuesday, 1 November 2016 1:41 p.m. by GapFiller

Kids Can Up-Cycle

Kids Can Up-Cycle

Friday, 21 October 2016 7:02 a.m. by GapFiller

Reduce, Reuse & Rhythm

Reduce, Reuse & Rhythm

Tuesday, 18 October 2016 11:06 a.m. by GapFiller

Gap Filler’s FREE kids workshops during FESTA

Gap Filler’s FREE kids workshops during FESTA

Friday, 14 October 2016 12:00 p.m. by GapFiller Popular

As part of FESTA 

One week til FESTA!!

One week til FESTA!!

Friday, 14 October 2016 11:42 a.m. by GapFiller

The Festival of Transitional Architecture is a vibrant weekend celebration of urban creativity and it’s happening in Christchurch this Labour Weekend (21-24 October)! The theme for this year’s festival is “We Have the Means, which focuses on citizen-initiated urban regeneration and sustainability through the reuse of waste materials in design. Enjoy spectacular large-scale architectural installations, […]

Soup: Spring

Soup: Spring

Monday, 3 October 2016 12:46 p.m. by GapFiller

The Dock: Not quite a fairy tale… but a fairly good tale!

The Dock: Not quite a fairy tale… but a fairly good tale!

Wednesday, 7 September 2016 11:00 a.m. by GapFiller

You might remember one of our projects from last year, The Commons Shelter Challenge. About six months ago we made the tough decision to discontinue this project and not build the winning entry, The Dock. After taking some time to wrap things up and reflect a little, we decided we wanted to share the story […]

Gap Filler Update September 2016

Gap Filler Update September 2016

Monday, 5 September 2016 4:41 p.m. by GapFiller Popular

 

Open City!!

Open City!!

Monday, 22 August 2016 4:15 p.m. by GapFiller Popular

We’re working on a project, which is all about sharing sweet free things to do in our city and we need your help! Let us know what your sweet free thing to do is within the 4 Aves, where it is and when it’s available. Thank you!!! Please email your ideas to fillthegap@gapfiller.org.nz

Gap Filler Guided walks

Gap Filler Guided walks

Thursday, 18 August 2016 2:52 p.m. by GapFiller Popular

Explore Gap Filler and other temporary projects around our city on a guided walk during the The Breeze Walking Festival 2016 around our central city.   Explore our Ever Evolving City 4 & 5 October 12-1pm Meet at The Commons (corner of Kilmore and Durham Streets) Bookings essential- walk limited to 25. Email fillthegap@gapfiller.org.nz or phone 020 400 35811 Explore […]

PARK(ing) Day 16 September 2016

PARK(ing) Day 16 September 2016

Thursday, 18 August 2016 2:37 p.m. by GapFiller Popular

PARK(ing) Day is your chance to transform a parking space to an active public space for the day, an hour or two over lunchtime or even before or after work and be apart of an annual global event! PARK(ing) Day is an international open sourced event that falls on the thirdFriday of September every year,  where […]

What an amazing race!

What an amazing race!

Tuesday, 2 August 2016 2:40 p.m. by GapFiller Popular

We celebrated some of the sweet free things to do in our city with an Amazing Race style event for kids and families in the school holidays.   If you missed out and/or would like to do your own Amazing Race here is the map and clues for you to download.  User beware exhibitions may […]

Wild Thing (Kids) Disco

Wild Thing (Kids) Disco

Tuesday, 2 August 2016 1:42 p.m. by GapFiller Popular

During KidsFest we held a disco at the Dance-O-Mat.  It was an awesome evening and a great opportunity to dress up in onesies.  Gap Filler and other folk have previously run discos at the Dance-O-Mat but none specifically for kids.   Special thanks to our volunteers who helped out on the night and to Freiya […]

New Gap Caches around the city!

New Gap Caches around the city!

Monday, 11 July 2016 7:27 p.m. by GapFiller Popular

Gap Cache is an urban treasure hunt! It will take you on a tour of some new projects, some relocated projects and some old favourites as well. How to play Bring some small pieces of treasure to swap. Print a copy of this map or download it onto your phone (or visit Gap Filler HQ […]

Gap Filler wins International Award

Gap Filler wins International Award

Friday, 8 July 2016 1:05 p.m. by GapFiller Featured Popular

New Updated Gap Map!

New Updated Gap Map!

Sunday, 3 July 2016 3:41 a.m. by GapFiller Popular

The Gap Map is designed to help you explore the temporary creative projects in the city. The map suggests three routes; a transitional garden walk, a Gap Filler project walk and a city art walk. Copies of our pocket map are available from The Commons or you can download a PDF Gap Map July 2016. […]

kidsFEST coming in July!

kidsFEST coming in July!

Monday, 23 May 2016 4:44 p.m. by GapFiller Popular

To celebrate KidsFEST we are hosting a couple of awesome events!   A kids disco at the Dance O Mat “Wild Thing” and a Gap Filler style “Amazing Race”. Check back here next week to get a direct link to kidsFEST and our event pages on facebook.  

Gap Cache is having a holiday until July’s KidsFEST

Gap Cache is having a holiday until July’s KidsFEST

Monday, 23 May 2016 2:17 p.m. by GapFiller Popular

We are currently giving Gap Cache a make-over for KidsFEST.  Check back here in July for updates.     Take your kids on a treasure hunt in the inner city. A cross between the outdoor hobby of Geocaching and its retro-equivalent Letter Boxing, Gap Cache is a treasure hunt that involves visiting six inspiring gaps in […]

Dance-O-Mat hits Tauranga!

Dance-O-Mat hits Tauranga!

Friday, 13 May 2016 3:45 p.m. by GapFiller Popular

And then there were two. The second Dance-O-Mat in the world has a home on The Strand’s green space opposite Masonic Park, which was made possible by Trustpower and Project Tauranga. It’s been in action for a week and by all accounts, people are enjoying it. Check out this video of four year old EJ Hoath’s dance moves […]