Best of the Best Designers Speak® - Video - Locales and Waipā District Council

The Best Design Awards are a major feature of the local design calendar and some of last year's winners have toured the country to offer first-hand insights into their projects. 

The 2021 series was recorded on video. Here is one from the series of twenty recorded.

Shane Te Ruki

Te Ara Wai Journeys 
Chris Hay, Anne Blyth and Shane Te Ruki
Locales & Waipā District Council

A highly complex project to create multi-media assets for a self-guided, heritage tour through the Waipā district, telling the story of the Waikato War through the voices of the local community.  A team composed of storytellers, museum director and an iwi representative discuss the process of planning, filming and disseminating content from a variety of voices (pakeha and Māori) across important landscapes around the Waikato. 

Chris Hay DINZ

Anne Blyth

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DINZ Interviews

When the opportunity arises, DINZ interviews leading designers from here and overseas. These interviews seek to dig beneath the surface to address the common and uncommon challenges, problems and opportunities the design community faces.