Whangarei plans world’s last Hundertwasser building

Whangarei District Council is considering building the only major Friedensreich Hundertwasser-designed building in the southern hemisphere, to attract foreign tourists and attract more professional people to live in the area.

The council last week agreed to investigate funding options for the proposal that would convert the former Northland Harbour Board Building in the Town Basin into a Hundertwasser designed arts centre housing works from the district’s arts collection. It will also consult ratepayers at public meetings.


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