A Place for Local Making
an invitation for open-source making, joyful playing, inquisitive thinking
and resourceful living in an interconnected world.

104 Courtenay Place, Wellington


  • What would a Resource Recovery Network for Pōneke look like?
  • What would a Resource Recovery Network for Pōneke look like?

    Waste Free Welly is an open and collaborative group of individuals and organisations working to progress the vision of zero waste in the Wellington Region. In 2020, responding to Wellington City Council’s target of reducing waste to landfill 30% by 2026, they proposed to develop a region-wide resource recovery network.

  • Towards an art/making practice that is kinder for the planet
  • Towards an art/making practice that is kinder for the planet

    A conversation between Monique Jansen & Xin Cheng February 2022 Xin: Since our collaboration for Speaking Surfaces at St Pauls St Gallery, I have been wondering about an art/making practice that is kinder for the planet. As we talked about before, we buy art supplies from Gordon Harris, but actually everything comes from overseas. Recently […]