This was a great project working with Indelible shooting a promo for Hawkes Bay Regional Council used to promote the restoration of a major wetland area in Hawkes Bay. This involved some fairly technical flying over water and filming where location and atmosphere was everything.
Today the decision was made to go ahead and strengthen and restore the Hawkes Bay Opera House. Here is what it looks like inside now.. worth saving I think. HAWKES BAY TODAY STORY The Grand Old Lady will be strengthened and reopened. After hearing two days of public submissions, Hastings District Councillors agreed that the work would be done. The next steps will be to prepare a funding plan and complete detailed design. Hastings mayor Lawrence Yule was delighted with the decision, saying the public had “spoken loudly and clearly” in favour of retaining the 100-year-old heritage building. “We have had a record number of submissions and by far the majority want this work to be done.” Of the more than 3000 public responses, 80 per cent asked that the building be upgraded and reopened to the public. Mr Yule said it was too early to say how long the project would take. “Timelines should come out of the detailed design work and we’ll share that information as soon as we can. We know everyone is keen to get on with this as soon as possible.” Today’s resolutions included that the building be strengthened to between 70 and 75 per […]