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Pae Tākaro Place Of Play By Gap Filler

Tuesday, 2 August 2022, 3:26 pm | Gap Filler

Ōtautahi Christchurch is already well known for its creative interventions in the city over the past decade. Now, Gap Filler has established the Place of Play HQ at 153 High Street. This is the headquarters of a new three year programme to establish ... More >>

Dance-O-Mat To Live On!

Wednesday, 30 March 2022, 11:56 am | Gap Filler

This city’s Dance-O-Mat will remain on Christchurch streets thanks to a successful crowdfunding campaign that closed on Tuesday at midnight. <img src="" width="720" height="480"> Gap Filler, creators of the ... More >>

Placemaking At One Central Wins International Award

Friday, 5 November 2021, 12:18 pm | Gap Filler

<img src="" width="720" height="480"> The Placemaking at One Central programme by Gap Filler and Fletcher Living was awarded one of the top prizes at ... More >>

Programme To Activate Wellbeing In Christchurch’s CBD Is Back!

Friday, 4 December 2020, 6:15 am | Gap Filler

Moodshift is back! Gap Filler is at it again to brighten up otherwise ordinary days for inner-city workers. Moodshift is a free pop-up event series happening every workday lunchtime during the second week of December (7th-11th), from midday to 2:00pm in ... More >>

Tool Lendery: a new community resource

Thursday, 18 July 2019, 8:36 am | Gap Filler

A new community resource has popped up in town: the Tool Lendery, Christchurch Central , and it is about to have its official launch! More >>

Swinging from Sunrise to Sunset in the central city

Thursday, 20 June 2019, 12:42 pm | Gap Filler

A sunrise to sunset ‘swingathon’ is taking place in the central city this Saturday to mark the shortest day of the year on the city’s newest and brightest swing. Members of the public are invited to come along and take turns to help keep the swing ... More >>

Mini World Cup for the Central City This Week

Sunday, 1 July 2018, 6:42 pm | Gap Filler

Football is coming to the central city. This Wednesday, July 4, 16 teams from a range of workplaces will battle it out for the Workplace World Cup. The friendly competition which coincides with the Football World Cup in Russia, is being organised by Gap ... More >>

AyoAyo now installed!

Thursday, 2 November 2017, 3:49 pm | Gap Filler

This phase has seen the organisation work with members of the Nigerian Canterbury Association to create a mancala board. Known as an Ayoayo in Nigeria, mancala is a game that involves moving pieces or seeds from ‘dishes’ usually carved into ... More >>

2000 City Adventures Taken in 2 months!

Monday, 2 October 2017, 12:47 pm | Gap Filler

A parking meter with a difference has issued 2,000 tickets since being installed in Cathedral Square two months ago. More >>

Ping Pong Travels to Christchurch Airport!

Wednesday, 27 September 2017, 11:39 am | Gap Filler

Ping Pong travels to the Airport! Christchurch Airport has added two outdoor ping pong tables, previously located in the central city, to its outdoor plaza this week. The tables had their first public outing near the Bridge of Remembrance and Re:Start ... More >>

Student games to feature on giant outdoor arcade system

Monday, 25 September 2017, 1:45 pm | Gap Filler

Gap Filler’s giant, outdoor arcade gaming system, Super Street Arcade, is soon to host several new games made by Christchurch high-school students. The students from Burnside, Lincoln and Papanui HIgh Schools have been working on creating games ... More >>

Wonder Wheels : pop-up roller skating event

Wednesday, 13 September 2017, 12:01 pm | Gap Filler

Wonder Wheels: Year 6 students organise pop-up roller skating event in the city tomorrow. More >>

Christchurch Parking Meter With A Difference

Thursday, 6 July 2017, 10:57 am | Gap Filler

A repurposed parking meter in Cathedral Square has started issuing tickets of a very different kind. More >>

New Game for Super Street Arcade - an ode to Space Invaders

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 2:19 pm | Gap Filler

A new game is about to be unveiled on Gap Filler’s Super Street Arcade system this week. “Space Raiders: The battle for Christchurch” is a new game developed by local game developer, Brent Silby of Def-Logic. It is an ode to the 80s arcade ... More >>

Ping Pong tables departing. (In part!)

Thursday, 27 April 2017, 9:12 am | Gap Filler

After five months of use in the the central city, Gap Filler’s concrete ping pong tables will be moving on. Two of the tables, which have been located at the end of Cashel Mall since December, will be departing, while one will remain until mid-Winter. More >>

Thousands play world's first giant arcade game this summer!

Tuesday, 7 February 2017, 1:36 pm | Gap Filler

Thousands of people have played Gap Filler’s Super Street Arcade, which was installed on the corner of Tuam and High Streets just before Christmas. The giant-sized arcade game console launched with a Christchurch-themed game, Attack of the Cones, created ... More >>

Giant arcade game for the streets of Christchurch!

Friday, 16 December 2016, 11:00 am | Gap Filler

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 ... More >>

Waste materials get new lease of life in free kids workshops

Friday, 14 October 2016, 12:03 pm | Gap Filler

Waste materials get new lease of life in two FREE kids workshops over Labour Weekend More >>

Spring Makeover for the Grandstandium

Wednesday, 21 September 2016, 3:19 pm | Gap Filler

On Thursday 22 September, students from Cashmere Primary School will be decorating the Grandstandium at The Commons with metres of bunting made from up-cycled plastic bags signalling the community’s re-activation of The Commons ready for Spring and ... More >>

Gap Filler wins International Award

Friday, 8 July 2016, 11:18 am | Gap Filler

Renowned educator, Francesco Tonucci, recently announced the winners of the International City to City Barcelona FAD ( Foment de les Arts i el Disseny ) Awards. Gap Filler were among the select group of winners with their project Eyes on the City. The FAD ... More >>