Coming up at Gap Filler

We’re taking SOUP to the ‘burbs

CHCH SOUP: SUMMER 2017 CHCH SOUP will have its fifth and final edition on February 1, 2017 with CHCH SOUP: SUMMER 2017 at The Commons in the city. Rather than continue to run SOUP itself (which takes lots of time and energy), we want to share our knowledge with...

Super Street Arcade

Gap Filler’s major project for the 2016-17 summer is Super Street Arcade  Super Street Arcade is the world’s first giant, outdoor arcade game system. Get active as you move the giant joystick and jump on the over-sized buttons to play one of the unique classic-style...

Ping Pong in the city!

What:  Three concrete ping pong tables Where:  Near the Bridge of Remembrance and the river at the end of Cashel Mall When:  BYO bats and balls anytime or borrow from Cosmic Corner in Re:START or Coffee Therapy on Hereford Street during business hours Contact:...

The Dock: Not quite a fairy tale… but a fairly good tale!

The Commons Shelter Challenge You might remember one of our projects from last year, The Commons Shelter Challenge. About six months ago we made the tough decision to discontinue this project and not build the winning entry, The Dock. The Commons Challenge After...

Open City!!

We're working on a project, which is all about sharing sweet free things to do in our city and we need your help! Let us know what your sweet free thing to do is within the 4 Aves Outatahi Christchurch, where it is and when it's available. Thank you!!!   Please email...

New Gap Caches around the city!

Take your kids on a treasure hunt in the inner city. A cross between the outdoor hobby of Geocaching and its retro-equivalent Letter Boxing, Gap Cache is a treasure hunt that involves visiting eight inspiring gaps in the inner-city where you can enjoy...

New, Updated, Gap Map!

The Gap Map is designed to help you explore the temporary creative projects in the city. The map suggests three routes: a transitional garden walk, a Gap Filler project walk and a city art walk. Copies of our pocket map are available from The Commons or you can...

Dance-O-Mat hits Tauranga!

And then there were two. The second Dance-O-Mat in the world has a home on The Strand's green space opposite Masonic Park, which was made possible by Trustpower and Project Tauranga. It's been in action for a week and by all accounts, people are enjoying it. Check out...

CHCH Soup – Autumn (18 May)

CHCH Soup is a Gap Filler and Ministry of Awesome project! Put the date in the diary and start dreaming big! Yes, Autumn's 'pitch for the pot' at CHCH SOUP is coming up! Got an awesome idea you've been aching to share (and perhaps get off the ground)? Get in touch...

Summer Play 2016: Chchurling, freiSITE Urbagaine and Big Ball!

Gap Filler is inviting you to play in your city this summer! Summer Play 2016 is a series of short-term projects that encourages people to have fun and enjoy the city in different ways. "We have always wanted people to see the city as a play space, on top of the usual...