Products and Services

Why work with us? That’s easy. Because we walk the talk. We have a strong track record of delivering over 150+ public projects that have our values at their heart. We can do anything across the spectrum of placemaking from early-stage Place Analysis through to Place Activation and Management. 

Why work with us?

That’s easy. Because we walk the talk. We have a strong track record of delivering 150+ public projects that have our values at their heart. We can do anything across the spectrum of placemaking from early-stage Place Analysis through to Place Activation and Management. Engagement. Strategy. Programming. Design/Build. Maintenance and Operations. Social Supply Chain Development. Mentoring and Teaching. This breadth of experience and skills, coupled with our creative, playful and sincere approach to our work makes working with us a smart choice.

Gap Filler helped put placemaking on the map in Aotearoa New Zealand and demonstrated the importance of the discipline. We offer the full range of placemaking services, and bring with us a rich and diverse network of talented designers, artists, fabricators, electronics wizards, engineers and more. We regularly work with local and regional councils, community groups, developers and development agencies, arts and community trusts and funding agencies. We have done significant work across Aotearoa and Australia, and undertaken place analysis, strategy, design and mentoring work in Asia, Europe and North America. If you’d like to talk to us about an idea, contact fillthegap@gapfiller.org.nz.

Who and why we are

We are a social enterprise and all the profits we make from our Products and Services go back into supporting the work we do in communities around Aotearoa. Our point of difference is our values-based approach. Whenever and wherever we work, we spend time engaging authentically with the place in question, its people, its histories and its geography – and understanding how we can make a genuine contribution to the place. We simply won’t do work that doesn’t align with our values or deliver a positive social impact.

We value relationships and creative partnerships. We are adaptable, reliable and our values shine through in all we do. He tangata, he tangata, he tangata. 

 

Products

Some of our past Gap Filler projects have been turned into products so that you too can enjoy the fun they bring to a community. Some are objects you can buy, some are the designs only so you can then make them yourself. Our products come with technical support for ensuring you have a positive experience.

Super Street Arcade

A human-scale controller featuring a giant joystick which can host any games suited to two buttons and a joystick.

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Open City

A parking metre with a difference featuring sweet, free things to do in your city as suggested by your community. 

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Dance-O-Mat

A coin operated dance floor featuring a  repurposed washing machine. 

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Grandstandium

A mobile Grandstand that seats 32 people and can be towed by most 4WDs or utes. 

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