One of the many great things about New Zealand is its strong eco-friendly vibe. The city of Auckland encourages residents to reduce, reuse and recycle as much as possible. So when it came time to decide what to do with the abandoned industrial port that once served as a petro-chemical storage area known as the “Tank Farm,” it was no question but to preserve it’s original maritime beauty.
In 2005, Ports of Auckland developed a 25 year long project to turn Wynyard Quarters into a thriving waterfront community, complete with residential and commercial spaces. In 2011, the first stage opened.