People. Place. Systems.

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Place Creative is a strategy consultancy from Tāmaki Makaurau. We connect people, systems, and everything in between, enabling places to thrive.

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What We Do.

We help you build strong foundations for action.

Place Strategy.

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Know where you are going and why.

We work alongside your team to set clear direction and solve complex problems; undertaking context analysis and engagement to inform objectives, unpack challenges and articulate actions. Our approach grounds your project with a solid foundation to enable insight-led decision making and actionable system-change.
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We help people reimagine streets.

Tactical Urbanism.

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Lighter, Quicker, Cheaper.

We take an iterative approach to city building: using small-scale interventions to demonstrate long-term change, we bring communities along the journey, helping them define the vision and reimagine our streets as places for people. We round off projects with a rigorous evaluation process- helping to build the basis for future business cases and investment.
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We keep places on track.

Monitoring + Evaluation.

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Understand your impact.

We measure our projects end-to-end with bespoke feedback tools. We collect data on the ground to know how a place is working, unpack behaviour change, and develop understanding from insights. Place Creative has developed a road-tested M+E framework + toolkit, and specialises in meaningful data analysis to connect people to systems, and show the full picture.
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We make sure community voices are heard.

Stakeholder Engagement + Co-design.

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Facilitate Good Conversations.

We get to know everyone with a stake in your place, and facilitate good conversations that ensure community needs and desires are heard. We know how to turn community feedback into good decision-making and project success.
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We bring the right people to your place.

Brokering Connections.

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Getting the right people together.

We navigate bureaucracy, and work with you to connect the right skills and talents with opportunities- that bring out the best in your place. Whether you're seeking a creative eye, a delivery partner, or a community whisperer, we gather the right people around the table.
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We know how to tell stories.

Strategic Communication.

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Strategic Communication.

From strategy to delivery, we understand complexity, identity and insight-led storytelling and how important it is to talk about it effectively and in context. We know how to distil complexity into digestible communications, ensuring your work can make the biggest impact on the right people.
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Projects.

‘Create the Vibe’ Thames

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Waitākere Urban Farm Feasibility Study

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Waitematā Urban Farm Feasibility Study

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Pride of Place Matamata-Piako District Council

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Your Streets, Your Future, Māngere West

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Sandringham Tactical Urbanism + Placemaking Plan

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Tāmaki Makaurau Streets for People Programme

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Emily Place Innovating Streets Monitoring + Evaluation

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Hauraki District Council Business Hub

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Kāinga Ora Placemaking + Strategic Partnerships Road Map

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High Street Trials - Stage 1

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Get In Touch.

To request a quote for a project, inquire about a collaboration, or simply say hello.

Liz Allen, Director
liz@placecreative.co.nz
+64220199618

Office + Postal Address:
Level 1, 553 Karangahape Road
Auckland Central 1010