Growing a place where
people and nature thrive.

Growing a place where people and nature thrive.

Selected projects

SITE DESIGN & MASTER PLANNING
Te Whenua Hou: a distributed forest
EXPERIENCE DESIGN
Arthur’s Pass National Park Visitor Centre Redevelopment
STRATEGY
Taranaki Tracks and Trails Strategy 2040
SITE DESIGN & MASTER PLANNING
Pyramid Valley Vineyard Masterplan
INTERPRETATION DESIGN
Wild Heart Project Punakaiki Interpretation Design
STRATEGY
Air New Zealand Long-haul Catering Weight and Waste Reduction Project

WILDLAB Projects and Research Folio

Explore our work through an interactive folio which includes design and research.

Research

WILDERNESS
MICK ABBOTT & RICHARD REEVE
Wilderness is an ongoing fascination in this country. Images of pristine forests, mountain ranges, untameable rivers and empty expanses of coastline are the key attraction in how we promote Aotearoa New Zealand internationally: ‘100% Pure’ no less…
WILDERNESS
MICK ABBOTT
Our fascination with wilderness pervades how we understand this land. Wilderness features in glossy landscape books, calendars and diaries, and encapsulates the essence of numerous outdoor clothing and equipment brands…
LANDSCAPE
MICK ABBOTT
Exploring the inner conflicts inherent in our relationship with landscapes – conflicts that influence the paradigms of both development and preservation.

The story of New Zealand’s national parks is one of learning and discovering ways to better protect these special places. National parks are our natural treasures to preserve, and also an ongoing expression of the culture of Aotearoa New Zealand.

Collaborate with us

The story of Aotearoa New Zealand is founded on being closely connected to nature. Contact us if you’d like to explore how working closely with nature could powerfully shape your next project.

We welcome researchers, designers and innovators committed to growing nature’s potential to join our network. Get in touch if you’d like to be a part of our growing mission.