New Plymouth bound!

A short post about my impending journey to New Plymouth to particulate in SCANZ2015.

Tracey M Benson

I have spent some time looking at maps of New Plymouth, ahead of the SCANZ2015 residency and symposium happening there in mid-January.

There are some useful sites on this wikimapia map including landmarks such as the WITT Hostel, Puke Ariki Museum, the Wind Wand and Pukekura Park. The below map is from Google Earth but it is not clear where the landmarks are.

Map of New Plymouth Map of New Plymouth

In particular, I am interested in exploring the hydrology of the area and it looks like some of the original creeks are now under buildings or roads. I am hoping for some insights about the changes in the water flow for the development of the next phase of Words for Water. While I am at SCANZ I will be presenting the latest version of the Words for Water project (link to as part of the night-time screening and the public art…

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Tracey M Benson is a lover of travel, having a diverse background as an artist, writer and researcher. Working with online environments since 1994, Tracey's experience includes providing digital media, web and social media solutions to government, non-profit, private industry and tertiary sectors. Her focus is on sustainability behaviour change and the use of communications and emerging technologies to empower community and build culture.

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