A DIYers dream come true is coming soon to the Waitematā Local Board area.
If you’ve always wanted to get stuck into that big project but you’ve been held back by lack of the right tools or suitable workshop space, read on.
Community-led, volunteer-run organisations Hackland and Auckland Library of Tools currently run out of a shared space in Kingsland. But this summer they’ll be moving into a new space in Grey Lynn, on the fringe of the city centre.
“We want to increase our visibility and our reach into higher-density communities where there’s a lot of demand for our services” says Hackland co-founder Helena Teichrib.
Hackland applied to Waitemata Local Board’s Quick Response Grants Programme for financial support for the big move and to set up the new premises.
“We have many heavy tools that require specialist moving equipment. We…