On Friday and Saturday we moved our 25,000 book library to its new home in the fantastic newTe Ahu Centre in Kaitaia. It was a monumental effort of many people including Sabine Beard who took the following photos on her phone. We are extremely pleased with the new space conceived by Story Inc of Wellington. Two different people said they felt the atrium entrance to the complex has a cathedral-like feeling. I think the library and museum are reminiscent of the national museum of Te Papa in Wellington. Te Ahu roughly translates as ‘meeting place’.

Step one: Load books in banana boxes

Step two: Take them to the new space, even if not yet completely readyStep three: put the books on the shelves.Voila: A multimedia library with cafe.



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