HOOP-LA: Projects for the Te Whau is the independent collective of Kathy Waghorn and Nina Patel. With practices in art, architecture, urban design and place-making HOOP-LA collaborate with others to develop public-realm initiatives reconnecting Te Whau River, in our neighbourhood in the west of Tamaki Makaurau Auckland, with its urban environment, thereby prompting new opportunities for its rejuvenation and use.

HOOP-LA specialise in the use of opportunistic tactics, tailoring our work to our means and seeking available resources and allies to support what we do.

Our website is currently under construction.

To find out more about our projects download our pdf here.PDF