strandlab is a pop up creative research lab located in the Strand Arcade, Whangarei. Activating the Strand and the larger CBD area is its core goal, as well as support for cross boundary research and innovation in Northland, NZ.

The pop-up experience will start early May with talks, residencies, and workshops, installations and activations taking place throughout that month. The aim is for the project will continue further into the future and expand – strategies are in place to make this happen.

Updates will occur on this page, AwhiWorld Website and the StrandLab and AwhiWorld FB pages


strandlab is a creative collaboration between Propagarium, AwhiWorld, Northland Chamber of Commerce, Mahuta Digital, Strand Arcade Body Corp, and #creativetechnorthland