There’s one word that everyone is using to describe Auckland so far this month – wet. And that looks set to continue. The frequent rain and high winds have created some challenges for work on the outside of the buildings, but the builders have been pushing through and we’re determined not to let our spirits be dampened. Even a rainy day in Mission Bay is better than most.
In anticipation of sunny days and enjoying the grass outside, we’re happy to say that all of the outdoor tables and chairs have arrived onsite and look beautiful. They will be added to the pavilion area soon and will complement the BBQs and fridges, ready to welcome owners and guests alike.
We have also received the furniture for the East & West Lobbies. These pieces were selected by Gretl Lukas to create an inviting space for those visiting Outlook Mission and a comfortable location to wait for a taxi pickup to whisk you away.
Our owners will also soon be receiving their invitations to UnserHaus, the home of Gaggenau and Bosche appliances. All owners at Outlook Mission Bay have an opportunity to get together and learn the ins and outs of their appliances while cooking up a storm with trained chefs. We might just sneak along and sample some of the finished products.
We are also preparing to welcome our owners and Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei in early September for a tangi te whare│house-opening ceremony to formally open the new building and lift the tapu│sacredness of the building so that it can be used by everybody. A tangi te whare pays respect to the materials used to build the building, the skilled labour and the role of the new building as a home for the new residents.
Finally, we’re just about to publish the Outlook Missin Bay Living Guide for all of our owners. It includes information about things like who to call if something happens in an apartment, details about all of the appliances, using the shared garden and BBQ pavilion, and contact numbers for the Building Managers, Body Corporate Managers and other important people. More than just a manual for the development, the Living Guide includes all aspects of Living at Outlook.
Let’s hope the weather is a bit brighter in the coming weeks. We are looking forward to seeing the final touches soon.