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Painted Boxes: Massey Rugby (Dan Mills)

Massey Rugby (Dan Mills)

Massey Rugby (Dan Mills)

(Wednesday is for painted boxes.)

This painted transformer is the work of Dan Mills. It is situated in Granville Drive, Massey East. Opposite of this box are the club facilities and playing grounds of the Massey Rugby Club, and Moire Park.…

Painted Boxes: Locomotive

Painted Boxes: Locomotive

Painted Boxes: Locomotive

This cute steam engine (painted, I think, by Dan Mills) graces a utility box in Ranui (intersection Ranui Station Road and Marinich Drive South).…

Painted Boxes: NZ Birds

Painted Boxes: NZ Birds (Dan Mills)

Painted Boxes: NZ Birds (Dan Mills)

(Wednesday is for painted boxes.)

This transformer at the intersection of Triangle Road and Elder Place in Massey (map), was decorated by Dan Mills. It depicts a number of New Zealand native birds (Harrier, Pukeko and NZ Wood Pigeon above, and more as indicated on the captions below, walking counterclockwise around the box).…

Painted Boxes: Terrace Houses

Painted Boxes: Terrace Houses

Painted Boxes: Terrace Houses

(Wednesday is for painted boxes.)

This box is on Mt Lebanon Lane, Henderson (map), and controls the barriers of the level railway crossing. The houses — rendered with artistic exuberance — seem to be a reference to the terrace houses in Mt Lebanon Lane and the adjacent Winery Way.…

Painted Boxes: Anzac Day

Painted Boxes: Anzac Day (Dan Mills)

Painted Boxes: Anzac Day (Dan Mills)

In New Zealand and Australia, April 25 is a day of remembrance (Anzac Day). Originating with the ill-fated landing of the Australia and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) at Gallipoli (Turkey) on April 25, 1915, it is now a day of more general commemoration of those who died in military action.…

Painted Boxes: Spoonbills + Japan

Royal Spoonbills (Dan Mills)

Royal Spoonbills (Dan Mills)

This painted utility box is the work of artist Dan Mills. It is on railway land on the northern exit of Henderson station, between the staff car park of Waitakere Central and the western branch of Railside Avenue (map) – not all that easy to spot.…

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