[LCA2015-Chat] Tangleball Hackerspace

Alastair D'Silva alastair at d-silva.org
Tue Jan 13 11:09:33 EST 2015

Thanks Lin,

I've adjusted the spillover for the Makers' BoF to be a walk over to Tangleball.


No idea yet as to how many are coming.

On 13 January 2015 00:03:13 GMT+13:00, Lin Nah <lin.nah at gmail.com> wrote:
>HI all
>The people at tangleball do confirm that you're welcome to visit.
>there's a
>regular meeting on Tuesday evening or Wednesday evening when they have
>social evening.
>If one of you is on twitter, be the "organiser" for this BoF. Tweet
>@tangleball and get this going.
>Tangleball, 27 Edinburgh St, Newton, Auckland,
>Meetup http://www.meetup.com/Tangleball/events/219390811/
>Facebook https://www.facebook.com/tangleball
>What they said:
>"A few have popped in already, including at the regular
><https://twitter.com/hashtag/MondayMakerNight?src=hash> just now. More
>visitors are welcome."
>"Place will be open all evening. Group meeting open to all,
>welcome. Just easier to socialise before/after. "
>How many are interested in visiting? Could arrange a tour guide. Also,
>Wed is better, maybe open for a social evening?
>It is not a big space so it won't fit 300 of you. So whoever organises
>should check out how many they can fit in and still be a nice cosy
>Please note: It would be wrong not to warn you about the area since you
>tourists and I am a local.
>I would not walk around that area on my own at night. This area is
>known to have street prostitutes hanging around. On that side  The NZ
>Prostitutes Collective's Auckland office used to be nearby. It appears
>have moved a couple of blocks closer to queen st.. It is also the area
>where one long standing pacific island church calls home.
>So please careful when you walk there. I would go as a group and leave
>a group.
>There's also a makerspace at the local library. It is in the central
>library building that is at the corner of Queen + wellesley St. I've
>reached out to one of the organisers. There's a volunteer or two at
>who know auckland makerspaces better than I do.
>On Mon, Jan 12, 2015 at 9:09 AM, Patrick Barnes <
>patrick.barnes at mindbleach.com> wrote:
>> For those interested in hardware, hacking in the creative sense, etc,
>> are members of a hackerspace back at home; there's a hackerspace in
>> Auckland called Tangleball.
>> http://www.tangleball.org.nz
>> They aren't far from campus and they welcome visitors - and they've
>> me permission to mention them here - so you are welcome to drop by
>> their open hours.
>> -Patrick
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