On our recent trip down in the South Island of New Zealand we found ourselves accidentally stumbling across this soon to be demolished abandoned mini golf course in Christchurch, New Zealand. As we walked through it, it felt barely abandoned and seemingly such a waste; it must have been a pretty cool course once upon … Continue reading Abandoned Mini Golf In New Zealand!
This woolen mill in the South Island of New Zealand had been through troubled times, with it being saved from closure in 2012 until once again facing uncertainty in early 2016 when the company running the business finally went into receivership. The machines, wool and remnants of the workers have lain dormant since, like everyone … Continue reading The Mill
This medical centre located in Wellington, New Zealand suffered an extensive fire recently under suspicious circumstances, everything was still left here like the day of the fire. Inside it felt like the longer we stayed to document the place, the more odd medical supplies we found - needles, vaginal speculums and feces pots.
This building was originally the forensic's unit of an abandoned lunatic asylum which closed for good in 2007. The decay and mold were immense in this building, the place is falling apart. Nature has began taking over this place and it almost seems like there is more vegetation than structure left. Throughout its years of … Continue reading Abandoned Forensic Lab, Lunatic Asylum, North Island, New Zealand
This hospitality square full of pubs, clubs and a real groovy music store in Christchurch was once a hub of entertainment. Since the 2011 earthquakes devastated the city this square has remained untouched and derelict while insurance claims are disputed. Exploring the inside of the square I stumbled upon forgotten hipster clubs, lots of pigeon … Continue reading Earthquake damaged pub square, Christchurch, New Zealand.
I have been following this row of shops for a while now - A funeral directors, Indian shop, Community centre and hairdressers, slowly watching the place fall to disrepair. Now the time has come for demolition, soon will be an empty block of land to one day be redeveloped. The cycle of abandonment and demolition … Continue reading Derelict Newtown Shops, Wellington, New Zealand
This cricket grandstand and its surrounds, built in 1925 were originally built by prison labour and they were a popular recreational spot for colonial settlers. Ninety one years later the grandstand has been declared 'earthquake prone' and has visible damage on its facade of earthquake damage. Due to it's earthquake prone status the grandstand is … Continue reading Abandoned Wellington Grandstand