Place Leaders Asia Pacific have awarded the prestigious Place Leadership 2021 Award to Frith Walker, Head of Placemaking for Eke Panuku, Auckland Council reveals. Placemaking is a process that fosters the creation of vital, successful public spaces and is a key tool in urban regeneration. Frith’s advocacy includes the development of a local placemaking network in Tāmaki Makaurau, the establishment of a national placemaking collective, and being a champion of regenerative and indigenous placemaking.