Undaunted by the challenges of a global pandemic, Auckland Council’s Public Art team and Development Programme Office have worked side by side with artist Graham Tipene and his team of talented mana whenua creatives, and Warren and Mahoney architects, to create an extraordinary artwork; unique in New Zealand, if not the world. The Myers Pass underpass – a dark shadowy concrete tunnel, feared by some – is set to become a uniquely Tāmaki Makaurau addition to Auckland Council’s 400-strong collection of public art.