Silo6 Purple Pin exhibition

Sentimental Journey at the Silo6 Exhibition in Auckland, New Zealand.

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Sentimental Journey at the Silo6 Exhibition in Auckland, New Zealand.

The Silo6 Purple Pin Exhibition celebrates the top 12 Purple Pin winners from the New Zealand Best Awards from the last two years. It’s running at Silo Park on the Auckland waterfront Wynyard Quarter 27th November – 17th December 2012.

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