Te Reo Māori in the Built Environment

To celebrate Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori join NZGBC online as they bring together an expert panel to discuss how we can all embed Māori design and language in our built environment.

They will be joined by:

  • Te Ari Prendergast – Architectural Associate at TOA Architects
    Te Ari specialises in realising Iwi aspirations for education, housing and health, delivering authentic and culturally appropriate design outcomes consistent with Iwi and hapu values
  • Rebecca Kiddle – Senior Lecturer, Wellington School of Architecture
    Rebecca’s current research includes decolonising Aotearoa New Zealand cities and Indigenous place identities, Māori housing and urban design, Spatial Justice, Rangatahi (youth) involvement in built environment decision-making, Urban and suburban spaces for community building and third places, and the politics of the production of place
  • Phil Wihongi – Māori Design Leader, Auckland Council
    Phil Wihongi is a roof tiler, landscape architect and planner currently employed as Māori Design Leader with Auckland Council’s Auckland Design Office. Phil has experience within local government, environmental consultancy and working within the Raukawa Charitable Trust, a post-settlement tribal authority located in the south Waikato. Bones in Tai Tokerau, feet and heart in Tāmaki Makaurau

This a great chance to learn, explore, and ask questions about how we can further embrace and support this important Kaupapa and the revitalisation of te reo Māori.

Date and time
Wednesday 16 Sep 2020
Time: 11.30am – 12.30pm
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