COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT: This kaupapa (project) has been steered and shaped by Māori. Key Kaitautoko (sponsors) include: Tame Te Rangi; Thomas Te Thierry; Tipa Mahuta. Te Hana Te Ao Marama Community Development Trust has provided a resource for learning. The test of the kaupapa will be how built environment professionals engage with Māori in the future and the extent to which Māori aspirations are met.
PARTNERS: Main collaborator and funder: Ako Aotearoa – National Centre for Tertiary Teaching; Excellence. Main industry partner: Auckland Council – Te Kaunihera o Tāmaki Makaurau. Tertiary partners: University of Auckland – Te Whare Wānanga o Tāmaki Makaurau (lead partner); Auckland University of Technology – Te Wānanga Aronui o Tāmaki Makau Rau; Lincoln University – Te Whare Wānaka o Aoraki; Unitec Institute of Technology – Te Whare Wānanga o Wairaka; Victoria University of Wellington – Te Whare Wānanga o te Ūpoko o te Ika a Māui. Industry partners: Engineering New Zealand – Te Ao Rangahau (previously known as Institution of Professional Engineers New Zealand); Manaaki Whenua Landcare Research; Ngā Aho Māori Designers’ Network; New Zealand Institute of Architects; New Zealand Planning Institute – Te Kōkiringa Taumata and Papa Pounamu; New Zealand Institute of Landscape Architects – Tuia; Pito Ora.