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Kāinga hou Māori housing values design matrix


Author:  
Auckland Council
Source:  
Auckland Council
Publication date:  
2020
Topics:  
Housing

Development and homes that allow Māori to flourish as Māori

Māori living that:

  • Is underpinned by core Māori values
  • Is founded on common focus and/or kinship
  • Is human-centred (inclusive, accessible, intergenerational, safe, scaled)
  • Enables communal living in a contemporary Māori context
  • Promotes hauora through design which values and enables Māori cultural practices to take place
  • Recognises and integrates with natural and human systems
  • Acknowledges mana atua, mana whenua and mana tangata
  • Provides shelter, security and a place to stand and call home
  • Allows for the expression of rangatiratanga

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Māori housing resources

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The purpose of the Māori Design Hub is to:

  • Celebrate and demonstrate Māori design thinking and processes within Tāmaki Makaurau
  • Promote good Māori design practice for Tāmaki Makaurau
  • Provide an educational resource to assist development of a Māori design kaupapa

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See also

Auckland Design Manual