Jade Kake

Jade Kake (Ngāti Hau, Te Parawhau, Ngāpuhi, Te Whakatōhea,Te Arawa) is an architectural designer, writer and researcher. She has experience working directly with Māori land trusts and other Māori organisations to realise their aspirations for papakāinga housing and marae development, and in working with mana whenua groups to express their cultural values and narratives through the design of their physical environments. She is the author of the BWB Text 'Rebuilding the Kāinga: Lessons from Te Ao Hurihuri'.

Oct 11, 2019

The future of papakāinga: there's no place like home

Architectural designer and housing advocate Jade Kake looks at the current housing climate and what needs to change before Māori can have agency over their housing aspirations.

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Jan 25, 2019

No, Kiwibuild isn't doomed – yet. Here's what needs to change to stop it failing

Māori architectural designer Jade Kake looks at the latest Kiwibuild news and offers some solutions.

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