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City Gallery City Gallery Wellington

Past event

BWB Talks: Rebuilding the Kāinga

14 October 2019

Author Jade Kake in conversation with Jess Berentson-Shaw in celebration of new BWB Text, Rebuilding the Kāinga: Lessons from Te Ao Hurihuri.

Jade and Jess will discuss the resurgence of contemporary papakāinga on whenua Māori, including visions for the future and the policy shifts to make these a reality.

Jade Kake (Ngāpuhi (Ngāti Hau me Te Parawhau), Te Whakatōhea, Te Arawa) is an architectural designer and housing advocate, focused on the development of papakāinga communities in her home area of Whangarei.

Dr Jess Berentson-Shaw is co-director of think-and-do tank The Workshop, and a senior research associate at the Public Policy Institute at the University of Auckland. In 2018, she published BWB Text, A Matter of Fact: Talking Truth in a Post-Truth World.

In partnership with Bridget Williams Books. 

These free events are very popular, we recommend early arrival to secure a seat.