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Case study: Māori housing movements in Progressive Thinking: Ten Perspectives on Housing

The papakāinga movement has been fundamental to Māori asserting their right to reoccupy their whenua and live as Māori. Recognising the need for housing to provide more than just an individual roof, papakāinga are built on a philosophy of values: manaakitanga, kaitiakitanga, wairuatanga, whānaungatanga. This article features in Progressive thinking: ten perspectives on housing, published by the Public Service Association of New Zealand.

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Opinion - Patrick Gemmell

Kāinga Whenua is a kind of a translation of its English counterpart, Welcome Home Loans, with both housing products being administered by the Crown agent, Housing New Zealand and financed by Kiwibank. In its seven years of operation, the Kāinga Whenua has delivered less than 30 home loans, that is, just over four homes per year. This article features in the "Responding to Homelessness in Aotearoa New Zealand" October 2017 edition of Parity Magazine.

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Towards the design of culturally-based supportive housing facilities

The recent increase in government funding for emergency housing and Housing First places, urban marae-based responses such as those rolled out by Te Puea and others, and the growing role of iwi in the provision of homelessness services, suggest that purpose-built culturally-based emergency, transitional and supportive housing facilities for Maori will be developed in the near future. The need for culturally informed design guidance is an emerging consideration. This article features in the "Responding to Homelessness in Aotearoa New Zealand" October 2017 edition of Parity Magazine.

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Homeless Wāhine Māori and survival sex: An emerging link?

The absence of good quality data is a persistent issue, hindering policies from being appropriately targeted to the specific needs of minority groups. Despite making up a disproportionate percentage of those experiencing homelessness and housing insecurity, Maori women are one such underserviced group. This article features in the "Responding to Homelessness in Aotearoa New Zealand" October 2017 edition of Parity Magazine.

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Aotearoa, Homelessness of House, Land and Product in Rural Māori Settings: An Operational Insight

Many of our rural Māori communities suffer from severe housing deprivation, with our people living in conditions that would be considered uninhabitable by urban standards. In this article, Patrick Gemmell reflects on whether the lack of culturally constructed central government housing policy and product making our people homeless in rural settings.

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