Posts in Kits & Manuals
A Guide to Papakāinga Housing

This booklet is a guide to whānau papakāinga housing available to you, your whānau and community. This guide sets out a step-by-step process to assist whānau to plan for and complete papakāinga housing on Māori Freehold and in some cases General Land, with checklists, tips, advice and case studies to progress your papakāinga housing development as a six step approach.

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Ki te hau Kāinga Māori Housing Design Guide

Ki te hau Kāinga: New Perspectives on Māori Housing Solutions is a report prepared for Housing New Zealand Corporation in 2002 (with a preliminary update completed in 2014) which outlines both general masterplanning principles and guidelines for the design of individual dwellings. Of particular importance are the concepts of tapū and noa, and how these impact the arrangement and adjacency of spaces that are conducive to Māori whānau dynamics and cultural practices.

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Te Ketepaeaha mō ngā Papakāinga Māori Housing Toolkit (Western Bay of Plenty)

The Māori Housing Toolkit is a step-by-step guide designed to assist Māori to develop papakāinga proposals (development plan) on multiple owned Māori land. The concept of papakāinga is not new and has traditionally been associated with Māori housing in a Marae setting. Papakāinga areas have also included other activities such as: kohanga reo, kura kaupapa, health clinic, horticulture or agriculture, sports and/or recreational areas, urupa and heritage sites.

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Papakāinga Development Guide (Heretaunga)

The Papakainga Development Guide published in 2008; was a joint project by the three agencies: Hastings District Council, the Maori Land Court: Takitimu, and Te Puni Kokiri: Takitimu Region.

The guide is laid out as a workbook to cover each stage of a papakainga development project: whanau (getting the approval and viable relationships within the collective ownership of land); whenua (the legal forms under which the land may be occupied); and, whare (the consents required – building, waste water management, for example).

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