Urbanisation : a Māori counter response
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Citation:Hoskins, R. V. (2016, November). Urbanisation - a Māori Counter Response. Paper presented at International Network of Building, Architecture, and Urbanism (INTBAU) World Congress, London, United Kingdom.
Permanent link to Research Bank record:http://hdl.handle.net/10652/3773
Te Pooti Marae remains as part of a previously much larger Māori settlement located on the right bank of the Whanganui - New Zealand’s longest navigable river * Home of the Ati Haunui a Paparangi tribe * The village was largely abandoned after the river road was constructed in the 1930s along with post WWII Māori urbanistation * In 2014 consisted of the marae ātea (ceremonial forecourt), Whare puni (earth floor meeting house circa 1870), Pātaka (elevated storehouse) and Victorian Cottage * Both the Whare puni and Pātaka are built with hybrid Māori / European construction techniques * All three buildings in major need of restoration * New facilities to make the Marae fully functional