ClientNgati Whatua Orakei Whai Rawa Limited
ArchitectsStevens Lawson Architects Limited
A 30 house medium density village located on ancestral land owned by Ngati Whatua Orakei (NWO). The project is unique as it represents the first medium density papakainga development in NZ. The development benefits from a multifaceted planning process undertaken over ten years including masterplanning for the Orakei Papakainga land, preparation of design guidelines through a collaborative process, development of a zoning framework included in the notified Proposed Auckland Unitary Plan, and use of the Housing Accords and Special Housing Areas (HASHA) legislation.