We are working on transitional & net+ projects community and research community-based.
Community Rongoa Forest
We have a concept design for a Community Rongoā (Māori medicinal native plants) forest. From a Matauranga Māori perspective looking at the Ngahere (forest) as healer. We will also be documenting this journey to help inspire other communities - to read more see here.
Working in collaboration with Wellington City Council & Otari Wilton's Bush
Te Aho Tapu Hou: A New Sacred Thread
Documenting research of Harakeke (NZ native flax) creating new materials and textiles towards an unique circular material made of Aotearoa. Documented from a Matauranga Māori perspective. This will be a channel on our film page.
Our project partners are COCA Massey Textiles, Rangi te Kanawa & Agresearch.
Raranga Rerenga Rauropi | Weaving Biodiversity in our own Backyards
This is a community art project based in the Whau district of Tamaki makaurau (Auckland) Aotearoa (New Zealand). Based on 3 Matauranga Māori concepts Māramatanga (enlightenment), Kaitiakitanga (guardianship) & Manākitanga (respect). We collaborated with community gardens to explore these concepts in practical applications on the whenua (land) Raranga Rerenga Rauropi.
This project was supported by Whau Local Board.