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INDIGENOUS FUTURES DESIGN

We work with our indigenous ancestral concepts to inspire our arts-based research and environmental concept designs. 

Designing beneficial net positive futures inspired by our ancestral past.

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CURRENT PROJECT

 NET+ FUTURES DESIGN

2020 - ONGOING 

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REGION NET POSITIVE LTD.

ENVIRONMENTAL INFORMATION DATABASE.

Platform/ App concept design & development

Social Enterprise: built on a circular model whereby all profit is returned to the environment.

Allowing the land to become self-sustaining as a 'legal entity' in its own right

Building a Net+ Community Network.

www.regionnetpositive.com

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KAUPAPA MAURI

VISUALISING TE AO MĀORI PRINCIPLES WITH SCIENCE TO ENHANCE THE MAURI (LIFE-FORCE) OF PLACE.

We do this by learning about Biodiversity from a Mātauranga Māori perspective while collating scientific data.

Visual data collection of native plants & trees

Concept Design & Research Development.

COMMUNITY RONGOĀ FOREST


A continuation of the community-based project in Auckland.

The design of a citizen forest for health and wellbeing.

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FUTURE PROJECTS | COMMISSIONED WORK

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TOI TAIAO WHAKATAIRANGI

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Toi Taiao Whakatairanga is a cross-disciplinary research project.

Bringing together arts, science, and Te Ao Māori to raise awareness of threats to the health of our ngahere.

Myrtle Rust & Kauri Dieback

Creative Arts & Industries, Auckland University

2022

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TE AHO TAPU HOU | A NEW SACRED THREAD

Research documentation in collaboration with Massey Textiles, Rangi Te Kanawa, Ag Research

2022 - 2025 

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TE MUKA TAURA

Growing a rongoā dye forest

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Research documentation in collaboration with Massey Textiles

2022 - 2025 

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MATARIKI 2022

Whakapapa Te Pō | Te Ao

COURTENAY PLACE LIGHTBOX EXHIBITION

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RONGOĀ (PLANT MEDICINE) RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT

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RONGOĀ TEAS | NGAHERE BLENDS 

Native plant research inspired by

Great Grandma Te Miringa Te Rorarangi's

rongoā recipes

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FLAX FIBRE

2017 - 

RESEARCH EUROPEAN FLAX LINEN.

Nutrient dense organically grown European flax linen in cycles with food. To define a net positive food & fibre growing environment in tune with native plants & trees.

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BLACK FLAX

2017 -

 

PRODUCT R & D

 

Future design label using linen textiles that are 100% pure flax plant fibre, organically grown in Aotearoa.