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Podcast: Kia Whakanuia te Whenua

Posted 15 02 2024

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Kia Whakanuia te Whenua | People, Place, Landscape is the Landscape Foundation's first book.

Forty different authors contributed articles, including perspectives from Aboriginal, American Indian and Irish landscape architects as well as Māori and Pakeha.

Landscape Foundation Chair Dr. Diane Menzies, says global issues such as biodiversity loss, water pollution and worldwide adverse effects on habitat have led to a global call for action - a change in how we perceive, relate to and care for our whenua.

Kia Whakanuia te Whenua offers solutions to understanding place, in how to weave Matauranga mauri and scientific knowledge systems together to protect the essence of our landscapes.

Kia Whakanuia te Whenua is now available in a podcast on Spotify. 10 episodes have just been released and another 10 authors, including landscape architects, are being interviewed for the next release before Matariki.

The podcast series interviews the book's authors, exploring their views on the complex challenges of te ao hurihuri - a world in change. These conversations offer new ways of thinking about the whenua, land, and our relationship with her - we confront the pain of Indigenous alienation, biodiversity loss, pollution and climate change, and sound a global call for action to together protect and care for our places.

Listen to the whole series HERE.


Of course, the book version is still available to purchase at the following outlets:
Paperplus    Landscape Foundation     Mary Egan Publishing     Kete Books