The Living Pā

Mātauranga Māori and sustainability in the heart of the University.

Project site, 980 square metres covering 42-50 Kelburn Parade

The project

The Living Pā is a proposal for a uniquely Māori space and a hub for many. A new multipurpose teaching, learning, engagement, and research complex that targets the highest level of sustainability.

About the project

Te pae tawhiti—Project vision

He Pā Mataora—A thriving community.
He Pā Kaiao—A living lab.
He Pā Anamata—A bright future.

Our aspirations
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Living Building Challenge

Mā te whenua e kōrero—Starting with an understanding of what the whenua can do.

The Living Pā aims to meet the principles of the internationally recognised Living Building Challenge for sustainable development.

Find out more

Tukuna mai—Donate to The Living Pā

Help us to create a beautiful multi-purpose hub to be enjoyed by generations to come.

Donate today

Whakapā mai

If you have any questions about The Living Pā, or want to add your contribution to the project, get in touch. We'd love to hear from you.