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Manaia Hiha   BAS, MArch (prof)

Pae Tahi

Te Whanganui-a-tara Architecture

Te Arawa + Te Whakatōhea + Ngāti Pikiao

Ko Matawhaura te Maunga, ko Rotoiti te Roto, ko Kaituna te Awa, ko Houmaitawhiti te Marae, Ko Te Arawa te Waka, Ko Te Arawa te Iwi, Ko Ngāti Pikiao te Hapu, Ko Manaia Hiha tōku ingoa. 

I am an architectural graduate who studied at Te Herenga Waka (Victoria University of Wellington). I have currently finished my thesis in April 2021, the thesis questioned how mātauranga Māori can enhance iwi place-identity in colonised urban environments. I am currently working at Designgroup Stapleton Elliot as an architectural graduate in Pōneke (Wellington).

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