Urban Designer - Vernacular Architect - Maritime Planner - Owner-Builder - Servant of Piglet - Educator - Author - Revolutionary - Peacenik - Tour Guide 

Tony Watkins

 ~ Vernacular Design 

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Kaikohe is a rather sleepy town with a population of around a thousand people. However three thousand people turned up to protest about the proposed planning scheme. They were angry and they were determined. They encircled the Council Chambers and their tractors and trucks only added to the menace. It was the biggest planning protest ever held in New Zealand.