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

Tony Watkins

 ~ Vernacular Design 

Te Rarawa Iwi
Joyful Cry Print E-mail

ImageJudy Reinken invited her friends to gather at the Waimamaku Marae to make a film.






Pasifika umu 2008 Print E-mail

ImageThe traditional earth oven was always in the ground, but times change.

At Pasifika 2008 one of the umus was put down on top of corrugated iron, and wet newspapers were used to cover it, rather than sacks.

The food was excellent.



Motukaraka Print E-mail
ImageOur Lady of the Assumption Church was opened in 1910.