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2020 Professor Michelle Thompson-Fawcett FRSNZ

Te whenua i whiriwhiri: Sculpting ourselves into the urban landscape

Professor Michelle Thompson-Fawcett explores how the extent of Indigenous traction in settler-colonial urban planning is stunningly revealed in the ongoing relative invisibility of Indigenous histories and values in the built environment. Conventional planning processes continually fail to respect Indigenous interests. However, such processes are now being disrupted by highly innovative and resilient Indigenous endeavour.