Project Mihitai
Location Hoskins papakāinga land, Whangaruru, Northland
Client Hoskins whānau
Project team Rau Hoskins, Miles Heine
Budget $75 000
Completion 2006
Description Small cabin, among other dwellings built on papakāinga land in Whangaruru. This cabin is an off-the-grid, single-room dwelling, which utilizes a large number of ESD features such as: composting toilet; rainwater harvesting; solar hotwater; and solar power. Careful consideration was given to the palette of materials used, to create a low-cost, but exciting dwelling.