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Join authors Jade Kake and Jeremy Hansen for a discussion on their new publication Rewi – Āta haere, kia tere.

This Coffee & Croissants conversation will take place within the new exhibition KOHA: The speculative worlds of Rewi Thompson, presented at Objectspace in conjunction with this new publication.

Jade Kake (Ngāpuhi, Te Whakatōhea, Ngāti Whakāue) is an architectural designer and writer. She is the founder of Matakohe Architecture and Urbanism, a Kaupapa Māori architecture studio, and a part-time lecturer at Huri Te Ao School of Future Environments at Auckland University of Technology Te Wānanga Aronui o Tāmaki Makaurau. She is the author of Rebuilding the Kāinga: Lessons from Te Ao Hurihuri (Bridget Williams Books, 2019) and has contributed articles and chapters to magazines and books on housing, architecture and urbanism. She is a two-time winner of Te Kāhui Whaihanga New Zealand Institute of Architects’ Warren TrustAwards for Architectural Writing.

Jeremy is the co-author (with Jeremy Salmond and Patrick Reynolds) of Villa: From Heritage to Contemporary (Godwit, 2009), and editor of Modern: New Zealand Architecture from 1938 to 1977 (Godwit, 2014). For 11 years he was the editor of HOME magazine. He was also the editor of Paperboy, a free Auckland weekly magazine, from 2016–18. He has been a contributor to Metro, North & South, New Zealand Listener and The Spinoff, and to US-based Architectural Record and Dwell magazines. He now works as a placemaker and facilitator of arts and culture projects in Auckland’s Britomart precinct.

Coffee & Croissants is a conversation series supported by Allpress Espresso and Daily Bread.

Objectspace also thank The Purple Gift for providing special support for public programming around KOHA: The speculative worlds of Rewi Thompson.

This event is part of Tāmaki Makaurau + Te Tai Tokerau Architecture Week 2023, brought to you by Te Kāhui Whaihanga New Zealand Institute of Architects Auckland Branch with support from Architectural Surfaces, ECC and Thermosash.


  • $10 - Registration Required


  • Sat 30 Sep


  • 10:30 am — 12:00 pm


  • 13 Rose Road
  • Ponsonby, Tāmaki Makaurau