26 Feb 2024

How to make marae more climate-resilient

From Nine To Noon, 9:30 am on 26 February 2024
The clean-up of the marae took months, but it still can not be used.

The clean-up of the marae took months. Photo: Supplied / Tangoio Marae

Last year's devastating weather events took their toll on any number of houses and buildings around the North Island, including many marae. Two engineering students have studied how to make such community buildings more resilient.

Kathryn speaks with Duncan McDonald, who investigated the issue as part of his engineering honours project.