max
°
min
°
Location:
COLOR-Waatea logo 2016-final

On Air Now
Radio Waatea

07:00am - 10:00am
Ed Sheeran

Second Tainui hotel for Auckland Airport
Adam Gifford

Share to Email
Share to RSS
Share to Print

The Maaori king Tuuheitia Potatau Te Wherowhero VII, and Waikato Tainui elders have blessed the site of the second hotel for the Iwi at Auckland International Airport.

The nine-storey Te Arikinui Pullman Hotel will stand alongside the existing Novotel Tainui Auckland Airport Hotel.

Tainui Group Holdings and Auckland Airport Ltd are working with architects Warren and Mahoney to infuse unique Waikato Tainui cultural elements into the design, emphasising the connection between land, sea and sky through the use of natural materials and light.

tuheitiamaa2307


Te Whakakitenga o Waikato chair Parekaawhia McLean says the design is inspired by the historical links of Tainui waka at Te Manukanuka o Hoturoa, or Manukau Harbour.

Tainui Group chief executive Chris Joblin says with around 40 million passenger movements forecast by 2040 the company believes it will be an enduring investment to support the economic resilience of Waikato Tainui.

 

Copyright © 2019, UMA Broadcasting Ltd: www.waateanews.com

MUMA2

matariki x
E-Tangata-11082019
LETSLEARN-86
 
Tracey Martin finally talks the talk & why Kelvin Davis must not resign from Corrections
Martyn 'Bomber' Bradbury: Two major events occurred last week that require comment.
Ihumātao | He Raupatu Tuarua | A Second Confiscation
Dr Rawiri Taonui; This column investigates how the proposed Fletcher Residential development at Ihumātao, the National government’s Special Housing Area policy and the preoccupation of the Auckland Council, the courts and statutory bodies on preserving Māori culture as an icon of the past rather than restoring the living relationship between Māori and their whenua constitutes a second confiscation
TVNZ Journalist blames Māori, not Oranga Tamariki.
OPINION - Martyn 'Bomber' Bradbury: TVNZ Journalist Jehan Casinader, has written a remarkably shallow evaluation of the corrosive Orange Tamariki child uplift programme and has bewilderingly concluded the problem is Māori, not the policy.
0
TMP2
           

Submit

Glossary

 

Subscribe

Enter your email address to receive regular updates from Waatea News.
  • fb

On Air Now
Radio Waatea

07:00am - 10:00am