Elisapeta Heta

Elisapeta Hinemoa Heta (Ngātiwai, Waikato Tainui) is a senior associate at Jasmax, artist, and writer living in Tāmaki Makaurau, Auckland. Heta is one of the founding members of Waka Māia, Jasmax’s team of design professionals dedicated embedding a Māori world view into design outcomes, to facilitate cultural conversations, and to support in the upskilling of the office and its’ understanding of Te Ao Māori (the Māori world). Elisapeta has served for three years as the representative of Ngā Aho on the Council of Te Kāhui Whaihanga New Zealand Institute of Architects.