Josephine has 10 years’ experience in New Zealand as a landscape architect, cultural advisor, project manager, environmental project adviser, kaitiaki team leader and site manager.
Josephine specializes in several fields of landscape architecture and urban design particularly in cultural expressive design and integrated design for the public and private sector in Norhtland, Auckland, Bay of Plenty and wider Waikato Region. She also has experience designing for apartment and residential developments, master planning, ecological restoration, ecological monitoring (Te Ao Māori perspective, maramataka, cultural health index), cultural advising and project management.
Josephine has worked closely with a wide range of clients including privately owned companies, district councils, developers, architectural, ecological and planning firms, māori organizations, iwi groups, several community groups and private landowners. Josephine has broadened her ecology, archaeological, project management and construction knowledge over the years.
Josephine’s professional goals focus on the inclusion of Te Ao Māori values as an approach to design integrating cultural integrity and authenticity to produce cultural expressive and integrated designs.