Jade Kake is an architectural design, writer, and housing advocate. Of Māori and Dutch descent, her tribal affiliations are Ngāpuhi (Ngāti Hau me Te Parawhau), Te Whakatōhea and Te Arawa. Her literary interests include decolonisation, Māori-futurism, and contemporary theology. She has previously written for a variety of housing and architecture magazines and contributed chapters to several books on architecture and urbanism. She lives and works in Whangārei.