We warmly invite you to a seminar with Eric Martinot on Renewable Energy Urban Futures: A Global Update. Date: Tuesday 11th August, Place: Rutherford House, Lecture Theatre 3, Victoria University, 23 Lambton Quay, Wellington; Time: 12:40 – 1:30 pm.
Kim van Sparrentak gave a seminar on positive urban regeneration, looking at examples in Sweden and the Netherlands. View online
Our home is where we spend the most time, it can be our main capital asset, and the home environment is of huge importance for our health. Young children who spend most of their time inside the home are especially vulnerable. He Kainga Oranga, the Housing and Health Research Programme, has received a $4.9 million grant from the Health Research Council of New Zealand to help improve housing stock – particularly rental properties – for the sake of our children’s health.
Share ideas, connect and collaborate with others, and generate an innovative solution to a climate change challenge within 24 hours – that was the goal of #Climathon. NZ Centre for Sustainable Cities was pleased to support Wellington’s participation in this global event. Here’s what happened, as told by Kim van Sparrentak, one of the team members.
We held a lunchtime seminar: Kids in the City: Including children in an intensifying city. With: Karen Witten and Robin Kearns. Video now available: