Leading climate policy and science experts say the Government’s announcement on Friday (overshadowed by earthquakes) is markedly inadequate and disappointing.
We are celebrating the launch of our new book – Homes People Can Afford, edited by Sarah Bierre, Philippa Howden-Chapman and Lisa Early. This book offers viable and exciting options which, in combination, could house New Zealanders in homes they can afford.
We held a lunchtime seminar with Peter Newman, Professor of Sustainability at Curtin University and lead author on IPCC’s transport chapter, and Bridget Duley of Wellington City Council. The first signs that the green economy is happening are now showing that we can decouple environmental impact from economic growth. View the presentations and listen to Peter Newman’s interview on Radio NZ:
We held a lunchtime seminar with speakers Errol Haarhoff and Lee Beattie from the School of Architecture and Planning, University of Auckland, and John Hutchings of Wellington City Council. What implications do urban growth strategies have for achieving high quality urban design outcomes in our cities? View the presentation:
New time – 4:30pm, 14 September: The Film Archive is screening a film by Marie Russell of the Centre for Sustainable Cities. A Place to Stay is a documentary that explores the relationship between urban design and a sense of community through the unusual social history of Salisbury Garden Court in Wellington.