Author Archives: Libby Grant

Seminar: Green infrastructure for central Wellington post-COVID

We held a seminar with speakers Paul Blaschke, Maibritt Pedersen Zari and Amy Hobbs about greenspace in Wellington city after the COVID-19 lockdown. Added to the existing challenges of climate change, demographic change and the biodiversity crisis the city now faces new challenges in the READ MORE

Presentation: Green Space in central Wellington

In March a team of NZ Centre for Sustainable Cities researchers made a presentation to Wellington City Councillors and staff based on a report the group wrote for the Council on a study of the provision of public green space in the central city in relation to current and projected future READ MORE

Publication: Toward a Framework for Resilience Assessments

In a recently published article arising out of the Resilient Urban Futures programme the authors seek to develop a framework to facilitate the integration of physical and social science understandings of urban infrastructure and resilience in urban systems. Coulson G, Moores J, Waa A, Kearns R, READ MORE

Submission on draft Government Policy Statement on land transport 2021

Ed Randal, Ralph Chapman, Caroline Shaw, Michael Keall, and Philippa Howden-Chapman, made a submission on behalf of the New Zealand Centre for Sustainable Cities on 11 May on the draft Government Policy Statement on land transport. Ed Randal, Ralph Chapman, Caroline Shaw, Michael Keall, and READ MORE

Submission on the ‘Central City Safer Speeds’ project

These members of the NZ Centre for Sustainable Cities, Ralph Chapman, Paul Blaschke, Ed Randal, Michael Keall, and Philippa Howden-Chapman, recently made a submission to Wellington City Council’s Let’s Get Wellington Moving’s ‘Central City Safer Speeds’ proposal. READ MORE