behaviour change

Kids in the city

NZ Centre for Sustainable Cities’ Karen Witten talks to Radio NZ’s Kathryn Ryan about the experiences of children in our inner cities and suburbs – their travel, physical activity and independent mobility in their neighbourhoods. She considers guidelines for child-friendly high density developments and how to make streets safer and easier for walkers and cyclists.

Posted in behaviour change and research and transport and urban design and video & audio on 19 August 2014 – 12:31 pm

Improving prepayment electricity schemes could benefit households

As power prices continue in an upward trend as reported in the latest NZ Consumer Price Index, a new study shows households looking to find ways to make savings could benefit from using prepayment metering.

Posted in behaviour change and energy and housing & building and NZ policy issues and research on 21 July 2014 – 3:18 pm

Seminar: Taking smokefree streets seriously

Come to a seminar with George Thomson on smokefree streets in our cities. Date: Friday 11 July 2014, Time: 12.30 to 1.30 pm, Place: Small Lecture Theatre, University of Otago Wellington, 23a Mein Street, Newtown

Posted in behaviour change and health and news & events and NZ policy issues and urban governance on 9 July 2014 – 9:50 am

Mobilities Symposium – presentations

How will people, things and ideas move in the future, and how will such mobilities impact on human, economic and environmental resilience? View presentations from the 5th NZ Mobilities Symposium:

Posted in behaviour change and climate change and news & events and NZ policy issues and transport and video & audio on 9 June 2014 – 1:11 pm

Video: Where might mobilities ‘go’?

We filmed this seminar with Dr Tara Duncan – thinking about mobility for a more sustainable future for travel, leisure and work.

Posted in behaviour change and news & events and transport and video & audio on 5 June 2014 – 10:52 am