urban governance

Funding for new research on public housing & urban regeneration

A University of Otago research proposal has been awarded an Endeavour Fund 2020 grant of $12,393,935 (excluding GST) by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment. READ MORE

Posted in energy and health and housing & building and news & events and NZ policy issues and urban design and urban governance on 14 September 2020 – 3:18 pm

Submission on RMA Issues and Options Paper

Several members of the New Zealand Centre for Sustainable Cities have recently made a submission to the Ministry for the Environment on the RMA Issues and Options Paper, ‘Opportunities for Change’. READ MORE

Posted in climate change and energy and health and news & events and NZ policy issues and transport and urban design and urban governance on 4 February 2020 – 10:56 am

Working Paper for National Science Challenge 11

Three of our members have written a working paper for National Science Challenge 11, Building Better Homes, Towns and Cities. Chapman, R., Bennett, M., & Howden-Chapman, P. (2019). Scope for building performance provisions to advance building sustainability and environmental performance in READ MORE

Posted in energy and health and housing & building and news & events and NZ policy issues and research and urban design and urban governance on 18 October 2019 – 2:56 pm

Submission on the Climate Change Response (Zero Carbon) Amendment Bill

The NZ Centre for Sustainable Cities recently made a submission to the Environment Select Committee on the Climate Change Response (Zero Carbon) Amendment Bill. Chapman, R., Howden-Chapman, P., Randal, E., & Ombler, J. (2019). Submission to the Environment Select Committee on the Climate READ MORE

Posted in behaviour change and climate change and energy and health and housing & building and news & events and research and transport and urban design and urban governance on 28 August 2019 – 3:58 pm

Video: Rebuilding the Kāinga: Lesson from Te Ao Hurihuri

We held a seminar with speaker Jade Kake. At a time when Māori are disproportionately affected by New Zealand’s housing crisis does papakāinga housing development offer a culturally and financially sustainable solution? See the video. READ MORE

Posted in health and housing & building and news & events and NZ policy issues and urban design and urban governance on 17 May 2019 – 9:39 am