urban governance

Better urban planning

NZ Centre for Sustainable Cities and Regional Public Health made a joint submission to the NZ Productivity Commission on the ‘Better Urban Planning’ issues paper.

Posted in NZ policy issues and urban governance on 17 March 2016 – 2:14 pm

Sustainable cities one-day courses

We offered one-day courses in February – Drivers of urban change | Reducing inequalities in health systems and housing | Climate crisis: A public health response. Now closed.

Posted in behaviour change and climate change and health and housing & building and news & events and NZ policy issues and transport and urban design and urban governance on 12 January 2016 – 3:31 pm

Drivers of urban change: New book

What drives urban change in New Zealand? How can our cities and towns provide a desirable, prosperous, socially inclusive, healthy and environmentally sustainable way of life? Drivers of Urban Change is a new report from NZ Centre for Sustainable Cities, edited by Lisa Early, Philippa Howden-Chapman and Marie Russell. It is available in print from Steele Roberts or download Drivers of Urban Change PDF edition.

Posted in housing & building and NZ policy issues and research and transport and urban design and urban governance on 4 December 2015 – 10:25 am

New Horizon poll: Survey of sentiments about cities

A new survey shows most New Zealanders favour mixed-use development, urban limits and council-led urban development. >>

Posted in housing & building and news & events and NZ policy issues and research and urban governance on 2 November 2015 – 8:51 am

Video: Drivers of urban change – Survey of sentiments about cities

Video is now available of the talk by Ed Randal and Anna Hamer-Adams (University of Otago, Wellington) on the results from a new survey of New Zealanders’ views about urban issues.

Posted in climate change and housing & building and news & events and NZ policy issues and research and urban governance and video & audio on 16 October 2015 – 8:50 am