Aaron Packard

BSc (Ecology & Biodiversity), MEnvStud

Climate Impacts Coordinator

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Aaron was awarded a scholarship by the NZ Centre for Sustainable Cities to undertake his masters thesis: Rethinking ‘progress’: an evaluation of the Wellington Region genuine progress index. The GPI was developed by local government in the Wellington region to facilitate a rethinking of conventional notions of progress.

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KEY PUBLICATIONS

An evaluation of the Wellington Regional Genuine Progress IndexNew Zealand Geographer, 68:1-13, 2012
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Rethinking progress: An evaluation of the Wellington Regional Genuine Progress IndexIn J. Boston (ed.) Ethics and Public Policy: Contemporary Issues. Wellington: Victoria University Press, 2011
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Thesis: Rethinking ‘progress’; an evaluation of the Wellington Region genuine progress index.2009
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Genuine progress for the Wellington Region?2009
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