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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 population levels.
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, Witten K, Batstone C, Somervell E, Olivares G and Howden-Chapman P (2020) Toward a Framework for Resilience Assessments: Working Across Cultures, Disciplines, and Scales in Aotearoa/New Zealand. Front. Sustain. Cities 2:11. doi: 10.3389/frsc.2020.00011
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 Philippa Howden-Chapman. (2020). Submission on draft Government Policy Statement on land transport.
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.
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’.