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The built environment sector is one of the largest producers of carbon emissions in New Zealand. How do we get the sector to carbon zero by 2050? As part of the 2020 Public Health Summer School the NZ Centre for Sustainable Cities is hosting a symposium to answer this question. Date: Tuesday 11 February 2020Venue: University of Otago, Wellington, 23a Mein St, Newtown, Wellington
A New Zealand Centre for Sustainable Cities team of researchers from University of Otago, Wellington and Victoria University of Wellington recently completed a detailed study of the provision of public green space in central Wellington City in relation to current and projected future population levels, for Wellington City Council.
We held a seminar with speakers Brodie Fraser, Carol McMinn, Clare Aspinall, Jenny Ombler and Nevil Pierse. ‘Housing First’ is an approach to ending homelessness by housing people first then providing the extra help they need. Will it work in NZ? Video coming soon.
Ralph Chapman, Helen Viggers and Philippa Howden-Chapman, members of the NZ Centre for Sustainable Cities, recently sent a submission to the Interim Climate Change Commission: Response to Call for evidence on Options available to reduce greenhouse gas emissions over the period 2022-2035.
We held a seminar with speakers Karine Perreault and Cheryl Davies. Both Māori in New Zealand and the Indigenous peoples of Canada are disproportionately affected by housing inequities. Can the construction of better quality housing improve their health and well-being? Video coming soon.