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Submissions on GPS Housing & Urban Development

Recently a team from the New Zealand Centre for Sustainable Cities made a submission on the Government Policy Statement on Housing and Urban Development. Olin C, O’Sullivan K, Howden-Chapman P, Ombler J, Witten K, Shearer I, Viggers H, Aspinall C, Fraser B, Randal E & Zhang W. (2021.) READ MORE

Posted in climate change and energy and health and housing & building and news & events and NZ policy issues and transport and Uncategorized and urban design and urban governance on 2 August 2021 – 12:02 pm

Video: Divergent futures & the long reach of historical extremes in imprisonment

We held a seminar with speaker Len Cook on the trends in imprisonment of young Māori men in Aotearoa New Zealand over the past thirty to forty years focusing on analysis of cohorts and age groups. Watch the video.  

Posted in health and news & events and NZ policy issues and Uncategorized on 30 June 2021 – 12:46 pm

Submission on the Wellington City Council’s 10-Year Plan to 2031

Associate Professor Ralph Chapman, Professor Philippa Howden-Chapman from the New Zealand Centre for Sustainable Cities submitted to Wellington City Council on its  Council’s 10-Year Plan to 2031 NZCSC 10th May 2021  Submission 10 year plan to 2031 READ MORE

Posted in behaviour change and climate change and energy and health and housing & building and news & events and NZ policy issues and research and transport and urban design and urban governance on 11 May 2021 – 9:51 am

Public housing and urban regeneration: maximising wellbeing

This MBIE Endeavour Fund project is an exciting opportunity to make a difference to public housing. Professor Howden-Chapman will lead a multi-university programme in collaboration with public and community housing organisations.

Posted in behaviour change and energy and health and housing & building and media and news & events and NZ policy issues and research and transport on 30 April 2021 – 4:21 pm

Video – Book launch of Improving Buildings, Cutting Carbon

We recently launched the New Zealand Centre for Sustainable Cities’ latest book Improving Buildings, Cutting Carbon. The book is a collection of essays by a wide range of experts in the area of decarbonising new and existing buildings while maintaining health and wellbeing. At the launch READ MORE

Posted in climate change and energy and health and housing & building and news & events and NZ policy issues and Uncategorized and urban design and video & audio on 12 February 2021 – 9:17 am