There’s some upcoming international conversations on urban issues – a webinar on designing and planning for healthy cities and a conference on urban resilience and environment >>
We made a submission to Wellington City Council on the Wellington Urban Growth Plan. In it, we discuss housing (health, affordability, density, and what people in Wellington prefer), open spaces, Māori and urban planning, transport and parking, plus suggestions on specific aspects of the plan.
Multi-talented University of Otago medical students present (and sing about) their research on healthy housing in Wellington. Do families have the knowledge and power to improve their housing conditions?
Philippa Howden-Chapman, Michael Baker, Karen Witten, Time: Wednesday 8 October 2014, 10-11:50 am, Place: Aotea Centre, Auckland.
Guy McPherson, professor emeritus of conservation biology, is speaking at a series of events in Wellington in October on ‘Abrupt climate change: Evidence and options for the future to preserve a living planet’.