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You are warmly invited to a seminar with speaker Jade Kake. At a time when Māori are disproportionately affected by New Zealand’s housing crisis does papakāinga housing development offer a culturally sustainable solution? Time: 12 pm – 1 pmDate: Wednesday 24 July 2019Venue: Adam Auditorium, City Gallery, Civic Square, 101 Wakefield St, Wellington
We co-hosted a seminar with NIWA (National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research) with speakers Alena Bartoňová, Guy Coulson and Al Brennan. Citizens are increasingly doing it for themselves when it comes to monitoring air quality. Fed up with air pollution people are using cheap, easily available sensors to measure their local air quality but what are the implications of this trend?
We held a seminar with speakers Professor Jennifer Mindell and Dr Nadine Dodge. What happens when you can’t get where you need to go because of busy roads? Apart from feeling frustrated is it bad for your health? Watch the video.
We held a seminar with speaker Rodney Tolley. For more than a century, a principle goal of transport strategies in the city has been for us to ‘go faster’, in order to save time. What do we do when we see that going faster isn’t saving any time?
NZ Centre for Sustainable Cities member Associate Professor Ralph Chapman, Victoria University of Wellington, and other researchers from the Centre have been collaborating on research looking into creating sustainable urban transport and how cities can transition to emitting less carbon through changing the way people travel from cars to more active transport – cycling and walking. The work of the team features in a recent article on Victoria University of Wellington’s Science webpage.