Jenny Ombler

Jenny is a Research Fellow at the New Zealand Centre for Sustainable Cities, and He Kāinga Oranga/Housing and Health Research programme. Her research interests include governance and policy, urban form, homelessness, social justice and human rights. She has a background in critical theory and international relations.

Jenny has been involved in the Resilient Urban Futures programme (Drivers of Urban Change strand; Cities in New Zealand book) and the Housing First research programme.

Jenny has recently begun a PhD on the right to housing.

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Key publications

  1. Kebbell, S.
    Nudging towards urban walkability in a car-dependent New Zealand neighbourhood.
    In M. Jones, L. Rice & F. Meraz (Eds.), Designing for health & wellbeing: Home, city, society.
    (pp. 87-108). Wilmington, USA: Vernon Press.
  2. Rivera-Muñoz, G.
    Local councils and public consultation: Extending the reach of democracy.
    Policy Quarterly
    12(4), 20-27.
  3. Early, L. Hamer-Adams, A.
    In L. Early, P. Howden-Chapman & M. Russell (Eds.), Drivers of urban change.
    (pp. 7-14). Wellington, New Zealand: Steele Roberts Aotearoa.