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Resource Management reform: the RMA’s daddy says…

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Spatial Plan: c’mon Wellington, let’s keep evolving

Wellington’s proposed Spatial Plan could be better, and much of the proof of the pudding is to come. But your voice is needed now (by 5pm Monday 5th), because Wellington will be frozen in amber if the Spatial Plan doesn’t move forward – and that amber is a city that locks out lots of Wellingtonians.

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Housing, growth and spatial planning: a curious person’s reading (and looking) list

There’s a lot of opinions flying around right now, and the debates are only ramping up in Wellington. Spatial Plan submissions are only the first step –  and some curated reading will stand you in good stead

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Codesign with community: spotting codesign-washing

Codesign – from housing to streetscapes, everywhere we’re hearing officials say “codesigning with community”. But like any well-intentioned thing it’s become bastardised and buzzwordy, so how do we spot tokenism at 50 paces?

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A city with a vision? AKL x WLG

Wellington’s got a lot of bustle and noise (Let’s Get Wellington Moving – Spatial Plan – new subdivisions – convention centre – library) but where’s the coherent vision? Hey Auckland – can we learn some things?

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People, Profit and Public Good – a lowdown on property development (1/2)

So we’ve that housing crisis, and Wellington’s figuring out how it wants to grow. Property development is at the core of it all, but most of us don’t know what makes things tick…

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People are the ‘gold’ of the Golden Mile

Talk Wellington reader Amos, encouraging everyone who has anything to do with Wellington City to put in a Golden Mile submission this weekend – and sharing his!

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People, profit and public good: a lowdown on building cities *MONDAY 10th AUGUST*

Urbanerds are very excited about our upcoming Virtual gathering, with two gurus of Wellington’s property scene giving their insights about how to get property making our city hum.

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Deliveries and logistics: Golden Mile and citywide

Nervousness about possible car-freeing of the Golden Mile includes “But what about deliveries?!” Here’s a peek into what’s happening right now with urban deliveries and logistics

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Golden Mile: options for the picking by 9 August!

Your Urbanerds team, reporting back from last night’s Golden Mile webinar with Let’s Get Wellington Moving… and a Guide for submissions (now closing 9 Aug)!

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