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The following posts are filed under: Housing & Development.

Council confidential: property deals and the public good

Recent media highlighted the diverse views over local councils’ property dealings and the commercial confidentiality involved. How much secrecy is too much?

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Beware the insidious cul-de-sac

They’re sold as the epitome of the quiet, friendly street – but cul-de-sacs can be toxic for your suburb unless they’re buffered with some antidote.

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The future of (more) affordable city housing: lose the car parks

“We want and like cars, they suit our lives and the lives we choose to live.”

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Better places to live

What if there was a place to live where we could have really nice things, and have a good community around (but not too much inyaface)?

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The shape of the City is the shape of your future: Planning for Growth LAST DAY TODAY

Whack in your submission on Wellington City Council’s growth strategy, TODAY. Don’t worry you can knock this off in 5 min!

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Friday updates!

“And then what happened?” we often hear from people who’ve read one of our posts. So here are some updates.

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Climate change and Wellington: Now’s good to do something (Also, PAAAAAARTY!)

Wish it was easier to pump out fewer greenhouse gases in daily life? Don’t we all?! Luckily, Wellington City Council wants to hear how much you care so they can make it less hard. And come party for your submission!

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Better places to live! Cohousing and Wellington

Cohousing is one way to fill the crazy gap in the development ecosystem between large-scale developers and single-section infill. Here are some good things happening locally…

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Climate, growth, transport: it’s simple maths. Just do it Wellington.

Wellington (like many other towns) has separate strategies with separate consultations for growth, tackling climate change, and transport. Sigh. Here’s your TL;DR for… ALL THE THINGS

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Is an ‘Eco-City’ Viable? Why, yes! Part three.

In this third and final instalment, guest poster Brendon Harre asks: is an Eco-City planned for northern Wellington, politically and economically viable?

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