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The following posts are filed under: Society & Community.

Come nerd with us: Urbanerds a-comin’

Do you like the sound of nerdy, lively conversation and insights about urban issues? Come join the growing tribe of Urban Nerds – it’s a great time

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In praise of… business owners

Street change projects often stand or fall on what “local businesses” are seen as thinking about the change. We always hear about them opposing change, but are they all really the same?

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Urbanerds Rahui Edition part 1: Cohousing

The May Urbanerds gathering, with its star-studded guest speaker lineup, was also blessed with an Urbanerd taking notes. Part 1: Charles Dawson’s dispatches from the Cohousing session

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Seize it or miss it: COVID stimulus and regeneration

We’re nearly going to Level 3, but COVID-19 is going to rattle our country for years to come. How do we stimulate and regenerate Ao-NZ, not just put ourselves back exactly where we were before?

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The 15 Minute City

Paris’ mayor Anne Hidalgo has a powerful concept in her re-election campaign: the 15-minute city. It’s the kind of vision we need in Wellington

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Where can we dance? Public space for people

Public space where people can meet, hang out, do stuff – even dance. It’s a sadly rare thing in our towns. Help some smart researchers understand what kind of public space you love

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Urbanerds drinks: End of year edition!

Come join other everyday superheroes fighting for better towns and cities! Capes optional. Put it in the diary folks – and note this special edition is a Thursday 

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Urbanerds Drinks – last of 2019

Come join us, superheroes, TOMORROW to celebrate ourselves and better towns!

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Mayoral Race FOMO – a tale of two cities

Guest writer Michelle Rush notices a thing or two about local mayoral candidates…

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Transport: left, right, and centrist

Right now you could be forgiven for thinking Conservatives Do Cars Not Rail and Liberals Do Rail & Bikes Not Cars. Is this just NZ immaturely politicising another big issue, or is there fundamentally a left / right approach to transport?

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