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The following posts are filed under: Society & Community.

Road To Zero: submission guide LAST CHANCE TODAY WEDNESDAY!

Quick! The best ten minutes you’ll spend today – less death in our times!

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Vision Zero: what’s that?

Government’s announced the new road safety strategy and it’s open for consultation. What is this thing and should we welcome it?

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Rethinking Safety

As NZ grapples with our attitudes to our objectively terrible road death rate (not to mention e-scooters, kids’ cycling, high-vis, speed limits etc), we must ask: what’s real, and what’s in our heads – what myths have we come to believe?

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Design thinking for libraries

Wellingtonian Ralph Johns imagines Wellington City’s new library

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Things to do (quick!), read, talk about: a fresh tasting platter

SO much good stuff popping up! Here’s a random summary of things you might like

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Safer space for cycling (scooting): what’s going onwith (some of) us?

A recent piece on the sudden scuttling of a flagship London project for safer cycling, and local e-scooter hoo-ha, sparked a few thoughts about local opposition to infrastructure for safer cycling – and e-scooting.

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Local reporting gets a boost!

It is a truth universally acknowledged, that it’s really frickin hard to do good local issues media. Great news: the Local Democracy Reporting initiative!

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Your tasty updates platter

So many things afoot! In no order, some stuff that’s been happening this week (or that we’ve stumbled across this week).

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“Community desires” and the vital dullness of process

Imagine a well-intentioned initiative to make your local main street safer. Fast forward through a messy process, and now a local group’s taking Council to court over it all. What’s going on – and more importantly, would this happen to something good but messy in your suburb?

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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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