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The following posts are filed under: Urbanism & Towns.

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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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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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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The Big Kahuna: Reforming the Resource Management Act

It’s now another government’s turn to have a crack at reforming the RMA. A couple of good summaries…

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The status quo is a choice, too

As Wellington (and other Ao-NZ) towns start to realise the importance of living in better density, and changing how we use our streets, the forces of “No!” gather quickly. But as Strong Towns’ Daniel Herrige writes, we must beware the deliberate, often bad choice to prefer the status quo over any change.

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Design thinking for libraries

Wellingtonian Ralph Johns imagines Wellington City’s new library

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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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