The following posts are filed under: community engagement.
One of them kills and debilitates thousands of Kiwis a year, especially the young. It’s got simple solutions that don’t require expensive consultancy services.
The other causes nasty harm on a much smaller scale, but has a delightfully thrilling moral stink that’s seductively adjacent to beneficiary-bashing for those inclined that way.Read More
People around Levin stand to have their homes bought by force because they’re in the way of a new expressway. Talk Wellington ponders the local reactions when a local landscape is changed in the greater good – and features a post from a vastly different conflict environmentRead More
Transport planning is a big deal. Large scale transport infrastructure affects everything around it, for decades. In case you haven’t noticed, Let’s Get Wellington Moving will profoundly shape our city, and the window is almost closed to give your steer on the approach they’re taking. You can read more but regardless, get your feedback in…Read More
Pomare’s redevelopment was “all about community engagement”, but did it ultimately serve the people who lived there? We ponder the commercial vs community pressures of public/private partnerships. The area around Farmer Crescent in Lower Hutt was once infamous, dominated by the Mongrel Mob and scene of a 2009 stoush between the gang and…Read More