The following posts are filed under: community.
Wellington City Council is developing a brand new suburb in Upper Stebbings Valley. Let’s shine a light on how to do it well! So it’s not yet another stab at big cookie-cutter houses in a dormitory suburb. It’s about building a community, while building homes.Read More
Biddy Livesey – housing policy analyst, researcher, and future resident of Cohaus – leads us on an exciting journey: what Cohaus will look like…Read More
Guest author Lizzy H loves the bubble she get around in. But she also wonders: are our bubbles making us less human?Read More
Conversations about more bikeable streets in Newtown, Berhampore and Mt Cook suffered from being in the “fallout zone” of the Island Bay cycleway conversations. Four years later, Wellington City Council is having another go. This time, they’re asking people well before there’s anything tangible on the table. Guest poster Baz gives his take on the first…Read More
It was 2014 the last time the council asked people about cycling in Newtown and Berhampore, since when “the c word” has barely been heard there. But they’re asking again, now, til Tuesday 5pm, and you should leap in there because things have changed, folks. They’re doing it right!Read More
Coverage of the continuing seal failures of the Kapiti Expressway reveals some things about how the media do “balance” in reporting about road engineeringRead More
The future of state and affordable housing is arriving – and it looks pretty nice. Talk Wellington looks at some of these developments … and wonders where our region’s private sector is at.Read More