Debunking Leafy Suburban Myths

This is a guest post by Francis McRae. It was originally published on his Substack. The recently announced bipartisan housing enabling bill will free up planning rules to allow three storey development across almost all of the existing residential areas of New Zealand’s five biggest cities. …
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Your next car should be a bike

Header image: bike parking at Western Springs College. Source – Greater Auckland This is a guest post by Dr. Timothy F Welch. Tim is a senior lecturer in architecture and planning at the University of Auckland. Busting 5 myths about auto-centricity Whenever it’s suggested that steps should be taken to reduce automobile use and provide better facilities for pedestrians, cyclists and public transport, a host of long-standing myths resurface to cloud the conversation.…
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Students Reinventing Northcote

This is a guest post by Sam Duncan, an Urban Development student at Queensland University of Technology. Sam grew up in Auckland. Recently, the results of the C40 Students Reinventing Cities competition were released. In the competition, student-led teams each selected one site out of a collection from 18 cities across the globe.…
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