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It started in Portland, Oregon. It was picked up by Melbourne. Now it may be coming to a neighbourhood near you. It’s the “20 Minute City” and Professor Iain White is doing his best to bring the idea to Aotearoa New Zealand, via Hamilton. Iain is an academic, a Professor of Environmental Planning at theContinue reading ““The 20-minute city” – The city of the future?”
Better Futures Forum – Media Release The Better Futures Forum welcomes the report of the Resource Management Review Panel, New Directions for Resource Management. The report offers the opportunity to address some of the key environmental issues facing Aotearoa New Zealand, which threaten the quality of life of both current and future generations. In particular,Continue reading “Proposed resource management changes headed in right direction”
Over the last weeks and months we have received lots of messages from many of you wanting to know how you can help achieve the Better Futures’ vision. So here is how! In the lead-up to the election, we want our vision for a better, more resilient Aotearoa New Zealand out there. We want toContinue reading “We need your help to create a Better Future, now”
In line with our aim of connecting with other like-visioned organisations and initiatives, we are looking to profile some of our Forum members and supporters over the next months. This post introduces Tanya Te Miringa Te Rorarangi Ruka. Tanya is of Ngati Pakau and Ngapuhi descent and is an artist and designer. She has aContinue reading “Introducing Tanya Ruka, Region Net Positive”
Great news! With Glen’s move to The Mainland next month, we thought it would be a great opportunity to set up a BFF ‘hub’ in Christchurch. We are aware that a number of our members and supporters are from Christchurch. If you would like to connect up with other Canterbury-based BFFs, please get in touchContinue reading “We are setting up a BFF Christchurch Hub!”
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