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X-Section call for submissions._Sept2021 XSection 11 invites expressions of interest on checking in and asking, are we OK? After several years of anxious and increasingly excited talk of how climate change will radically change society unless we respond immediately, and…
Central Auckland has a population of over 50,000 people (2018 census) but only one full sized supermarket, the Countdown on Quay Street. With the country back in lockdown, how we access the supermarket and how often we visit supermarkets is sharply in
UDF’s submission To the Parliamentary Select Committee on the Inquiry on the Natural and Built Environments Bill: Parliamentary Paper
UDF supports resource management reform, and considers it has a valuable contribution to make in this process. In particular we acknowledge that key definitions in the new acts will require work with a wider group of interested parties. Along with
Reflections on the nature and extent of urban designers as expert witnesses and members of a profession
Prepared by: Ian Munro, Urban Designer and Urban Planner, B.Plan (Hons), M.Plan (Hons), M.Arch [Urb Des] (Hons); M.EnvLS (Hons); M.EngSt [Transport] (Hons), MNZPI, UDF Lisa Mein, Director, Mein Urban Design and Planning Ltd., B.Plan,
RMA Reform General
UDF Resource Management Reform working group is currently finalising UDF’s submission on the exposure draft for the proposed Natural and Built Environments Act (NBA). We wish to share the following key points of our submission. Our intention is to: