Chris McDonald

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Christopher McDonald

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Conference paper

A commemorative space for Wellington’s first British colonists
29 Jun 2016

In May 1920, the Prince of Wales attended a history pageant on Petone Beach. The highlight of the performance was a re-enactment of the arrival of New Zealand Company settlers at the same place 80 years earlier. For the occasion, a 6,000 seat amphitheatre and...

Conference paper

Military performances and national identity during the Prince of Wales’ 1920 visit to Wellington
15 Apr 2014

Early royal visits to New Zealand were episodes of intense symbolic activity played out on an urban scale. These events are generally understood as affirmations of British identity. However, this paper shows how the Prince of Wales’ 1920 tour of New Zealand was also used...

Conference paper

29 Nov 2013

The State of Australian Cities (SOAC) national conferences have been held biennially since 2003 to support interdisciplinary policy-related urban research.

This paper was presented at SOAC 6, held in Sydney from 26-29 November 2013.

SOAC 6was the largest conference to date, with over...


1 Jun 2005

The Value of Urban Design aims to establish whether there is a persuasive case for urban design – the design of the buildings, places, spaces and networks (both public and private) that make up our towns and cities, and the ways people use them....

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