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Stephen Knight-Lenihan

Conference paper

Resilient cities and lost opportunities: the case of transport funding in New Zealand

This paper uses the example of New Zealand’s national transport funding policy and allocation processes to demonstrate how an unreflective use of the term resilience results in lost opportunities to pursue a low carbon future, and works against the concept of resilience itself.

Supporting local government: Existing initiatives for sustainable development

This report focuses on the bridge between central and local government in New Zealand. It identifies and analyses mechanisms employed by central government to directly or indirectly support local government and communities in achieving sustainable development. The paper is a stocktake of key central government...