Conference paper

Families adapting to density in a suburban medium density community housing development in Auckland, New Zealand

As a medium-density housing development specifically aimed at young families, Waimahia was developed by a consortium of Māori organisations and community housing providers (CHPs), to provide affordable, quality housing, with a particular focus on meeting the housing needs of low-income Māori and Pasifika families.
Conference paper

Urban regeneration and social cohesion

This paper presents early findings from the case study, looking at the impacts on a local community, of an urban regeneration programme in Auckland, New Zealand.
Working paper

Commuting to diversity

In this study, the authors examined measures of exposure to local cultural diversity based on where people work as well as where they live. Their measure of cultural diversity is based on country of birth, with ethnicity breakdowns for the New Zealand (NZ) born.
Policy report

Auckland's housing crisis: The solution

This is a fictional story, set in the future, about solving Auckland’s housing crisis. It has been written in story form to showcase the ideal solution and roadmap in a way that is easy to digest and understand.
Report

Understanding the value of creative spaces

This report presents key findings from a survey of creative spaces throughout New Zealand, intended to provide decision-makers and agencies with information about the sector to better understand how it operates, the services it provides and to whom.
Report

Speaking for ourselves: the truth about what keeps people in poverty from those who live it

This publication reveals the true nature of what it really means to live in poverty in New Zealand. Although each person’s story is unique, what becomes evident is that there are particular experiences and themes surrounding poverty that hold true for the majority.
Strategy

Auckland’s urban ngahere (forest) strategy

This strategy shows how Auckland Council, corporate partners and community groups are planning towards increasing the average canopy cover from 18 to 30 per cent.
Conference paper

Valuing public transport customer amenities: A survey of practice across Australasian and international transit agencies

Public transport customer amenities cover a range of ancillary improvements which are not directly related to operations or service quantity but can enhance the quality of the passenger experience. Examples include information provision, passenger facilities, station/stop quality and personal security measures. While much research has...
Conference paper

Political path dependence in public transport in Auckland: an historical analysis

In June 2013, the Prime Minister of New Zealand, John Key, for the first time showed support for the proposed Auckland city rail link with the caveat that he wants to delay the project until 2020, suggesting that only by then will there be enough...
Conference paper

Off grid in 1900

The chosen area of study is the brick chimney which provided heat, hot water and cooking facilities in the timber houses of Auckland 100 years ago. Demolition of these chimneys is common as adaptive reuse of the older houses of Auckland occurs. The number of...