The New South? Managing growth in Auckland
Date:25 September 2018, 6:30pm - 25 September 2018, 8:30pm
Auckland’s growth is far from slowing and looking ahead 30 years, our urban area will grow and change. How do we manage this growth? A big part of the future lies within south Auckland. The south is the largest future urban growth area in Auckland with around 5300 hectares of land identified for urban development.
Our changing world. Massey University, Albany
Date:27 September 2018, 6:30pm - 29 November 2018, 8:00pm
Thursday 27 September 2018. In the moment: mindfulness for changing times | Dr Heather Kempton ***** A series of 10 free public lectures - Albany campus, Auckland Will cyber-terrorism or North Korea be the biggest threats to our security? How will a culturally diverse society hold together, and what impact will the digital age have on future learning? Can mindfulness, poetry or religion be our secret weapons to cope with it all? These are among themes in a thought-provoking series of free public talks by leading lecturers, researchers and writers from Massey University’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences, aimed at helping us get to grips with captivating and unsettling developments at home and abroad. ***** Flying under the radar: New Zealand’s fearless airmen of WWI Thursday 26 April 2018 | Dr Adam Claasen[http://www.
Festival of Architecture 2018
Date:14 September 2018, - 23 September 2018,
Take in a talk, join a building tour, see a film or enter a photo comp. Celebrate architecture and design in your region via the Festival of Architecture 2018. Auckland events.
Fast Forward 2018. Doing medium density well 2
Date:19 September 2018, 6:30pm - 26 September 2018, 8:00pm
19 September | Panel Discussion | Architects Discuss Design for Medium Density Fast Forward is the School of Architecture and Planning's biannual lecture series. It aims to foster debate, discussion and development within the disciplines of architecture, urban design and urban planning. This semester we focus again on the question: how can we do medium density well? With the 2016 Unitary Plan supporting an increase in the density and height of terraced housing and apartments, Auckland has decided to grow up.
Beyond discrimination, towards inclusion
Date:27 September 2018, 6:00pm - 16 October 2018, 7:00pm
Vice-Chancellor’s Lecture Series 2018 - The University of Auckland One of New Zealand’s foundational national myths is that of egalitarianism, of equal opportunity, of everyone having a ‘fair go’. This was never true, but everyday realities in Auckland and across New Zealand increasingly point to a society fractured along identity lines. Issues of inclusion and discrimination are now a feature of everyday conversations about life and wellbeing in New Zealand’s largest city.