$400m windfarm approved

July 29, 2008,AEST

Otago Daily has reported that a $400m NZD ($295m USD) Mahinerangi windfarm proposed by Trustpower has been approved by the Environment Court. Read more @ the SOURCE: Otago Daily

Auckland a city in need of ambition – NZ Herald

July 6, 2008,AEST

Auckland is failing to fulfil its potential and needs to be bidding for ambitious projects such as the 2016 Commonwealth Games, says Ludo Campbell-Reid, the city council’s urban design champion. Campbell-Reid, who was brought to Auckland two years ago by | Read More

Auckland students win by sustainable design

July 4, 2008,AEST

Open to University of Auckland Civil and Environmental Engineering students, the competition brief was to re-design a system that reduces stormwater runoff and pollution in new housing developments, while contributing to good urban design. The competition was jointly sponsored by | Read More

City may stop urban village

June 24, 2008,AEST

A PROPOSED urban village for up to 10,000 residents in southern Redland Bay is likely to be opposed by the new Redland City Council. Councillors are considering changes to the city’s 20-year growth plans in the wake of an election | Read More

Irrigation dam ‘inappropriate’ – Stuff.co.nz

June 11, 2008,AEST

Central Plains Water’s (CPW) proposed dam across the Waianiwaniwa Valley would be like a line of tower blocks extending 2km across the Canterbury countryside, a hearing has been told. Landscape architect Di Lucas, who was giving evidence on behalf of | Read More

Order of Australia for Landscape Architecture academic

June 9, 2008,AEST

The Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA) celebrates the awarding of the Member of the Order of Australia (AM) to Professor Catherin Bull as announced today as part of the 2008 Australian Queen’s Birthday Honours. Professor Catherin Bull of the University | Read More

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