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2024 02 09 Wellington Destrict Plan Episode Website

Podcast: The Independent Hearing Panel's review of Wellington's District Plan

This week, Eric talks to Marko Garlick and Eleanor West, formerly of Generation Zero and now co-ordinating City for People, about the Independent Hearing Panel's process and review of Wellington’s District Plan. They also discuss the research on housing affordability and zoning, and how Houston has avoided letting local objections block wider development. Read more

Dr Eric Crampton
Marko Garlick & Eleanor West
9 February, 2024
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A campaign for Wellington, and beyond

If a council’s zoning plans are wrong, it is hard for anything else to be right. If building enough housing in places where people want to live is forbidden, housing will be scarce, rents and house prices will be too high, and every other ‘wellbeing’ that councils try to deliver will suffer. Read more

Dr Eric Crampton
Insights Newsletter
2 February, 2024
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Time to restructure Wellington Water to fix the region’s creaking pipes

When Wellington Airport installed licence plate readers to streamline parking and passenger pickup and drop-off, it did not have to beg Wellington City Council to find room in the council’s 10-year plan for funding. Though partially council-owned, the Airport funds its own operations out of its own revenues and makes its own decisions. Read more

Dr Eric Crampton
The Post
25 November, 2023

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