AuthorJenny McArthur

The urban agenda: what will New Zealand’s new government bring for towns and cities?

Almost 90% of New Zealand’s population is urbanised. Getting policy right for towns and cities will be crucial for the new Labour-led coalition government’s ambitious policy agenda to transition to a low-emissions economy while addressing major social issues such as unaffordable housing, inequality and poverty. Central governments and cities aren’t always on the same page…