Entrepreneur and cycle advocate Rob Henderson saw post-quake Christchurch as a perfect place to make things happen. Despite the local authorities saying no, he managed to get corporae a public engaement and sponsorship to launch New Zealand's first public bike share scheme, and is now working on transitioning this into the public transport system. 6 months on how to ignore the bureaucrats and get sh*t done!
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The Restoration of Heritage at the Arts Centre of Christchurch
BY ANDRE LOVATT
@ VOL 23
ON MAY 04, 2015
The Arts Centre in Christchurch is a neo-gothic campus, once hosting the local university, converted into a space for local artists to practise and showcase. Severely damaged in the Canterbury earthquakes, it is now going through an extensive restoration. Arts Centre CEO Andre Lovatt gives people an insight into the restoration of the Arts Centre, to explain what it is that they have been doing since the earthquakes, show the process visually and give an indication on the progress that is being made. Showing the love, care and attention that so many people are giving to their restoration work and how, when it is all done, the Arts Centre, and the Christchurch wider community, will be so much better for it.
A Letter to Christchurch...From Your Ambassador
BY ERICA AUSTIN
@ VOL 25
ON OCT 30, 2015
When Erica Austin studied post quake Christchruch as part of her architecture degree in Auckland, she immediately fell in love with the city, and decided to move down to become an ambassador for everything that makes it special. Now she is immersed in the city-making movement, connecting people who want to rebuild the ciy better than before. This is her letter to those people, and the city.
Create the Things You Wish Existed
BY CHRISTINE JOB
@ VOL 27
ON NOV 15, 2015
Christine Job (pronoucned 'joe-b') is an accomplished woman who found she wanted something that was still missing. She up and left on a European adventure and when she returned she made it happen: SeekFest! Hear Christine speak about Cap't Kirk, the El Camino de Santiago, and creating the Things where before there was nothing. hashtagInspirationalMondays hashtagTruth hashtagHope.
Transport Action Atlantic
BY ASHLEY MORTON
@ VOL 23
ON FEB 02, 2017
Ashley Morton is the Vice-President and senior Nova Scotia member of Transport Action Atlantic, a regional NGO who advocate for convenient, sustainable, affordable public transportation. TAA are strong supporters of urban public transportation, but spend most of their time thinking and talking about regional and inter-urban public transportation, with a focus on rail.
Rethinking Public Transport Design
BY ZOË PALMER
@ VOL 45
ON AUG 15, 2017
Yasser Booley, a photographer from Cape Town, recently embarked on a journey from Cape Town to Dar es Salaam using only public transport. Aurecon is using Yasser’s story as a design thinking tool to understand the needs of public transport users.