Christchurch City Libraries blog hosts a series of regular podcasts from specialist human rights radio show Speak up – Kōrerotia. This show is created by Sally Carlton.
In this episode Sally is joined by Jason Twill (UTS: University of Technology Sydney), Greer O’Donnell (Ohu) and Jane Quigley (Viva Project Ōtautahi Christchurch NZ) who discuss ideas and opportunities for collaborative urban living in Christchurch and NZ.
- Part I: What do we mean by ‘collaborative urban living’?
- Part II: Benefits of collaborative urban living – social, cultural, economic, environmental
- Part III: Viability of collaborative urban living in NZ including building regulations and legislation; challenges to encouraging collaborative urban living
- Part IV: Likely uptake of collaborative urban living in NZ and Christchurch – Why (won’t) people get behind the concept?
Find out more in our collection
- Read our page on the history of alternative communities in Christchurch
- Find titles on Sustainable urban development in New Zealand
- Find titles on Community gardens
- Find articles about co-housing communities (access with your library card & password / PIN)