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Tauranga 2030 - a panel discussion


Tauranga 2030: Urban placemaking and future gazing

The western Bay of Plenty is one of the fastest growing regions in NZ and we expect our population to reach 250,000 over the next 30 years. This means we’ll need about 43,000 more homes with 80% of those homes in Tauranga. Our new homes will need to meet the needs of an ageing population and address the increasing challenge of people being able to afford good housing. Some of the new homes will be provided in new housing areas while others will be redevelopments within Tauranga City.

What will these redeveloped areas within Tauranga look like? And what public spaces and amenities will be built to go with them?

Join SmartGrowth, the Tauranga Art Gallery and the NZ Institute of Architects as we explore placemaking in our fast-developing urban realm with an innovative developer, two urban planners, architect and artist.

Wednesday 19 September 2018, Tauranga Art Gallery, 108 Willow Street, 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Drinks and nibbles from 5.15pm

Numbers are limited so please book early using this link 

Speakers include:

 AUT Visual Arts Senior Lecturer Dieneke Jansen

 Ignite Architects director Michael Bilsborough

 Hamilton brownfield developer Matt Stark

 Tauranga City Council urban planner Ana Hancock

 Planner and cultural advisor Shadrach Rolleston

Smart Talk Flyer 19 September 2018.pdf

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