Aucklanders want their Council to do more to support intergenerational play, so parents and grandparents can frolic at parks with younger family members. That’s the feedback on the discussion document, Tākaro - Investing in play, which is aimed at helping Auckland Council draft a play plan to guide it through the next 20 years.
French landscape architect Catherine Mosbach has completed her whirlwind New Zealand speaking tour exhausted, but with a new appreciation for our food and natural landscape. All up just under 500 people attended her lectures in Auckland, Hamilton, Wellington and Christchurch.
Jacky Bowring is a freshly minted NZILA fellow, and Professor of Landscape Architecture at Lincoln University. She specialises in emotions and landscapes. Some of her recent work includes helping to design the memorial landscape for the Pike River Mine tragedy on the West Coast of the South Island.
Renowned landscape architect Thomas Woltz was finishing his masters in architecture when he realised the power the landscape architect had to become an agent of change to improve large scale ecologies. He now holds a masters degree in landscape architecture as well.