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Climate change puts another nail in quarter acre pavlova paradise’s coffin

Wednesday 29 Jun 22 10:30am


IT'S been a long time coming but the climate emergency is finally beginning to reshape the future of our cities.


This morning’s announcement that the government is throwing its support behind light rail from the Wellington railway station to Island Bay is driven  by a vision of a much higher density city where the motorcar takes a back seat to public transport, cycling and walking.

It’s a vision where a growing number of people trade in their quarter acre pavlova paradise for an inner-city apartment and their SUVs for a Snapper card or cargo bike

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