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.
Ng Sek San has been described as a non-conformist, a maverick who believes in simple, affordable and local solutions. The NZ trained, Malaysian-based landscape architect will be here in November for the 2019 NZILA Firth Conference in Christchurch.
The pull of family brought Sarah Wolfe back to New Zealand. After 10 years travelling and working as a landscape architect abroad she wanted to reconnect with her parents and put some roots down on home soil.
She may sound like a pom but landscape architect Julia Wick was born in Ashburton and grew up on an arable/sheep farm in Hinds, Canterbury. At the age of four her parents took her to the UK for her formative 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.