20 people went to the first meeting about a sustainable coastal village for New Brighton which received coverage in today’s Christchurch Mail. Click here to see the article. Great work from Pauline, Marney and everyone involved!
The Viva! Project – Newsletter – 4 February 2014 Next Networking Meeting, Monday 17 February – The District Plan A Sustainable Coastal Village in New Brighton One Voice Te Reo Kotahi open forum: Issues relating to CERA transitioning out in 2016 Our Next Networking Meeting – Monday 17 February Speaker: Brigitte de Ronde, Christchurch City […]
Members of the New Brighton community are calling a gathering of all those who might be interested in living in a sustainable village by the sea. This is a perfect opportunity to meet with like-minded folk to live more sustainably and in closer community. Where: New Brighton Community Board meeting room (corner Beresford and Union […]
One of the core tenets of The Viva! Project is housing affordability. With housing availability and house prices reaching crisis point, especially in Christchurch, there is a need for systemic changes in the way we build and renew our housing stock. A wide swathe of issues need to be researched and discussed, encompassing strategies to […]
LILAC is an inspirational affordable co-housing development in Leeds in the UK. LILAC stands for Low-Impact Living Affordable Community and it combines low-impact eco housing with affordability and co-housing, possibly one of the first in the world to encompass all of those aspects at the same time. See more on their website: http://www.lilac.coop/ Paul Chatterton […]