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  1. Hopefully the Pukehinau block at the bottom of Brooklyn hill / Aro street can survive, It currently doesn’t meet standards,…

  2. Thank you for this commentary and acknowledgement of one of Wellington’s most interesting residential buildings – now sadly missed. Also…

  3. Comments from Stuff are vile, as usual, https://www.stuff.co.nz/dominion-post/wellington/122825471/wellingtons-george-porter-tower-building-reduced-to-rubble from the architecturally uneducated and spiteful minds of those who do not…

  4. I used to stash high explosive nitrate films in the ammunition bunkers along the road from Shelly Bay to the…

  5. That’s funny Starkive – I always thought that the future would hold a high hydroelectric dam across the Hutt Valley,…

  6. All this agonising about access and traffic loads is really redundant when you consider the visionary solution to so many…

  7. As mentioned, a ferry serving Shelly Bay would be a great idea, but: – it would be weather dependent (the…

  8. This is This is an alternative vision, sea level will be a big consideration, traffic will be going against the…

  9. I can’t see how anything can be developed here without funding via residential sales up front and rates in perpetuity…

  10. There are a number of issues and misconceptions to numinous to state here Conor. The housing development will only add…

  11. Thanks for that m28a31 – yes, they have been a bit under the radar, so to speak. I’m sure we…

  12. Full disclosure: I haven’t read everything to do with the Design Group scheme (just read the thing on Stuff and…

  13. Good point Connor – and yes, of course, the issues around sea level rise will apply equally to both schemes.…

  14. I guess these people aren’t worried about transport, or sea level rise, or cost to council or many of the…

  15. You can be the architect of your own downfall. No need to be registered for that. Maybe that is what…

  16. Yikes. You have a theme!

  17. A great deal of what is called “green” and “sustainable” these days is just good old common sense in terms…

  18. Stu – thank for that correction. Wow, I got that wrong – I’ll go correct that now. I always found…

  19. Nice words but one big correction needed. Megan was most certainly not an Aussie Battler. Battler yes, but born in…

  20. Malcolm Bell reports: Green School New Zealand is the brainchild of an entrepreneurial couple from Taranaki, Michael and Rachel Perrett.…