The first all-women cycling club in Australasia was formed in Christchurch in 1892. Throughout our city’s history, the bicycle has played an important role in women’s political organising and advocacy. On the 125th anniversary of women’s suffrage in New Zealand, the Ch...

August 12, 2018

In July 2018, Manglin Pillay, CEO of the South African Institution of Civil Engineering published this disturbing piece of writing, that clearly demonstrates why we need more women in our urban industries (read it here).

It’s titled: “Out on a rib.”

To be honest it took...

February 9, 2018

Cities are meant to be our greatest invention, where people can thrive, prosper and be happier because of close proximity

to other people – the closer to your neighbours you live, the more tolerant, innovative and connected you’re supposed to be. But “cities have the ca...

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