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NZIA Auckland Branch: Urban Group Talk

  • NZIA, Seminar Room Level 5, Zurich House, 21 Queen Street Auckland Central New Zealand (map)

NZIA Auckland Branch Urban Group have organised Sue Evans from Housing New Zealand to talk about: 

  • What are the features of great social housing;
  • Unlocking the potential of neighbourhoods - working with councils and communities to deliver better urban form;
  • Case studies of medium density and mid rise apartments.

Housing New Zealand is New Zealand’s biggest residential land-owner and is delivering a large programme of redevelopment within its Auckland portfolio.  Sue is an urban design professional with extensive experience in urban design management and design education.  She has a special interest in local and national government roles where large scale projects have to deliver social and economic benefits without compromising quality.  Sue is currently the Urban Design Manager for Housing New Zealand and holds a Master of Urban Design, Bachelor of Architecture and Bachelor of Science from the University of Auckland.  She leads urban design strategy and oversees design aspects of delivery for Housing New Zealand stock nationally, involving master-planning of suburban neighbourhoods, spatial feasibility and project design management.  In previous roles she managed the design process of numerous award winning large public buildings and public space projects in Auckland’s CBD and waterfront.  She has a passion for design, and a belief born from experience in the ability for clever design to deliver outstandingly better social and civic outcomes for the lives of New Zealanders.

For further information please contact NZIA on Ph. 09 623 6080 or by email