Making Housing Affordable: a public discussion
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Making Housing Affordable: a public discussion was an event held at Thistle Hall in Wellington on 8 April 2013 to discuss housing affordability issues and possible solutions. It was organised by Otago PhD candidate Elinor Chisholm.
This video is of the two presentations of the night, by Charles Waldegrave (Family Centre http://www.familycentre.org.nz/) and Joel Pringle (Australians for Affordable Housing http://housingstressed.org.au/).
Australians for Affordable Housing is a national campaign for access to safe, secure and affordable housing. It is driven by coalition of more than 60 national housing, welfare and community sector organisations concerned with the challenges faced by renters and first-home buyers. Joel’s presentation suggests ways to build public support for affordable housing policies in New Zealand.
Charles looks at the effects of lack of housing affordability in New Zealand and assesses policy prescriptions to alleviate the issues.
The global burden of rheumatic fever and what to do about it
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The global burden of rheumatic fever and what to do about it.
Putting the Breaks on Mobile Phone Use While Driving in Wellington
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4th year medical students from the University of Otago, Wellington present the results of a public health research project called “Putting the Breaks on Mobile Phone Use While Driving in Wellington” supervised by Associate Professor Nick Wilson and Dr. George Thompson.
PHANZ Gateway, “Building Voices”, Mayoral Chamber, Wellington Town Hall
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Footage includes the Karanga by Billie tait-Jones and formal welcome by the Mayor of Wellington, Her Worship Ceila Wade-Brown of the Wellington City Council and the Pacific Advisory Group to the Hon. Minister of Health, Samoa the Hon. Tuitama Dr. Leao Talalelei Tuitama and the Ass. Prof. Cindy Blackstock from Canada. This is followed by the Hon. Tuitama’s public address and Prof. Philippa Howden-Chapman provides reflections.