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Green Auckland

Will Auckland ever be the world’s most liveable city?  Auckland Greens explore some of our options for a better city and a richer future through conversations with change-makers, innovators and activists. Listen for community and political issues from a green perspective.


  • Producer / Presenter: David Clendon

    With a BA in Education and an MSC in Resource Management, David has run and managed businesses, been an academic at A.U. and Unitec and led the Sustainable Business Network.  Of Ngapuhi/Te Roroa and Pakeha heritage, David grew up in Otara. He finds motorcycling and Kiwi music great ways to chill, but his commitment to green values led him to the hard work of an MP in 2009. 


  • Presenter: Julie-Anne Genter

    With a B.A. (Hons) U.C. Berkeley, a first-class Masters in Planning Practice and an International certificate in Political Theory and Economics, Paris, Julie-Anne is well equipped for her role as Greens spokesperson on transport and justice with policy interests in urban planning and development, resource management law and housing. She’s qualified to teach yoga, participates in many outdoor activities, paints, cooks and dances.

  • Presenter: Denise Roche

    Denise has had a colourful career as a union official, a community waste educator, clerical worker, even singer of telegrams. But now that the colour is Green, Denise (Ngati Raukawa, Ngati Huri) has her work cut out representing waste minimisation, local government, aged care and Maori issues, while also being mum to two teens.

Green Auckland

Wednesday, 15 July, 2015

Community Housing

As evidence mounts that housing in Auckland is unaffordable for many, David speaks with Alan Johnson, about how the community housing sector can contribute to long-term housing sustainability. Aired 16 April 2012.

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