We are pleased to announce Mr Martin Udale, Director of Tamaki Regeneration, Director of Panuku Development Auckland and Chair of Wairaka Land company, New Zealand as a Keynote Speaker at The 9th Making Cities Liveable Conference; Generating a mood for change to be held at the Pullman Melbourne on the Park from the 27-28 June 2016.
Mr Martin Udale, will be speaking on: ‘Generating a mood for change – Tamaki regeneration – putting people at the heart of what we do’.
The Tamaki Regeneration programme is New Zealand’s first urban regeneration project and will be delivered across Auckland’s eastern city suburbs – Glen Innes, Panmure and Point England, positioned on the Tamaki estuary and only 12 minutes from the city centre.
The Tamaki Regeneration Company (TRC) is working with partners and the community to deliver the programme and make Tamaki a great place to live, work and raise a family.
Over the next 10-15 years, the programme will provide 7500 new quality homes and unlock opportunity for social and economic growth. Revitalised town centres, new education and childcare facilities, new jobs and business, new innovative home ownership schemes, will create opportunities for the current and future residents of Tamaki.
On April 1, 2016, Housing New Zealand transferred 2800 of its social housing properties in Tamaki to TRC’s ownership, marking the first major transfer of social homes from Housing NZ to a community housing provider (CHP) under New Zealand’s Social Housing Reform Programme (SHRP). Tamaki Housing Association – established as a subsidiary of TRC – is now New
Zealand’s second largest social housing provider. Housing led regeneration has already begun to create opportunities for many in the community. But how has this significant programme of change been received by the Tamaki communities, residents and businesses?
What building blocks are in place? What are the lessons learned so far? How has TRC overcome the long running and complicated legacy issues in Tamaki?
Martin Udale will provide a retrospective view of TRC’s first three years in Tamaki leading up to this significant transaction to accelerate the programme. The Tamaki story will provide insights on working with community including its Neighbourhood Approach and how it has worked with a diverse community in generating a mood for change in Tamaki.
Martin brings to this discussion more than 30 years’ experience in commercial and residential property development and investment in Australia and New Zealand. Before moving to New Zealand in 2003, Martin spent more than 20 years working in the Australian property markets holding senior roles in a number of organisations.
From 2003 – 2009 Martin led McConnell Property Limited as CEO. In that period he established McConnell Property as a highly regarded business and market leader in New Zealand operating in both the commercial and residential development sectors.
Since stepping back from that role he has pursued his interests in the wider areas of urban strategy and city development; urban regeneration; partnership models for public and private sector participation; and, institutional transformation.
Martin has been an active participant in and contributor to the urban development and housing debates in New Zealand, in particular in Auckland, and an advisor to both central and local government around these issues.
The 9th Making Cities Liveable Conference; Generating a mood for change will be held at the Pullman Melbourne on the Park from the 27-28 June 2016.
The Making Cities Liveable Conference supports improving the quality of life in our capitals and major regional cities, focusing on healthy, sustainable, resilient and liveable cities and will provide a platform to discuss, collaborate and learn. To view the Conference Program CLICK HERE.
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