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Should the New Zealand dream be quarter-hour, not quarter-acre?
The Kiwi dream has always been a stand-alone, suburban dwelling.
But if we want to seriously address climate change, we must revisit how we live and redefine our dream.
Why? Because how we build homes, and how we live in them, makes a huge difference to our carbon emissions.
In his latest opinion piece, Sam Stubbs argues that our new goal should be environmentally friendly cities, with everything needed for daily life available within a 15-minute walk or cycle.
Our new dream should be quarter-hour, not quarter-acre.