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Aotearoa's inaugural Nature & Wellbeing Symposium


In June of this year, with the generous support of the the Ministry for the Environment, KHM Consulting's Dr Catherine Knight was proud to convene and host Aotearoa New Zealand's first ever symposium exploring the interdisciplinary topic of nature and wellbeing. More than a dozen experts from both Aotearoa and beyond spoke at the symposium from topics ranging from regenerative architecture, biophilic cities, 20-minute cities and water-sensitive urban design.


Now, we are pleased to announce that the summary of symposium proceedings is available and can be downloaded below.

Nature & Wellbeing Sympo Summary
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The video recording of the symposium can also be viewed at the following links:

Welcome and Panel 1

Panels 2, 3 and Final discussion


In further news, building on the momentum created by the Nature & Wellbeing Symposium, we are establishing a network for researchers, practitioners, and policy makers with an academic or professional interest in how nature affects human wellbeing, and how we can harness this understanding in the design and creation of our built environments, health care, and education systems.

If you would like to find out more, or join the network, contact Catherine via the Contact page.


See the Totara Press page, if you are interested in learning more about Cath

erine's book Nature and Wellbeing in Aotearoa New Zealand, or finding out how to order,

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