The Good Citizen
The Good Citizen is a complementary podcast to the live talk series of the same name that takes place monthly in the Britomart neighbourhood in downtown Auckland, New Zealand. It features host Jeremy Hansen interviewing a wide range of guests, with a common focus on how to create successful urban communities with good architecture, urban design and smart thinking.
17 November 2019
It glows on the edge of the Waitematā Harbour, an upturned golden bowl seemingly intent on levitation. It’s a stadium or, to be more exact, a dream of one created by architect Richard Goldie and his team at Auckland’s Peddle Thorp Architects.
14 August 2019
The Good Citizen – Anahera Rawiri
On the latest episode of The Good Citizen podcast, Anahera Rawiri talks to Jeremy Hansen about the unique Māori solutions Auckland’s housing crisis.
New Zealand’s housing crisis is a systemic failure on so many fronts: a rapidly growing population, i…
26 June 2019
The Good Citizen – Jacqueline Paul
On the latest episode of The Good Citizen podcast, Jacqueline Paul talks to Jeremy Hansen about the housing crisis, inequality and why racist stereotyping has got to stop.
Landscape architect, housing advocate and aspiring local body…
6 March 2019
The Good Citizen – Ben Van Bruggen
Urban designer Ben van Bruggen spoke to Jeremy Hansen about why we should stop listening to the vocal minority attempting to block change, and be inspired about Auckland’s development.
WH Auden once said “we would rather be ruined than c…
28 November 2018
The Good Citizen – Fonteyn Moses-te Kani
From a mostly-Māori rural community to the centre of one of the country’s biggest banks: in the latest episode of The Good Citizen, Fonteyn Moses-Te Kani tells Jeremy Hansen how we can do diversity better.
12 October 2018
The Good Citizen – Henry Crothers
“We need to stop chickening out.” Landscape Architect and Urban Designer Henry Crothers is playing a guiding role in the creation of many of the best bits of a whole lot of New Zealand towns and cities, but he thinks it’s time for more bravery when it …
17 September 2018
The Good Citizen – Jade Kake
In the first episode of The Good Citizen Jeremy Hansen talks to Jade Kake about how the work of the Māori design movement can make life in Aotearoa better for all its citizens.