How our cities can become smarter

How our cities can become smarter

I booked a flight to Wellington and a Masterton motel. Next minute my smart phone was wishing me a great visit to the Wairarapa … it’s a little unnerving, but companies are not the only ones making increasingly smart use of technology. Wellington City Council...
How to select the best plants for riparian margins

How to select the best plants for riparian margins

IntroductionIn this article Rob and Jan Fryer, of FuturEcology, provide practical advice on choosing the best plants for riparian margins and on establishing a weed control regime.  This is part two of a two part series of articles to be published on this...
Managing weeds in riparian margins

Managing weeds in riparian margins

IntroductionPoliticians are focusing on water quality issues ahead of this year’s election, recognising this is a major concern for New Zealanders. There has been a lot of talk about planting more riparian margins, but very little discussion about the time and cost...