But the biggest "why" is this: We want people to come here so we can show them the fantastic, modern progressive Euro supercity
we've become in the last 20-odd years.
Ten years ago, UK-based architect Will Alsop published a book entitled Supercity
, where he envisaged a series of nearby cities eventually clumping together to form one huge conurbation.
The authorities hope that the merger of greater Wellington and Wairarapa regions will make a supercity
and create New Zealand's second largest metropolitan area in terms of population, reported (http://www.
My name for a new supercity
in the West Midlands, embracing Birmingham, Coventry, the Black Country and Solihull.
Davis's radical solution was to turn Leeds and Manchester into a giant supercity
centred around the Pennine town of Hebden Bridge, though from the air it would look more like a giant doughnut with Saddleworth Moor in the middle of it.
One could be forgiven for wondering whether Len Brown is fundamentally honest, or dishonest, and therefore whether he can be trusted at the helm of the supercity
and ratepayer funds.
2 billion plan to build a new "town" as part of the new supercity
vlaanderen, the proposed domain for Flanders, and demand was sluggish in the supposed digital supercity
of Tokyo (2,933).
This has important implications for the new Auckland Supercity
born from the merger of four cities and three districts to form the largest local government area in Australasia.
In 2010, on the eve of a new identity for Auckland local government with the combination of eight local councils to form Auckland Supercity
, another recolonising history is emerging: 'Ngati Whatua owned all of Auckland'.
Forty years ago Mr Medhurst envisaged a new regional Supercity
would have a strong voice and the ability to compete as an equal alongside dominant Tyneside.