It’s not what we are drinking, it’s how we are planning
The devastating earthquakes of September 2010 and February 2011 have without question upset the Christchurch City way of life for all. Families and businesses, as well as the natural and built environments have been directly affected, and our social landscapes have since evolved to accommodate the visible changes. Though not perhaps seen as a priority, the Christchurch nightlife has been profoundly altered by the quakes and the once popular CBD clubbing scene has ceased to exist. The concern highlighted in this article is the way in which this has put pressure on suburban bars and the the implications of this for local residents.... [Show full abstract]
KeywordsCanterbury earthquakes; nightlife; suburban bars; drinking culture; social spaces; planning; Lincoln Planning Review
Fields of Research120507 Urban Analysis and Development; 160810 Urban Sociology and Community Studies
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