Sustainability – what does it really mean for my town?

8 07 2012

I may be wrong but . . . .

To my few regular readers, sorry I’ve not been posting my thoughts much of late. I’ve been rather heavily pre-occupied with an exciting but rather scary initiative here in Motueka called Vision Motueka, in which a group of us are involved in some long-term visioning and strategic planning for our rather stagnant town.

On most of the core issues and goals we are pretty much unified, but one facet of our mission statement (which of course also underlies many of our objectives) is the use of the word “sustainability” (and its adjectival form “sustainable”).

I’m kinda hoping that some readers may wish to comment and tell me what they understand the word to mean, particularly in the many contexts so often used these days.

As something of a pedant, I get annoyed by the use of words that have unclear or inaccurate meaning. One I crusaded on briefly last…

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