BERL, WSP, and The Helen Clark Foundation held an online panel discussion with four specialists discussing how good public policy can overcome the heightened risks of loneliness following Covid-19 and create the conditions for social connection to thrive, focusing on income, digital inclusion, community-building, and the built environment.

The discussion was facilitated by Amanda Reid (Senior Researcher, BERL), with an introduction from Holly Walker, (Deputy Director and WSP Fellow, The Helen Clark Foundation). The panel featured Anna Pendergrast (Co-founder, Antistatic); Carinnya Feaunati (Architect, WSP); and Max Rashbrooke (J.D. Stout Fellow, Victoria University of Wellington).


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