The South is doing well yes – but lots of things to do Last Friday the NZ Herald ran their 28 page Project Auckland insert that looked at Auckland and … Continue reading #ProjectAuckland: How Does South Auckland Score? Also Homage to The Southern Initiative!
Tenders set with completion and operation of Stage 1, 2021 Auckland Transport has released the Tenders for construction for Puhinui Interchange as part of Airport to Botany (A2B) Rapid Transit. … Continue reading Airport to Botany (A2B) Rapid Transit Update (Tenders Set and some drawings)
Feature out in two weeks Whether it be how Auckland might look and move in 2038 (see: I have been writing again: Thoughts on Auckland in 2038) or how Southern Auckland … Continue reading The Case for Free Fares or Lower Fares on Auckland’s Transit Network?
Stuff looks at how Auckland might look in 20 years time After Project Auckland last month and Simon Wilson’s six part series this month in the NZ Herald, Stuff wrote … Continue reading I have been writing again: Thoughts on Auckland in 2038
Where will IKEA go? Okay the worst secret in history is out: IKEA is coming to Auckland AND Christchurch (as well as other locations). However, we do not know the … Continue reading IKEA Coming to New Zealand Although Looking at Three Year Wait for Store (let alone actual location)
What does 2019 hold for Auckland? Whether you have gone back to work or on an extended break (like most of Auckland until Auckland Anniversary weekend at the end of … Continue reading #SummerSeries 18/19: New Year, New Beginnings – A Round up
Originally posted on Talking Southern Auckland:
Adopting public sector ideas to make next year a productive one It is coming to that time of year where New Years Resolutions like…
Adopting public sector ideas to make next year a productive one It is coming to that time of year where New Years Resolutions like going to the gym or eating … Continue reading #SummerSeries 18/19: New Resolutions or rather do an Annual Plan
Holiday Time! It is that time of year where I reflect back on the year it was (a very busy year with a late flurry of activity in the last … Continue reading #SummerSeries 18/19
Swedish Flatpacker confirms exploring New Zealand opportunities In 2016 I wrote this: IKEA Finally on the Way?. Two and a half years later it seems that question has been answered: IKEA … Continue reading IKEA: Finally, On Its Way
Trial benefits few, set up for failure I was umming and ooo-ing on whether to comment on the Hamilton to Papakura passenger rail service trial that was announced today. Given … Continue reading Hamilton to Papakura Passenger Rail an Example of Minister Twyford (and NZTA) Not Following His Own Advice: DO IT RIGHT FIRST TIME EVERY TIME