Need your help! My task being to tell the Southern Auckland Urban Geography, Urbanscape and its People’s Story as research work for the Auckland Design Office. But I need your … Continue reading Telling the Southern Auckland Urban Geography, Urbanscape and its People’s Story; Calling Southern Auckland Allies!
Some changes On May the 6th I will be starting my contract to the Auckland Design Office of Auckland Council as an Urban Geographer. My current contract is telling the … Continue reading PSA: Contracted as an Urban Geographer. Blog Future As A Result
How small projects deliver huge wins connecting communities Guest Post by David Hopkins Wouldn’t it be neat to be able to walk to shops, a cafe, train station or main … Continue reading Guest Post: Connecting Communities
More cranes for Manukau Exciting times for Manukau as more cranes are due to go up as even more projects get under way. Also an update on Airport to Botany … Continue reading #OurManukau Update: Feedback Due Again for A2B, Manukau Mall Expansion, and new Hotel notifed!
Getting there but… It is that time again where we read maps that struggle to illustrate the full story while wondering if Auckland Council reads their own spatial planning documents. … Continue reading Have Your Say on how Drury-Pukekohe will develop, Round 3 (I think). Also Plan Still Has Shortfalls
One mistake = OH CRAP! Late last month a Twitter conversation got going about how Urban Development is often held up by nit picking. Whether it be the example below … Continue reading I Am A Geographer, Planner, Designer and Citizen. The Rise of the Urban Simulator and All-Rounder
Residential Boom continues From the Office of the Mayor Phil Goff: Consents hit record high in Auckland Auckland Mayor Phil Goff says Auckland Council is on a recruiting drive for … Continue reading Record Consenting Levels In Housing Continue, More Staff Being brought in
Next round in spatial planning Round three of Structure Planning in the South will get underway this Friday. From Auckland Council: Drury and Pukekohe destined for major urban transformation Your … Continue reading Southern Auckland (Drury to Pukekohe) Structural Planning Due for More Public Feedback
Blog post wound back while I recover
Due to a shoulder injury blog posts will be scaled back this week as I rehab my right shoulder after I had rolled and broke it last week.
Talking Southern Auckland
Too little being built near Rapid Transit Lines This came in last night from Auckland Council on how well (or not) our residential builds are doing: Auckland Monthly Housing Update … Continue reading March 2019 Housing Update. 28% of New Builds Near a Transit Line