Lessons in Sydney can teach Auckland Urban Geography Urban geography is a branch of human geography concerned with various aspects of cities. An urban geographer’s main role is to emphasise location … Continue reading Urban Geography: Western Sydney to Get New City. Will/Does Auckland get a New City too?
What would you include in the 30 minute city? It is not every day you get the opportunity (or rather challenge) to design a new city from scratch. While … Continue reading New West Sydney Aerotropolis Gives Rare Opportunity to Design New City
Help shape your community over the next decade This one is one to watch through to May as it seems to be a moving fest of informal and formal … Continue reading Have Your Say: Manurewa, Takanini and Papakura Area Plan
Housing NZ and Panuku missing from Taskforce Earlier today I had posted on the establishment of a housing task force by Mayor Phil Goff: Mayoral Taskforce to Look at Housing … Continue reading Mayoral Housing Taskforce Leaves Out Two Biggest Players
I would wait Mr Mayor From the Office of the Mayor Phil Goff Mayoral Housing Taskforce meets to tackle housing supply Mayor Phil Goff today convened the first meeting … Continue reading Mayoral Taskforce to Look at Housing Issue in Auckland
Building motorways never fix congestion Auckland is about to endure a very expensive lesson (in the sum of $2 billion) on why building motorways is never the answer to … Continue reading Waterview Tunnels Already Fail Before Opening
Business Case exists – in draft form Resident transport advocate (and researcher) Harriet Gale recently filed an Official Information Act (OIA) on where things were progressing with building the … Continue reading The Third (Rail) Main Inches Closer
High Courts strikes Defamation Case From Auckland Council: Defamation case struck out The High Court at Auckland has this afternoon entered summary judgment in favour of Auckland Council … Continue reading Penny Bright Loses Another Court Case. Still Hasn’t Paid Her Rates
Influences appeals to the Unitary Plan Just in: High Court determines approach to “scope” lawful The High Court has today released a decision ruling that the Auckland Unitary Plan … Continue reading High Court Rules #UnitaryPlan Hearings Panel Approach to Scope is LEGAL
Auckland Transport still refuse to improve frequencies At the beginning of the year I had blogged on how Auckland Transport Refuse in Improve Rail Frequencies. Today Transport Blog released a post … Continue reading Our Passenger Trains CAN Go Faster!