Should have stuck with heavy rail? The Airport Line has come back onto the debate table (so has Light Rail down Dominion Road) thanks to Campaign for Better Transport’s … Continue reading Airport Light Rail Case Study Contained Errors Prompting Review? Back to Heavy Rail?
Master Planned Community with 200 Affordable Homes On Friday I popped out to Drury to watch a sod turning ceremony. What was the ceremony marking? 1,350 new homes in … Continue reading Auranga Special Housing Area Gets Underway. 1,350 homes for the South
Another dream like the 1960’s telecommute Unfortunately our Government amongst others have been caught like possums in headlights over a technological ‘fad’ known as driver-less cars or more specifically … Continue reading Self Driving Cars the Silver Bullet? Nope
Council warns over scam From Auckland Council: Auckland Council warns of credit card scam Auckland Council is warning residents to be vigilant after a customer fell victim to a … Continue reading Caution Over Credit Card Scam
Have a look at the Interchange now under construction While I did post on the Manukau Bus Station just recently since then I asked Auckland Transport for some higher … Continue reading Manukau Bus Station High Resolution Renders
Star line up as well Great news for Southern Auckland and especially Papakura: Netball: Northern Stars join ANZ Premiership Wednesday, 26 October, 2016 – 13:50 A “new vitality” is … Continue reading New Elite ANZ Netball Franchise to be Based in Papakura
How to pass those inspections Some tips from Auckland Council on how to pass that building inspection: Top five secrets to passing building inspections If you are planning a … Continue reading Passing Building Inspections Right First Time
Code of Conduct in question Being an elected representative means you are held to the highest esteem of public office. That means an elected representative’s conduct needs to be … Continue reading Unbecoming Behaviour from Councillor-Elect Draws Fire
We proactive or reactive as a City? With Mayor-elect Phil Goff having picked his Deputy Mayor (Bill Cashmore) and having set up the Committee structure (similar to Len Brown) … Continue reading Community and Environment Committee Supersedes Planning Committee in Importance
Rail congestion Most days cities will spend time untangling their congested roading network. In the example it is the case of untangling the congested freight rail … Continue reading A Congestion Problem Worth Having?