Large value jumps reflect broken property market Property revaluations are out next week as they are every three years. The revaluations help Council determine how Rates are struck for … Continue reading Property Value Jumps of 50%+ Is Not All Good News For Southern Auckland
Lessons for Auckland? Auckland has plenty of excessively wide roads that can be humanised and two motorways that can be “buried” by placing parks above them. Grafton Gully is one … Continue reading #CitiesSkylines Urban Regeneration Project Offers Lessons for Auckland
I like option one The five options for where the America’s Cup bases should be held. Cue political infighting for the next wee while but in the meantime let’s … Continue reading Auckland America Cup Base Options – Which Ones Should Councillors Go With (And Cue Infighting)
Auckland Council teach something to Wellington Two requirements Auckland Council needs to do is to produce a Long Term Plan, and an Auckland Plan both which are reviewed and … Continue reading Should Central Government Adopt Long Term Plans and Auckland Plans
Depends on the Airport terminus As mentioned in Auckland Transit Gathers Pace Auckland Transport has released tender documents for the Botany to Airport Mass Transit Line (known as the Southern Airport Line) … Continue reading Should the Southern Airport Line be Light Rail or a Busway?
Southern Airport Line on the cusp John Key: We are on the cusp….. Indeed New Zealand was on the cusp – of going nowhere fast. Enter the new Government … Continue reading Auckland Transit Gathers Pace
Planning crucial for these high growth areas Yesterday Statistics New Zealand released population growth for the full year ending June 30, 2017 for both the nation and the 21 … Continue reading Upper North Island Continues Population Surge
Some quick transit wins in 100 days With Prime Minister-elect Jacinda Ardern due to announce her Cabinet today and to go to the Governor General on Thursday it is … Continue reading Election 2017 Over. Now For Some Runs on the Board with Quick Transit Wins
Auckland, Hamilton, Christchurch and Dunedin big winners Winston Peter’s fiery speech last night on wanting a change of direction would be what sealed it for a new regime – … Continue reading New Regime = New Hope for our Major Urban Centres!
All about the budget As Winston Peters announces which way he will well swing today (Labour or National) I have a short but sharp message when it comes … Continue reading Talk is Cheap. Transport Authorities Need to Put Money Where Their Mouth Is With Transport