South and West Auckland have no identity to the Auckland City Centre. Does Not Mean the South is not Busy though… This weekend, they’re putting a temporary barrier at the … Continue reading Access 4 Everyone (A4E) Means Well, But City Centre-Centric Focus Risk Alienating Sub Regions?
Latest Milldale Residential Development Shows Large Urban Geography Shortfalls! There was fanfare earlier this week in northern Auckland as Minister Twyford and Mayor Goff each turned a sod to mark … Continue reading Southern Auckland has Manukau. So Where is North Auckland’s Albany?
Err who removed the Metropolitan Centre within a Node Category? the #AucklandPlan 2050 is now online! 🎉🎉 after consuming a large part of my past two years, it’s awesome … Continue reading #AucklandPlan2050 is Live Online! Also: Who Removed the Metropolitan Centre within a Node Category?
18 months of work, 18,000 submissions, 300 major changes and 100% success rate! 18 months of work, 18,000 submissions, 300 major changes and 100% success rate from my submission … Continue reading #AucklandPlan2050 Passes and Goes Live. Now to Node Frameworks, ‘Targets’ and Parks
Change reflects evolving Auckland Targets on their way Today I will be at the Auckland Council Planning Committee watching the Councillors and Independent Maori Statutory Board ratify the Auckland … Continue reading The #AucklandPlan2050 – Tracked Changes and a Plan Looking Very Good (Submissions DO Work)
Super Metros return formally into the Auckland Plan – well nearly With the Auckland Plan 2050 Development Strategy looking at Auckland becoming a multi-nodal city (see: #AucklandPlan2050: NODES! Or Rather … Continue reading #AucklandPlan2050 – The Return of the Super Metropolitan Centre with the Nodes
How Auckland will look dictates how we invest to make it all work? The Auckland Plan 2050 (the refresh) is currently open for consultation until March 28 long side … Continue reading #AucklandPlan2050: NODES! Or Rather Auckland Becoming a Multi-Nodal City
Employment Centre for the North proposed This came out today from Auckland Council: Silverdale/Dairy Flat hold promise of local jobs Up to 10,000 jobs could be created by 2041 … Continue reading Silverdale/Dairy Flat hold promise of local jobs. Large Greenfield Development in the North Proposed
Nodes and Metropolitan Centres. None are missing it out In my Auckland City Centre and Manukau City Centre. Major Centres and the Auckland Plan Refresh it was pointed out that the Auckland … Continue reading The Auckland Plan And THE NODES. Why Manukau, Albany and Westgate are Nodes and Takapuna is Not
Entrenchment cost the Council The vote last Wednesday with the Unitary Plan had exposed some fatal flaws in how the Council approached the rezoning of the residential areas. The … Continue reading #UnitaryPlan Vote Fallout: What Went Wrong. Also those Opportunities Presented