Opportunity does await Last week Manurewa-Papakura Ward Councillor Daniel Newman and Manurewa Local Board Angela Dalton made an impassioned plea to the Finance Committee of Auckland Council to have … Continue reading Should Manurewa and Papakura Become Unlocks or Transforms (Urban Regeneration)?
Urban regeneration still a pickle, I say no to Manurewa Local Board From Auckland Council: Committee votes to progress urban development – Decision Digest – Finance and Performance committee Published: 20 … Continue reading UPDATE: Finance and Performance Committee March 18 Digests: Urban Regeneration and No to Manurewa Local Board
Manurewa-Papakura Area Plan endorsed The last Planning Committee of 2017 was held yesterday and I am pleased to report that it was all squared up by 12:30pm (in other … Continue reading Planning Committee Decision Digests – November 28, 2018: Auckland Plan Refresh a Go for Consultation
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
What lies ahead Auckland Anniversary Weekend has been and gone and proved to be a fine Summer scorcher no matter where you were or what you were doing across … Continue reading And We Are Back: 2017 to be a Busy Year for Auckland
Council have linked a copy for reading Earlier in the month I asked Auckland Council via a Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act request for the release of the … Continue reading Manukau City Centre Public Domain Manual
Need to know what we got before the Spatial Priorities via the Long Term Plan Kick In While I prepare the evidence chain for the Super Metropolitan Centre concept before … Continue reading Stock-take On Our Centres? I would say so before Unitary Plan Goes Live
As expected although one had to try (see: Council Fails South Auckland – Again) the Auckland Development Committee has adopted the Otara-Papatoetoe Area Plan into operation this afternoon.
While disappointing as the Area Plan is now nothing but platitudes backed up with very little funding for most of the projects listed in the ‘5-year’ project lists any how.
I will evaluate the situation in a podcast tomorrow as well as other happenings that came of the Committee today including this:
Ruled by a Technocracy we are….
One thing I will say though, if I do ever serve as an elected representative in the Auckland Council Governing Body technocracies is something I despise and that Area Plan would be fully reviewed and rebuilt – properly!….
Area Plan Watered Down to Platitudes in Regards to Manukau City Centre Today the Auckland Development Committee will be looking at the adoption of the final version of the … Continue reading Council Fails South Auckland – Again
A Walk Through on What Could Have Been In this podcast I give a walk through a Transit Orientated Development for Lot 59 Manukau. As I will cover tomorrow … Continue reading Walk Through: Manukau Interchange – An Alternative