Age of City Building well under way When the Unitary Plan went live in November 2016 I commented that 2017 onward’s would become The Age of the City. Looking … Continue reading Unitary Plan is Working. Also (As a Pleasant Surprise) Urban Development Occurring Around Rapid Transit Network – BUT I HAVE QUESTIONS!
Twyford knuckles down on the Urban Growth Agenda Last week the Minister of Transport, Housing and Urban Development (THUD) Phil Tywford held a large get together to launch the … Continue reading Here Comes the Planning Ministry: Twyford to Introduce Sweeping Changes to Planning and City Building
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?
CRL Comes Full Circle I’ll start with the announcement from Transport Minister Phil Twyford and Mayor Phil Goff on the City Rail Link: Full steam ahead on CRL expansion … Continue reading City Rail Link to be Built Properly and Future Proofed – a First for Auckland!
Changes suggested – Do not like them at all Tomorrow the Governing Body of Auckland Council will debate whether the Wards that make up the Governing Body (the main … Continue reading Governance Framework Suggests Splitting Manukau Into Two, No Changes to Manurewa-Papakura Ward
Bus lanes and park and ride on the way The Papakura Local Board meets for its monthly meeting tomorrow and here is the latest on transport in the area: … Continue reading Papakura Local Board – Transport Update – July 2018: Bus Lanes, Park and Ride and Mini Bus Interchange On Its Way
Update on housing This came in from the Chief Economist of Auckland Council: Auckland Monthly Housing Update for July Auckland Council’s Research and Evaluation Unit (RIMU) has released its … Continue reading Housing in Auckland Update – July 2018: Housing Activity Accelerates – in favour of Brownfields
First major step under way to revitalise Onehunga It has been a suspenseful few weeks waiting for the grand announcement about Transform Onehunga and it finally arrived yesterday with … Continue reading Council Aquires Onehunga Wharf: #TransformOnehunga Formally Begins with Panuku Putting it Back on Track
Illegal dumpers in the spotlight From the Office of the Mayor Phil Goff: Council takes illegal dumpers to court Three illegal dumpers will appear in court this Thursday as … Continue reading Auckland Council Takes Illegal Rubbish Dumpers to Court
ATEED Revives Te Papa North After excitement in 2013 that Manukau would get a satellite campus from Te Papa – the national museum in Wellington it was a bit … Continue reading Te Papa North Comes Back Onto the Cards after Three Years Being Put Off. Will Manukau Get its Creative Hub? #TransformManukau Part 29