Connectivity rather than encouraging urban regeneration is the name of the game Part of this article was a presentation was recently given to MCBC Toastmasters as part of the Innovative … Continue reading Human Connectivity – Which Way Is Best? Why Should (A2B) Light Rail Go Down Manukau Station Road and not Ronwood Avenue.
Making use of underutilised land to deliver affordable housing and lively Centres This story originally on LinkedIn The story should have been honestly been on page one of the media … Continue reading #OurManukau Set for Major Development: Some Urban Geography Thoughts on my Home undergoing transformation change
Panuku and Auckland Transport (finally) start seeing the merits of Transit Orientated Developments This one is a bit of a mixed bag: that is Auckland Transport finally realises that rail … Continue reading Apartments Over Papakura Station? Panuku thinks so!
No Google Maps is not the answer!!! Wayfinding (that is public information being readily available to help you find your way) and public loos – something Auckland really lacks … Continue reading Wayfinding (and Public Loos and Showers) – Something Auckland Needs to “Mature” In
Making best use of all worlds While attention is focused on City Centre to Mangere Light Rail and the potential to uplift the City Centre (especially in terms of … Continue reading A Transit Line, A Transit Orientated Development, And Affordable Housing? 100,000 Residents in Manukau? No Sweat! #TransformManukau Part 30
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
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
New affordable homes right in South Auckland’s Core Today I was privileged to see the marking of a new affordable housing build right in the core of Southern Auckland … Continue reading #OurManukau Barrowcliffe Development (Kōtuitui Place) Sees 300 New Homes. Part 28 of #TransformManukau
Utrecht embarks on regeneration like Transform Manukau. Could the Dutch have Ideas for Us? As Transform Manukau continues along (although with some poor initial outcomes – Manukau Bus Station … Continue reading #ourmanukau – Dutch Ideas (Utrecht Overvecht) Could Help Transform Manukau #TransformManukau Part 27
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)?