What can the USA teach us about Family friendly urban environments Millennials unlike their Boomer parents tend to seek out more urban than suburban environments to raise their new … Continue reading TAKE HEED AUCKLAND: URBAN LIFESTYLES FOR MILLENNIALS WITH CHILDREN!
Have your say on the future of Southern Auckland It has finally started after the Unitary Plan went live in November 2016. The attempt to plan and map out … Continue reading HAVE YOUR SAY: Southern Auckland’s Future! Drury-Pukekohe Structure Planning Underway
Have your say in some structure planning From Auckland Council: Have your say on homes and jobs for Drury and Pukekohe Land around Drury and Pukekohe-Paerata has been identified … Continue reading Have Your Say on the Future of Drury and Pukekohe From Monday
Paerata Development Takes Shape I remember being briefed about the Paerata Special Housing Area by then Deputy Mayor (now Councillor) Penny Hulse when the Councillors were in the old … Continue reading UPDATED: Say Hello to Paerata Rise: Southern Auckland’s Newest Village
Structure Plans for Southern Auckland inbound On the back of recent announcements concerning housing, infrastructure and trains for Southern Auckland the Planning Committee of Auckland Council confirmed an accelerated … Continue reading Advanced Planning for Southern Auckland Gathers Steam! Prepare for Consultation!
What do residents have preferences for Yesterday in Amenities and Residential Development. What Goes Missing When Planning? I wrote: A question often asked in the real world as well as Cities Skylines: How … Continue reading Amenities and Residential Development. What Goes Missing When Planning? Part Two
Lessons from 2014 and 2015 still not being learnt Yes I penned together an opinion piece for the Auckland community papers (Western Leader, Manukau Courier etc) on why the … Continue reading Housing, Jobs, Special Housing Areas, Infrastructure and Dumb Planning. A Redux!
Should have gone South not North-West I wrote a piece for Stuff.co.nz on why I thought the recent $300m loan to enable 10,500 new homes in north-west Auckland was … Continue reading Housing Infrastructure Loan: Not Exactly Helping Auckland
Underwhelming From the Office of the Mayor Phil Goff MAYOR PHIL GOFF AND GOVERNMENT HELP CREATE 10,500 NEW HOMES WITH $300 MILLION INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENT Auckland Mayor Phil Goff and … Continue reading Housing Infrastructure Fund Helps 10,000 More Homes in Auckland. Or Does It?
Auckland Council rolling out online consents From Our Auckland via Auckland Council: You can now apply for consents online Published: 10 July 2017 You can now complete every step of … Continue reading Consents Being Done Online Rolling Out!