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!
FULSS agreed on From Auckland Council: Timings agreed for urbanising greenfield areas The order in which 137,000 future homes can be developed in largely greenfield areas of the north, … Continue reading Future Urban Land Supply Strategy Refresh Agreed. I Disagreed
Government over-riding due process From the Office of the Mayor Phil Goff and the Chair of Maungakiekie- Tāmaki Local Board Josephine Bartle: Aucklanders denied say on Point England’s future The Mayor … Continue reading Passing of Point England Bill Disappoints
Local Board Chair not amused From Josephine Bartley, Chair Maungakiekie-Tāmaki Local Board. With the change in Local Government in Auckland in 2010 the Maungakiekie-Tāmaki Local Board is responsible for local … Continue reading Point England Reserve Bill Further Frays Nerves as Minister Dictates on Local Matters
On assignment – blogging slow down I have embarked on a research assignment for the University of Waikato looking in the critiques of the Planning system and its effects … Continue reading On Assignment – Researching NZ Housing and Critiques to our Planning System