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
Water, water everywhere and not a drop to swim in As Election 2017 rages on the national stage Auckland continues along with its massive City building program and all … Continue reading Water a Major Issue in Auckland
What are these contraptions In my Regional Rapid Rail, Inter-Regional Planning, and a Planning Ministry. Transforming and Unlocking Places post I talked about a Planning Ministry and a New Zealand Infrastructure Agency … Continue reading The Planning (Super) Ministry and the NZIA. What Are They?
Waiting on actual leadership with the Long Term Plan A Long Term Plan is a 10 year budget documents that indicate revenue and expenditure guides for Councils as required … Continue reading Goff Stating the Obvious with the Long Term Plan. Action Needed!
Confirmation of APEC means investment needed It was confirmed yesterday that Auckland will indeed host the 2021 APEC conference. From the Office of the Mayor Phil Goff: AUCKLAND TO … Continue reading APEC 2021 Confirmed to be in Auckland. Need Southern Airport Line NOW!
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!
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?
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