Divide up into smaller pieces By now you would have seen the doom and gloom Herald articles about the Isthmus’s sewer network spilling sewerage into the harbours on a … Continue reading How to Handle Auckland’s Growth: Do We Divide Up or Go All In?
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Need a second international City Statistics New Zealand are reporting that due to continued high immigration and high birth rates (looks like we are above the population replacement rate … Continue reading New Zealand to Hit 5 Million by 2020
Deja vu moment as Elected Representatives realise human element missing from planning Reading the following statement from Auckland Council below it seems our Councillors and for that matter our … Continue reading Councillors Realise Social Response needed for Auckland’s Growth 5 Years Late #AKLPols
Want Goods moved efficiently? Try rail and boat From Transport Spokesperson for the Greens Party – Julie Ann Genter: Greens launch Safer, Cleaner Freight policy to get trucks off … Continue reading Greens Commit to Rail and Shipping with Freight
The way-less travelled A couple of pieces today on Auckland and Tauranga. Both beautiful places both places I enjoy greatly and have done so since childhood. The problem? Getting … Continue reading Tauranga is Indeed Beautiful. If Only Getting There Wasn’t a Problem
City also now accounts for 36.6% of national GDP Latest figures out from Statistics New Zealand paint a very imbalanced picture in terms of growth. From Statistic New Zealand: … Continue reading Auckland Makes up 65% of GDP Growth, Regions Lag
Hmmm No It was asked over on Transport Blog whether ““Is the Auckland super city out of control?” Computer says “no”.” after it was raised on the Paul Henry … Continue reading Question: What To Think of Auckland? #AKLPols
You have to wonder some days
There is a real sense of irony between this snippet of South Park and how policy is created at Council or Central Government Level.
Spot the errors From Tourism NZ http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11523726 From Auckland Transport: I’ll leave you with that.