Does our Urban Development Minister understand the concepts of the Unitary Plan With the amount of hysterics over Capital Gains Tax happening at the moment a more critical announcement concerning … Continue reading Bye Bye Rural Urban Boundary and Hello Infrastructure Commission?
Housing Minister misses obvious solution I have a dream; of opening a wine and cheese room where you can relax contemplating the breeze or discussing matters of State in peace … Continue reading I Have A Dream; Where a KiwiBuild House is Built Ready to Go in Three Days
Minister extremely slow removing main road block to good transit services Just as Auckland comes back to full power as work, universities and schools all crank up we get the … Continue reading Auckland Transit Fare Rises Shows Broken Transport Funding System in New Zealand
Trial benefits few, set up for failure I was umming and ooo-ing on whether to comment on the Hamilton to Papakura passenger rail service trial that was announced today. Given … Continue reading Hamilton to Papakura Passenger Rail an Example of Minister Twyford (and NZTA) Not Following His Own Advice: DO IT RIGHT FIRST TIME EVERY TIME
Latest Milldale Residential Development Shows Large Urban Geography Shortfalls! There was fanfare earlier this week in northern Auckland as Minister Twyford and Mayor Goff each turned a sod to mark … Continue reading Southern Auckland has Manukau. So Where is North Auckland’s Albany?
Did Anyone include when Light Rail Runs Through a Metropolitan Centre? The answer to that question and on Mixed Use zoning/housing was no. The result? We get a two dimensional … Continue reading Light Rail and Urban Transformation – A Video from the Building Nations 2018 Symposium. I Have Questions.
But as said, Punters Hungry for Action! The launch of the Minister of Transport, Housing and Urban Development THUD) (Phil Twyford) Housing and Urban Development Ministry (HUD) earlier this week … Continue reading Housing and Urban Development Department Launches
Safety First From the Office of the Mayor Phil Goff: Auckland Transport investing millions into rail safety Nearly $8 million is being invested by Auckland Transport and the New Zealand … Continue reading Rail Safety in Auckland to be Continued to be Invested In
When is the sod turning for North West Light Rail? On Friday I had the privilege of joining Mayor Phil Goff, Transport, Housing and Urban Development Phil Twyford, and Waitakere … Continue reading Infrastructure Loan Enables Development in Auckland’s north-west
The timing reshuffle worked out fine – live stream wise The Planning Committee went a bit side ways with the Public Input session taking over 90 minutes today … Continue reading Presentation to Planning Committee on Auckland to Hamilton Integrated Spatial Planning – Lots of Cogs Moving