I’ll start one Last Thursday finally put to bed what had become a very myopic debate on relocating Port of Auckland to Northport in Whangarei some 170km to the north. … Continue reading The Port Relocation Saga – Where are the Spatial Plans?
Could our Ugly Duckling that is Mt Smart offer the Ultimate Solution? In all the flap that is the Waterfront Stadium folly, Mark Thomas takes a look at a more … Continue reading Forget the waterfront stadium – Auckland has a solution right under its nose
Consortium has not done their homework The Waterfront Stadium Consortium today presented to the Auckland Council Planning Committee on their proposal. They even brought in a three dimensional mock up … Continue reading Auckland Councillor Newman and Other Councillors Put Heat on Waterfront Stadium Proposal
Dogs on trains? The latest Planning Committee Digests from Auckland Council: Committee supports Port Master Plan Published: 1 May 2018 Auckland Council’s Planning Committee today considered a technical review of … Continue reading Planning Committee Digests – May 2018: Port 30-Year Plan Supported and Pets Allowed Soon on Public Transport
Confidential Report highlights costs outweigh benefits Radio New Zealand reported today (that a recently confidential report Mayor Phil Goff tried to have blocked from being released (the Ombudsman ordered … Continue reading Cost of Moving The Port (Cars) Outweighs Benefits – by $1 Billion and 10,000 Jobs
Auckland, Hamilton, Christchurch and Dunedin big winners Winston Peter’s fiery speech last night on wanting a change of direction would be what sealed it for a new regime – … Continue reading New Regime = New Hope for our Major Urban Centres!
Debate lopsided The debate around the Port of Auckland was certainly lopsided. For the record I agree with Councillors Christine Fletcher and Efeso Collins in delaying ANY talk about … Continue reading MEGA READ: Can’t Talk About Port of Auckland Without Talking About South Auckland. IT’S CALLED INDUSTRY STUPID!
Committee resolves next step in moving the port From Auckland Council: Decision digest | Planning Committee – 10 October 2017 Council considers Port Future Study recommendations The recommendations of the Port Future … Continue reading Planning Committee Digests October 17: Port On the Move – Eventually
The port will move just not as someone wants New Zealand First’s port move just makes no sense what so ever. Why move the primary import port to … Continue reading New Zealand First’s Auckland Port Move Makes No Sense What So Ever
Does it make sense It seems Winston Peters of NZ First has created quite the flap about wanting to force Auckland’s port to move to Whangarei despite the economic … Continue reading The Carbon Cost of Importing Vehicles Through Alternative Ports. A Report to Port of Auckland