UPDATE on property valuations Earlier this morning in my Property Value Jumps of 50%+ Is Not All Good News For Southern Auckland post I had commented how property valuation jumps of over … Continue reading Papakura Property Values Jumps 65%. I Think We Having a Housing Crisis
Large value jumps reflect broken property market Property revaluations are out next week as they are every three years. The revaluations help Council determine how Rates are struck for … Continue reading Property Value Jumps of 50%+ Is Not All Good News For Southern Auckland
The answer is yes – providing the Auckland Plan has a key metric attached Saeid Adli from MRCagney wrote a thought-provoking piece about Justice missing from Labour’s Transport Plan … Continue reading Equity in Labour’s Transport Plan. Is it Present?
Yes Yesterday Greater Auckland in their A new Auckland Plan is progressing – but it’s a bit bland outlined the following: The original plan was generally pretty good – bold and … Continue reading Is the Auckland Plan Refresh Bland?
Depends on the Airport terminus As mentioned in Auckland Transit Gathers Pace Auckland Transport has released tender documents for the Botany to Airport Mass Transit Line (known as the Southern Airport Line) … Continue reading Should the Southern Airport Line be Light Rail or a Busway?
Southern Airport Line on the cusp John Key: We are on the cusp….. Indeed New Zealand was on the cusp – of going nowhere fast. Enter the new Government … Continue reading Auckland Transit Gathers Pace
Some quick transit wins in 100 days With Prime Minister-elect Jacinda Ardern due to announce her Cabinet today and to go to the Governor General on Thursday it is … Continue reading Election 2017 Over. Now For Some Runs on the Board with Quick Transit Wins
Squabbles set back bus lanes but they are coming Last month I had filed a Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act request into the update on the construction … Continue reading Great South Road Bus Lanes Set for Late 2018 after Internal Squabbles in Auckland Transport
Making areas more people friendly In light of Auckland Transport being given a few decent serves over their “priorities” around transportation the transport body is finally getting around to … Continue reading Auckland Transport to Launch Safer Community Program in Papakura and Mangere Bridge
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!