Shift is there but lag still hindering Housing, the number one issue in Auckland if not New Zealand and the very issue the Government is extremely exposed on for … Continue reading Wrong Type of Houses Being Built in Auckland. But Unitary Plan is Causing a Shift
THAB Zone working as intended Yesterday the Herald ran a story of a medium-sized apartment complex hitting public notification before its resource consent is granted. The complex is in … Continue reading Takapuna Apartment Development Example of Unitary Plan Working
The affordable housing Holy Grail How does one obtain affordable housing when Government’s own reports state that housing is out of reach for most of its population? Do we … Continue reading The Laws of Affordable Housing!
A collection of Urban Geography stories on the growth and its pressures on Southern Auckland Introducing the second Omnibus collection of stories from Talking Southern Auckland: The Southern Auckland … Continue reading The Southern Auckland Development and Its Pressures Omnibus
Pressures in Southern Auckland require some more unique thinking [Republishing this after it gotten lost with Cyclone Cook] From 2013-2016 when the Unitary Plan was being created I floated … Continue reading Growth Pressures in Southern Auckland: Is/Should the Super Metropolitan Centre to Make a Comeback?
Development in Southern Auckland opens possibility Note: Since the Future Urban Land Supply Strategy is under consultation right now there is a few work streams underway with Southern Auckland … Continue reading Auckland to Receive its 11th Metropolitan Centre? Is the Super Metro Back?
High quality document sets out Manukau’s future On Friday Panuku Development Auckland released the Manukau Framework Plan that outlines Manukau’s potential for the next twenty-five years. You can read … Continue reading #ourmanukau Framework Plan: How Good Is It? Part 21 of the #TransformManukau Series
Good news for Auckland An email came through last night updating on the latest with appeals against the Unitary Plan. I keep tabs on these emails so I know … Continue reading Auckland 2040 Withdraw Unitary Plan Appeals
Build enabling infrastructure The Government announced a $1 billion loan i that Councils nationwide could tap into to help accelerate infrastructure developments along so as to speed Greenfield housing supply … Continue reading What To Do With That $1 Billion Infrastructure ‘Grant?’
Influences appeals to the Unitary Plan Just in: High Court determines approach to “scope” lawful The High Court has today released a decision ruling that the Auckland Unitary Plan … Continue reading High Court Rules #UnitaryPlan Hearings Panel Approach to Scope is LEGAL