Unitary Plan got one part right, Council needs to do its part in enforcing it Office parks are known to a symbol of everything wrong with modern planning. Single … Continue reading Auckland and NZ Planning System Not Nimble Enough. Return of the Office Park
Future Urban Land Supply Strategy adopted From Auckland Council: Committee agrees refreshed strategy for future urban areas Auckland Council’s Planning Committee today agreed the refreshed Future Urban Land Supply … Continue reading Planning Committee, July 2017 Decision Digests: FULSS Refreshed
Government over-riding due process From the Office of the Mayor Phil Goff and the Chair of Maungakiekie- Tāmaki Local Board Josephine Bartle: Aucklanders denied say on Point England’s future The Mayor … Continue reading Passing of Point England Bill Disappoints
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