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?
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
Efficiency of services There seems to be an issue with stage one of Regional Rapid Rail between Auckland, Hamilton and Tauranga and what its purpose is. When Greater Auckland … Continue reading Why Regional Rapid Rail Should NOT Terminate at Papakura
Relief value for Auckland Yesterday I gave a guest lecture to Environmental Planning at the University of Waikato on inter-regional planning and sustainability. My thanks to Professor Iain White … Continue reading Guest Lecture: Inter-Regional Planning and Sustainability
What are these contraptions In my Regional Rapid Rail, Inter-Regional Planning, and a Planning Ministry. Transforming and Unlocking Places post I talked about a Planning Ministry and a New Zealand Infrastructure Agency … Continue reading The Planning (Super) Ministry and the NZIA. What Are They?
Regional Rapid Rail opens up opportunities Greater Auckland’s Regional Rapid Rail has certainly opened the discussion on rebuilding the regional rail network across the upper North Island. From Greater … Continue reading Regional Rapid Rail, Inter-Regional Planning, and a Planning Ministry. Transforming and Unlocking Places
What was a planning issue became a Finance Committee issue Yesterday the Planning Committee was in session with the tops of Panuku, and inter-city rail the two big draw … Continue reading Planning Committee Digests – June 17. Council Drops Ball on Inter-City Rail
Duncan Garner raises a valid point Probably owing to Radio Live’s Duncan Garner getting stuck in traffic on the Southern Motorway yesterday (100 minutes from Pukekohe to City Centre) … Continue reading Inter City Rail – Needed
Thus we need to invest in infrastructure I have known for a while that the commute between Hamilton and Auckland (or any where between) will soon become a normal … Continue reading Hamilton to Auckland Commute WILL BECOME NORMAL