When is the sod turning for North West Light Rail? On Friday I had the privilege of joining Mayor Phil Goff, Transport, Housing and Urban Development Phil Twyford, and Waitakere … Continue reading Infrastructure Loan Enables Development in Auckland’s north-west
Super Metros return formally into the Auckland Plan – well nearly With the Auckland Plan 2050 Development Strategy looking at Auckland becoming a multi-nodal city (see: #AucklandPlan2050: NODES! Or Rather … Continue reading #AucklandPlan2050 – The Return of the Super Metropolitan Centre with the Nodes
How Auckland will look dictates how we invest to make it all work? The Auckland Plan 2050 (the refresh) is currently open for consultation until March 28 long side … Continue reading #AucklandPlan2050: NODES! Or Rather Auckland Becoming a Multi-Nodal City
Nodes and Metropolitan Centres. None are missing it out In my Auckland City Centre and Manukau City Centre. Major Centres and the Auckland Plan Refresh it was pointed out that the Auckland … Continue reading The Auckland Plan And THE NODES. Why Manukau, Albany and Westgate are Nodes and Takapuna is Not
Opening up the forgotten North West Lost in last week’s debate about light rail to the airport was another proposal: a Northwest Light Rail line. Harriet Gale from Greater … Continue reading Light rail won’t just run to the airport – it also unlocks (the Forgotten) West Auckland
Lessons from 2014 and 2015 still not being learnt Yes I penned together an opinion piece for the Auckland community papers (Western Leader, Manukau Courier etc) on why the … Continue reading Housing, Jobs, Special Housing Areas, Infrastructure and Dumb Planning. A Redux!
In which I gave some reckons into the long saga that is Westgate and how Council need to be upfront when other large scale urban regeneration projects continue. The report … Continue reading Council agrees to transparency over Westgate development
Confidential item released The Governing Body of Auckland Council have released the report (with redacts) into how the Westgate Metropolitan Centre complex was set out in the Waitakere City … Continue reading Council Releases Report into the Westgate Metropolitan Centre Saga
Negative reviews continue When your Twitter timeline lights up over an issue quickly it usually means something large is up. And sure it was with an old subject back … Continue reading North-West Mall (Westgate) Running into Issues?
Well nothing actually – so it seems The earlier DEBATE POINT: Wesgate-North West Mall and Any Implications to Wider Auckland Planning #AKLPols post this morning certainly has stirred comment and debate which … Continue reading Comment: What Did West Auckland Actually Get For Westgate-North West Mall?