Debunking Leafy Suburban Myths

This is a guest post by Francis McRae. It was originally published on his Substack. The recently announced bipartisan housing enabling bill will free up planning rules to allow three storey development across almost all of the existing residential areas of New Zealand’s five biggest cities. …
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Students Reinventing Northcote

This is a guest post by Sam Duncan, an Urban Development student at Queensland University of Technology. Sam grew up in Auckland. Recently, the results of the C40 Students Reinventing Cities competition were released. In the competition, student-led teams each selected one site out of a collection from 18 cities across the globe.…
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September-21 Board Meeting

Today the Auckland Transport board meet again and here are the highlights from their board reports. You can also watch the open session of the meeting live between 9am to 9:55am if you want via this Microsoft Teams link. Closed Agenda Below are the items from the closed agenda that caught my attention the most.…
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Puhinui Reopens

On Saturday the new $69 million Puhinui Station was opened by Transport Minister Michael Wood and Mayor Phil Goff. The official opening was followed by a public open day which saw a large number of people turning up to take a look at the station.…
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Weekly Roundup – 27-Nov-20

Here’s our weekly roundup Eastern Busway Bridge Seven Sharp ran a neat story on the new busway bridge that’s being built over the Tamaki River as part of the Eastern Busway. City Rail Link Updates With construction well underway the City Rail Link team continue to put out lots of updates and information.…
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