Weekly roundup 27-Aug-2021

Header image via twitter user @wildbaynz Ata mārie everyone. After a week and a half in lockdown you’re probably sick of the internet, but just in case you’re not, here’s our roundup of transport and urbanism reads for the week. City Rail Link August footage This drone footage of the Mt Eden station area was taken just before work ceased because of the level 4 lockdown.…
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Weekly Roundup 20-Aug-21

Kia ora koutou kātoa (that’s our best Ashley Bloomfield impression), we’re settling into Level 4 life once more, and hope you’re going OK. It’s been quite a week all around the motu, with good news and not-so-good news. It was encouraging to hear at the 1pm briefing yesterday that there is a likely link between the current community cases and a recent MIQ case.…
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Weekly Roundup 13-Aug-21

Header image: Discourses of Climate Delay, by Leonard Chemineau Welcome to the middle of Hereturikōkā (August), and here’s our weekly roundup. This week’s roundup has been written in the shadow of the IPCC report that came out on Monday night, and the ways in which we are and are not responding to its challenge.…
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Weekly Roundup 30-07-21

Kia ora, it’s the end of July and here’s our weekly roundup. Central Interceptor Progress Today, a ceremony will launch the new Tunnel Boring Machine for the Central Interceptor. Watercare’s website shows: On Friday 30 July, our 190-metre Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) Hiwa-i-te-Rangi will be launched at our Māngere site and head north digging a supersized wastewater tunnel that will help prevent wet weather overflows and clean up central Auckland beaches.…
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Weekly Roundup – 23-July-21

Kia ora, here’s our weekly roundup for the week ending 23rd of July. Puhinui Opening and bus changes Tomorrow the awesome new Puhinui station is being shown off to the public with an open day from 11am to 3pm. This part of the rail network is closed over the weekend however and so the first passenger services will start using the station from Monday 26 July.…
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Weekly Roundup – 16-July-21

Halfway through July already, and there’s lots to share in our weekly roundup, as usual. More free PT Auckland Transport has announced free public transport after 9pm, seven days a week, from Wednesday 14 July to Sunday 1 August. This is to coincide with the wintertime Elemental AKL fest, which has events all over the city.…
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