Auckland Council

30th Jan 19, 3:47pm
by Guest
Infrastructure policy mistakes take decades to unwind and cost megabucks. Auckland Council economists say policy makers should 'think big' and make 'economically rigorous decisions'
Infrastructure policy mistakes take decades to unwind and cost megabucks. Auckland Council economists say policy makers should 'think big' and make 'economically rigorous decisions'
30th Jan 19, 3:47pm
30th Jan 19, 9:51am
No-one's taking responsibility for a $500 million dollar budget blow out in the Auckland Central Rail Link project
No-one's taking responsibility for a $500 million dollar budget blow out in the Auckland Central Rail Link project
30th Jan 19, 9:51am
25th Jan 19, 1:43pm
The NZ Super Fund remains committed to its proposal to build & operate Auckland’s light rail network with a Canadian partner, but the business case remains up in the air
The NZ Super Fund remains committed to its proposal to build & operate Auckland’s light rail network with a Canadian partner, but the business case remains up in the air
25th Jan 19, 1:43pm
25th Jan 19, 10:26am
Two Auckland Council Controlled Organisations (CCOs) are involved in talks over an award winning Wynyard Quarter property built on a contaminated site
Two Auckland Council Controlled Organisations (CCOs) are involved in talks over an award winning Wynyard Quarter property built on a contaminated site
25th Jan 19, 10:26am
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22nd Jan 19, 4:53pm
The local body election cycle has rolled around again with elections due later this year. So what's happening with the push to increase voter turnout by enabling online voting?
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The local body election cycle has rolled around again with elections due later this year. So what's happening with the push to increase voter turnout by enabling online voting?
22nd Jan 19, 4:53pm
21st Dec 18, 12:04pm
Auckland Council's chief economist David Norman argues Auckland's housing shortage will prevent Sydney and Melbourne style price falls
Auckland Council's chief economist David Norman argues Auckland's housing shortage will prevent Sydney and Melbourne style price falls
21st Dec 18, 12:04pm
2nd Dec 18, 12:42pm
Rodney Dickens finds the council-controlled subdivision process, the RMA and increasing infrastructure costs directly contribute to high section prices, and these processes give cover for gouging by developers
Rodney Dickens finds the council-controlled subdivision process, the RMA and increasing infrastructure costs directly contribute to high section prices, and these processes give cover for gouging by developers
2nd Dec 18, 12:42pm
27th Nov 18, 12:15pm
by Guest
Auckland is adding new jobs fast, and consenting much more housing. But housing isn't being built near where the jobs are. David Norman explores the reasons for the mismatch
Auckland is adding new jobs fast, and consenting much more housing. But housing isn't being built near where the jobs are. David Norman explores the reasons for the mismatch
27th Nov 18, 12:15pm
17th Nov 18, 2:43pm
Rodney Dickens says the real problem inhibiting affordable housing is the cost of sections, and that is the one key thing the Government can do to solve the affordability problem
Rodney Dickens says the real problem inhibiting affordable housing is the cost of sections, and that is the one key thing the Government can do to solve the affordability problem
17th Nov 18, 2:43pm
13th Nov 18, 10:32am
Special purpose vehicle will fund $91 mln of infrastructure to support building of 9,000 homes at Wainui, north of Auckland
Special purpose vehicle will fund $91 mln of infrastructure to support building of 9,000 homes at Wainui, north of Auckland
13th Nov 18, 10:32am
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24th Oct 18, 4:48pm
Ardern commits to restricting regional fuel taxes to Auckland while she's at the helm; Bridges happy, but dubs her decision a backdown made on the hoof
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Ardern commits to restricting regional fuel taxes to Auckland while she's at the helm; Bridges happy, but dubs her decision a backdown made on the hoof
24th Oct 18, 4:48pm
19th Oct 18, 5:00am
Consortium of Auckland businesses pushes for the opportunity to manage the development of a waterfront stadium & redevelopment of Eden Park
Consortium of Auckland businesses pushes for the opportunity to manage the development of a waterfront stadium & redevelopment of Eden Park
19th Oct 18, 5:00am
18th Oct 18, 3:24pm
by Guest
Auckland Council economists found that property up to 500m from a train station gets a value boost, making the 'value catchments' smaller than expected. And the value uplift isn't everywhere trains service
Auckland Council economists found that property up to 500m from a train station gets a value boost, making the 'value catchments' smaller than expected. And the value uplift isn't everywhere trains service
18th Oct 18, 3:24pm
18th Sep 18, 2:25pm
Independent report into Auckland Council's Building Consents Department finds major shortcomings resulting in poor customer service
Independent report into Auckland Council's Building Consents Department finds major shortcomings resulting in poor customer service
18th Sep 18, 2:25pm
12th Sep 18, 9:22am
by Guest
Auckland Council has rejected 2 high-density apartment developments on public transport routes near the CBD. Hayden Donnell asks whether council’s consents department really believes in the Unitary Plan
Auckland Council has rejected 2 high-density apartment developments on public transport routes near the CBD. Hayden Donnell asks whether council’s consents department really believes in the Unitary Plan
12th Sep 18, 9:22am
8th Sep 18, 10:31am
by Guest
Auckland Council is consenting many more dwellings, especially smaller dwelling units. And building these will require a different type of construction worker, one already in hot demand
Auckland Council is consenting many more dwellings, especially smaller dwelling units. And building these will require a different type of construction worker, one already in hot demand
8th Sep 18, 10:31am
28th Aug 18, 7:16am
Rodney Dickens criticises Auckland Council's economists, claiming their desire for higher density housing near rapid transport routes taints their analysis
Rodney Dickens criticises Auckland Council's economists, claiming their desire for higher density housing near rapid transport routes taints their analysis
28th Aug 18, 7:16am
23rd Aug 18, 9:53am
What if we magically increased the number of houses in Auckland by 20% and dropped population growth by 25%? We'd still have a housing shortage, concludes Auckland Council's chief economist 
What if we magically increased the number of houses in Auckland by 20% and dropped population growth by 25%? We'd still have a housing shortage, concludes Auckland Council's chief economist 
23rd Aug 18, 9:53am
18th Aug 18, 9:06am
Augustine Lau's ex-partner sentenced for ignoring enforcement orders issued over sewage and asbestos contamination at crowded rental properties 
Augustine Lau's ex-partner sentenced for ignoring enforcement orders issued over sewage and asbestos contamination at crowded rental properties 
18th Aug 18, 9:06am
8th Aug 18, 2:57pm
Auckland Council points to surging housing consent numbers particularly on 'brownfield sites' as evidence the Unitary Plan is working and 'helping deliver a more compact city'
Auckland Council points to surging housing consent numbers particularly on 'brownfield sites' as evidence the Unitary Plan is working and 'helping deliver a more compact city'
8th Aug 18, 2:57pm

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