29 Jan 19, 10:59am
Treasury report shows tensions with the Minister of Transport Phil Twyford over 'extremely complex' Auckland light rail project
21 Oct 18, 6:02am
With the concept of an Auckland waterfront stadium back in the news, Gareth Vaughan argues the debate should be broadened out to include building a university
17 Oct 18, 7:40am
An anti-corruption student media start-up says there’s an ugly underbelly to building a new life in Aotearoa, The Spinoff's Maria Slade reports
14 Oct 18, 9:16am
The NZ Super Fund, eyeing Auckland's proposed light rail network, wants a nationally significant infrastructure regime to 'level the playing field' for mobile international capital
21 Mar 18, 1:22pm
Auckland region's annual GDP bigger than Wellington, Canterbury and Waikato's combined, Statistics NZ figures show
11 Dec 17, 8:15am
Finance Minister details 'five point plan' for urban growth; will look at alternatives for Auckland's East-West link, but not interested in building 'the most expensive road in the world'
7 Nov 17, 4:49pm
John Bolton argues Auckland’s housing challenges are over simplified and a bigger issue is how to cope with asymmetric growth in an increasingly global economy
21 Aug 17, 11:42am
Labour pledges to connect Auckland, Hamilton and Tauranga through a rapid rail network, as well as double funding for regional road projects; Green Party commits to providing young people with free public transport
9 Dec 16, 10:02am
Benje Patterson gets up close and personal with the regional population diaspora
7 Nov 16, 9:55am
If politicians in Auckland and Wellington are so confident about light rail, they should put their own money where their mouths are, argues NZ Initiative’s Jason Krupp
23 Oct 16, 5:02am
Bernard Hickey calls on Auckland to adopt targeted rates and look at selling its Port operating company, while Wellington should allow congestion charging and multiply its infrastructure fund for a huge and needed road, pipe and house building programme
11 Oct 16, 12:24pm
Key says would still recommend first home buyers go for apartments despite 35 projects failing to get off ground due to funding, cost issues; says consenting still strong; English points to ramping up of Govt building plans
25 Sep 16, 10:26pm
Country's biggest house builder says Auckland housing crisis requires major Government investment to fund housing, infrastructure; also calls for Council action and for MUDs to be considered; Housing NZ sees scope for 30,000 new Auckland homes
9 Sep 16, 3:09pm
Paul Spoonley calls for the Govt to reduce migration 'a bit' to strike a better balance between incentivising migrants & unemployed locals to help grow regional NZ
8 Aug 16, 5:34pm
Auckland Council staff suggest Councillors reject 14 recommendations made by the expert hearings panel on the Unitary Plan
23 Jun 16, 11:07am
Hefty rent hikes in Auckland, BoP, Waikato and Otago push the country's median weekly rent up 5% from a year ago
8 Jun 16, 9:33am
Siah Hwee Ang says many countries still are not ready for globalisation
29 May 16, 5:00am
The Budget showed the Government was still jumping at debt shadows when it needed to be breaking Auckland's housing infrastructure log-jam by borrowing at record-low interest rates
26 May 16, 11:04am
Siah Hwee Ang says it’s time for a more targeted approach to international partnerships
23 May 16, 4:03pm
Nick Smith announces deals done for developments on three Government-owned land sites in Auckland to build 740 homes; sites in Manukau, Mt Albert and Waterview; homes to be built within 18 mths


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