Days to the General Election: 24
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urban development

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29th Jul 20, 10:02am
Panel suggests RMA be scrapped and replaced by two new pieces of legislation, which both address planning and environmental issues
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Panel suggests RMA be scrapped and replaced by two new pieces of legislation, which both address planning and environmental issues
29th Jul 20, 10:02am
24th Jul 20, 11:36am
Government's new urban development policy could lead to greater parking congestion in both residential and commercial areas
Government's new urban development policy could lead to greater parking congestion in both residential and commercial areas
24th Jul 20, 11:36am
21st Jul 20, 9:39am
Gareth Vaughan on US anti-mask madness, a government job guarantee, the leveraging of American corporates, why COVID-19 might not change our cities as much as we expect & COVID-19 trumps Olympics in Japan
Gareth Vaughan on US anti-mask madness, a government job guarantee, the leveraging of American corporates, why COVID-19 might not change our cities as much as we expect & COVID-19 trumps Olympics in Japan
21st Jul 20, 9:39am
26th Feb 20, 12:32pm
'Less certain and more expensive' - Treasury's take on a complex model to levy landowners to pay for infrastructure 
'Less certain and more expensive' - Treasury's take on a complex model to levy landowners to pay for infrastructure 
26th Feb 20, 12:32pm
7th Feb 20, 9:42am
KiwiBuild stock take: Govt currently $26 million out of pocket buying and selling KiwiBuild houses; 406 houses sold, 728 under construction; Mixed response from developers to reset
KiwiBuild stock take: Govt currently $26 million out of pocket buying and selling KiwiBuild houses; 406 houses sold, 728 under construction; Mixed response from developers to reset
7th Feb 20, 9:42am
28th Jan 20, 11:29am
The catch 22 Labour faces advocating for renters when the strength of the economy hinges on the strength of the housing market
The catch 22 Labour faces advocating for renters when the strength of the economy hinges on the strength of the housing market
28th Jan 20, 11:29am
23rd Dec 19, 10:09am
How Judith Collins has more in common with her arch nemesis, Phil Twyford, than one might be led to believe
How Judith Collins has more in common with her arch nemesis, Phil Twyford, than one might be led to believe
23rd Dec 19, 10:09am
16th Dec 19, 12:51pm
National doesn't propose doing anything radically different to address NZ's housing shortage; RMA reform remains central to its policy 
National doesn't propose doing anything radically different to address NZ's housing shortage; RMA reform remains central to its policy 
16th Dec 19, 12:51pm
10th Dec 19, 3:59pm
A closer look at Phil Twyford's much-anticipated Bill that will give central government the power to fast-track large urban development projects
A closer look at Phil Twyford's much-anticipated Bill that will give central government the power to fast-track large urban development projects
10th Dec 19, 3:59pm
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9th Nov 19, 10:22am
Phil Twyford hopes new legislation will make it easier for the cost of infrastructure in new suburbs to be covered by homeowners; an arrangement Crown Infrastructure Partners says is proving difficult to pull off beyond an Auckland development
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Phil Twyford hopes new legislation will make it easier for the cost of infrastructure in new suburbs to be covered by homeowners; an arrangement Crown Infrastructure Partners says is proving difficult to pull off beyond an Auckland development
9th Nov 19, 10:22am
22nd Oct 19, 4:49pm
First it was KiwiBuild, now it's Auckland's light rail that's looking increasingly shambolic; What's going on and how thin is that ice Transport Minister Phil Twyford is skating on?
First it was KiwiBuild, now it's Auckland's light rail that's looking increasingly shambolic; What's going on and how thin is that ice Transport Minister Phil Twyford is skating on?
22nd Oct 19, 4:49pm
3rd Oct 19, 8:40am
Auckland Council CCO Panuku's annual report shows double digit increases in staffing levels and costs
Auckland Council CCO Panuku's annual report shows double digit increases in staffing levels and costs
3rd Oct 19, 8:40am
7th Sep 19, 10:58am
Treasury advises new Housing Minister that government building programmes (ie: KiwiBuild) will be 'expensive, inflationary, and slow to deliver' without supply reforms; Says need can't be met in current environment
Treasury advises new Housing Minister that government building programmes (ie: KiwiBuild) will be 'expensive, inflationary, and slow to deliver' without supply reforms; Says need can't be met in current environment
7th Sep 19, 10:58am
21st Aug 19, 1:08pm
KiwiBuild Head of Delivery Helen O'Sullivan resigns a month before her contract expires to take up a private sector role; News comes ahead of Government announcing its housing 'reset'
KiwiBuild Head of Delivery Helen O'Sullivan resigns a month before her contract expires to take up a private sector role; News comes ahead of Government announcing its housing 'reset'
21st Aug 19, 1:08pm
21st Aug 19, 11:54am
Government proposes new policies to specifically require local councils to leapfrog the NIMBYs and enable more urban intensification
Government proposes new policies to specifically require local councils to leapfrog the NIMBYs and enable more urban intensification
21st Aug 19, 11:54am
16th Aug 19, 4:47pm
Auckland Mayor Phil Goff says the effect on Auckland urban development of government plans to protect food producing land is not yet clear
Auckland Mayor Phil Goff says the effect on Auckland urban development of government plans to protect food producing land is not yet clear
16th Aug 19, 4:47pm
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14th Aug 19, 4:09pm
Government proposes introducing National Policy Statement to direct local councils to protect highly productive land in the face of urban sprawl; Horticulture NZ happy; Local Government NZ urges 'extreme caution'
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Government proposes introducing National Policy Statement to direct local councils to protect highly productive land in the face of urban sprawl; Horticulture NZ happy; Local Government NZ urges 'extreme caution'
14th Aug 19, 4:09pm
31st Jul 19, 3:54pm
Auckland Council report suggests 66% of the city's future urban zoned land is on elite or prime soils as the government works on a national policy statement for highly productive land
Auckland Council report suggests 66% of the city's future urban zoned land is on elite or prime soils as the government works on a national policy statement for highly productive land
31st Jul 19, 3:54pm
25th Jul 19, 10:20am
The trillion dollar reason Wednesday's RMA reform announcement saw David Parker puff his chest out, Winston Peters dismiss Maori rights, and Judith Collins talk up restoring property owners' rights 
The trillion dollar reason Wednesday's RMA reform announcement saw David Parker puff his chest out, Winston Peters dismiss Maori rights, and Judith Collins talk up restoring property owners' rights 
25th Jul 19, 10:20am
24th Jul 19, 9:30am
Government tasks working group with considering whether Resource Management Act should be broken up to separately deal with land use planning and environmental protection
Government tasks working group with considering whether Resource Management Act should be broken up to separately deal with land use planning and environmental protection
24th Jul 19, 9:30am
Days to the General Election: 24
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