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Business / Economy 26 Jan 2016

Shamubeel Eaqub on Auckland housing

Economist Shamubeel Eaqub talks with John Campbell about housing in Auckland and what can be done.

Business / Economy 26 Jan 2016

Rewarding year for council’s geospatial team

Nathan Heazlewood, Programme Manager for Auckland Council’s Geospatial Future Mode of Operations Programme, explains the hard work and challenges behind three impressive team awards in 2015.

Business / Economy 26 Jan 2016

Unlocking Auckland’s transport network

Mayor Len Brown explains how the City Rail Link will revolutionise Auckland.

Development 25 Jan 2016

Housing remains a challenge for Auckland

Housing supply and affordability are ongoing challenges for many thriving cities worldwide. Auckland is no exception.

Business / Economy 21 Jan 2016

Opinion: City Rail Link will transform Auckland’s economy

Auckland Mayor Len Brown discusses how the City Rail Link will transform Auckland.

Community 20 Jan 2016

Street signs look good for 2016

You may start to notice new signage around Auckland soon. The Auckland Transport project will make it easier for everyone to get around.

Cultural 22 Dec 2015

Cycleway murals celebrate natural heritage

New and upgraded underpasses on the Northwestern Cycleway feature art inspired by the natural heritage and resources of the area.

Development 21 Dec 2015

Empty nesters head for the high-life

Auckland’s inner city, famous for accommodating overseas students, is attracting a new demographic grouping as empty-nesters join young professionals, forsaking the leafy suburbs for quality, well-designed apartments or terraced homes.

Development 18 Dec 2015

A plan for Auckland’s growth  

Auckland’s population is expected to reach at least 2.5 million people in 30 years, placing huge pressure on our existing housing, transport and other infrastructure.

Development 16 Dec 2015

Point Chevalier's incredible Zero Energy house

The Auckland Design Manual is the council’s best practice design guide full of tips, inspiration and information for people who are designing, building or developing in Auckland.

Development 16 Dec 2015

Aucklanders flock to use public transport

Auckland’s annual public transport usage is continuing to soar.

Community 4 Dec 2015

Celebrating International Day for Persons with Disabilities: Accessible Auckland

December 3 marks International Day of Persons with Disabilities - a day to encourage understanding and increase awareness of the need to be inclusive of people with disabilities in every aspect of political, social, economic and cultural life.

Community 3 Dec 2015

Affordable home ideas flow at Auckland Conversations

Innovative ways to make housing more affordable were put forward by experts at Auckland Conversations

Development 3 Dec 2015

Designer loos on Wellesley Street

Architecture students from the University of Auckland have set up shop in an inner-city toilet block to use as a design space and venue for weekly seminars.

Housing 24 Nov 2015

Wynyard Quarter plans win international award

Plans for Wynyard Quarter's central precinct on Auckland’s waterfront have been honoured with a prestigious international award.

Cultural 24 Nov 2015

Five Years as a united Auckland: Auckland Conversations educate and inspire

As Auckland strives to become the world’s most liveable city, one key event that continues to educate Aucklanders on topical worldwide city developments is Auckland Conversations.