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Growing Together

Auckland's Future In Progress 16 Apr 2024

‘Together for Tāmaki Makaurau’ gains momentum in making the city centre safer

From increased CityWatch patrols to the establishment of the City Centre Safety Plan, a series of new initiatives aimed at improving safety in the city centre are underway.

Development 16 Apr 2024

New Lynn boosts housing capacity with a little help from their friends

It takes a village to enable new housing in Auckland’s growing suburbs.

Growing Together 9 Jan 2023

Resource Consents: New rules for developing your property

Some of Auckland’s planning rules have changed to enable greater housing density in the region’s urban areas.

Development 27 Sep 2022

Last chance for feedback on changes for more high-density housing

Submissions close this Thursday, 29th September on changes to the city’s planning rulebook allowing for more high-density housing.

Development 15 Sep 2022

Time running out to submit on Auckland’s new intensification rules

Auckland Council is strongly encouraging people to make a submission on proposed changes to the city’s planning rulebook – the Auckland Unitary Plan – allowing for considerably more higher-density housing across the city before time runs out on 29...

Growing Together 2 Sep 2022

Changes to Auckland’s planning rules: zone changes

Auckland Council has proposed some changes to the land use zoning for what you can do on your residential property?

Growing Together 23 Aug 2022

Auckland’s growth must put people first

As Tāmaki Makaurau continues to grow and evolve, urban design experts say our historic approach to intensification could use a slight reset.

Growing Together 18 Aug 2022

Submissions: what you need to know

What are submissions and and why they are important?

Development 18 Aug 2022

Auckland’s changing planning rules - what you need to know

Significant changes to Auckland’s planning rules come into effect today, enabling more higher density housing to be built across the region.

Growing Together 18 Aug 2022

More housing for our growing city

As Auckland grows, our city needs a wider variety of new homes, giving Aucklanders more choices to live closer to the everyday things they need.

Growing Together 25 Jul 2022

Resource consents: New housing density standards for enabling more homes

New housing density standards come into effect on August 18, 2022, which will enable more homes to be built across the Auckland region.

Growing Together 31 May 2022

For a city to be liveable, its people need options

Auckland is in a perpetual cycle of growth and change, and right now its residents are demanding more variety in housing options. How will the city keep up?

Growing Together 29 Apr 2022

Good density: How solid planning can turn neighbourhoods into ecosystems

Under challenging circumstances, Auckland is changing faster than it ever has before. We asked local and global experts to explain how Tāmaki is moving forward, and what action is still needed to turn it into a truly modern city.

Growing Together 4 Apr 2022

New housing rules: The big changes for Auckland

We’re shining a light on the stronger role central government has taken in planning for how Auckland must grow by introducing new rules for greater housing density across our city.

Development 23 Mar 2022

There’s more than one way to intensify Auckland

With huge population growth forecast for Auckland in the coming decades, it’s time for the city to build infrastructure to match. But how do we create this new infrastructure on top of what’s already here?