Growing Together

Growing Together 14 Mar 2022

10 things you need to know about new housing rules in Auckland

From 18 August 2022, Auckland Council is asking for submissions on proposed changes to the city’s planning rule book – the Auckland Unitary Plan – to allow for more housing at greater heights and density.

Growing Together 15 Feb 2022

Planet and people come first

We sat down with Thomas Le Bas earlier this month and found the charms of Auckland had captured him after just four years here as a city centre resident.

Growing Together 14 Feb 2022

“A concentration of people makes a city an exciting place to be” – Doris de Pont

We asked Doris de Pont for her take on higher density housing. The passionate Aucklander, bike rider and founder and curator of the New Zealand Fashion Museum shared some of her hopes and dreams for Auckland.

Growing Together 14 Feb 2022

Sarid’s postcards to Auckland from Tulancingo and Shanghai

If Sarid Olvera Anzures could design a perfect city she would combine the beaches, harbour and natural beauty of Auckland with the high quality, compact housing and easy living she experienced in Shanghai.

Growing Together 14 Feb 2022

Explainer: NZ’s new direction towards more high-density housing in our biggest cities

In Auckland, the NPS-UD requires the council to enable greater housing density. Read what this means for our region here.

Growing Together 14 Feb 2022

Making room to grow: new government rules for a growing Auckland

More Aucklanders means a successful and vibrant city - more jobs, better retail and services, more exciting things to see and do, and safer, sustainable transport. 

Growing Together 14 Feb 2022

Inside ‘The Auckland Plan 2050’

Auckland has a long-term plan called The Auckland Plan 2050. It is the city’s blueprint which aims to ensure Tāmaki Makaurau grows well, meeting the opportunities and challenges of the future.