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Development 4 May 2023

City shaping strategy gets approval for consultation

Auckland Council’s Planning, Environment and Parks Committee today approved a draft strategy for how Tāmaki Makaurau should grow and change over the next 30 years, which will go out for public consultation on Tuesday 6 June.  

Council news 14 Oct 2022

New affordable rental homes for older people in Glen Eden

Much-needed, affordable rental housing for vulnerable older people opens it's doors.

Council news 20 Sep 2022

Auckland Council explores sale of Own-your-own home scheme

Auckland Council’s Finance and Performance Committee has given the green light to divesting its equity share in the Own-your-own home scheme.

Housing 4 Aug 2022

Kids paint well-wishes on TBM they’ve named: Princess Twilight Super Worm

We all have memories, however hazy, of our kindergarten days – playtime, dancing, painting, sandpit action and stories on the mat.

14-24 year olds 4 Aug 2022

Sale funds tagged to improve reserve

Proceeds from land sales could be used to improve Papakura parks.

Development 31 Mar 2022

Council agrees approach to further city centre intensification

Auckland Council has approved its policy approach to meeting central government requirements for greater building height and density within our city centre

Housing 3 Mar 2022

Council agrees approach to intensification around suburban centres

Auckland Council’s Planning Committee has agreed to an approach for enabling more apartment and terrace housing, and greater housing choices, close to Auckland’s local and town centres to meet central government requirements for more housing density.

Development 3 Mar 2022

Minimum car parking rules removed

Auckland Council has amended the Auckland Unitary Plan to remove minimum car parking requirements for developments across the city, as directed by central government.  

Development 21 Jan 2022

New homes and preserved heritage for New Lynn

A part of New Lynn’s rich history and the development of new homes for the neighbourhood has been secured by Eke Panuku Development Auckland.

Council news 9 Dec 2021

Council approves updated Contributions Policy

Auckland Council’s Finance and Performance committee has approved the updated Contributions Policy, which will come into effect on 10 January 2022.

Rates 1 Dec 2021

Revaluation 2021: What to expect

Senior Economist Shane Martin covers what trends Aucklanders can expect to see in this year’s updated property values.

Rates 1 Dec 2021

Revaluation 2021: Everything you need to know

Updated property values for all properties in the Auckland region will be available in March 2022.

Housing 16 Nov 2021

New housing boost for Henderson

An exciting new housing development is rising in Henderson. Known as Henderson Green, 38 high-quality townhouses have already been constructed, which will soon be joined by three apartment buildings containing 78 apartments.

Development 2 Nov 2021

Wiri on the world stage

A project that brings iwi together with Auckland Council to regenerate the Puhinui area bordering Manurewa and Manukau has been recognised on the world stage.

Development 19 Oct 2021

Zoning rules not the main constraint on housing says Mayor Goff

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff says the council backs the government’s objective of building more homes more quickly and the need for intensive development as the city grows.