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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.

Rates 28 Oct 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.

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.

Rates 2 Sep 2021

Revaluation 2021: Everything you need to know

Updated property values for all properties in the Auckland region will be available in December 2021.

Business / Economy 1 Apr 2021

Public notice period on reserves status extended

Submissions extended until 14 April for 20 sites across Tamaki Makaurau.

Housing 10 Nov 2020

Record dwelling consents show progress addressing Auckland’s housing supply issues

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff says a record number of dwellings consented in the city over the past year reflects encouraging progress in addressing housing supply issues.

Housing 7 Mar 2020

Auckland land supply policy plays minimal role in property prices, new report shows

A new study, An evidence-based approach: Does the Rural Urban Boundary impose a price premium on land inside it? shows the new planning policies have little to no impact on property prices.

Mayor 5 Feb 2020

Auckland annual dwelling consents top 15,000 for first time

More than 15,000 dwelling consents were issued in Auckland in 2019, an all-time record and an 18 per cent rise in consents issued year-on-year.

Housing 30 Jan 2020

Chief Economist's Insights: Avocado versus apple crates

Debate rages between the generations. Each seems convinced the other had it easier in their day to get on the property ladder. David Norman discusses who had it tougher.

Housing 13 Jan 2020

Buying a home? Auckland Council can help

A new year brings new decisions and for those Aucklanders thinking of buying property, Auckland Council is here to help.

Mayor 12 Dec 2019

Legislation will help fund infrastructure for Auckland housing

Legislation introduced to Parliament on 12 December to provide additional tools to fund and finance infrastructure has been welcomed by Auckland Council.

Business / Economy 30 Oct 2019

It’s not all doom and gloom says Chief Economist

Auckland’s economic outlook looks promising despite the speculation about an emerging global recession.

Housing 23 Oct 2019

Have you heard about Own-Your-Own Unit?

Own-Your-Own Unit provides affordable housing options for our older (and wiser) Aucklanders.

Business / Economy 24 Sep 2019

Auckland showing strong population growth

Auckland Council welcomes first release of 2018 Census data.

Business / Economy 9 Sep 2019

What do Aucklanders value?

Auckland Council’s Chief Economist Unit reveals some obvious, and not-so-obvious, insights into what Aucklanders value most.