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.
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.
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.
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.
Legislation introduced to Parliament on 12 December to provide additional tools to fund and finance infrastructure has been welcomed by Auckland Council.
The Environment and Community Committee has voted to include solar energy, energy storage and energy efficiency measures in its ‘Retrofit Your Home’ programme.
The Strategic Approach to Sediment programme was developed by staff during 2018 and endorsed by the Environment and Community Committee in December 2018. This was in recognition of the need to develop regional scale mechanisms to drive a reversal...
On Thursday 28 September the inaugural Midtown Street Party is coming to Elliott, Albert, Victoria, Wellesley, Darby and Queen Streets, and along the historic Strand Arcade - from 6pm to 9pm.
It’s Arbour Day on 5 June, the day that our majestic, silent, green, shade-givers and carbon absorbers get their time in the sun.
Progress made but more action needed to accelerate delivery of Te Tāruke-ā-Tāwhiri: Auckland’s Climate Plan
Severe weather events like the Auckland Anniversary Floods and Cyclone Gabrielle show the devastating impacts of climate change – and the importance of climate action.
Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei and Te Kaunihera o Tāmaki Makaurau / Auckland Council have partnered to deliver Te Wharekura, a project which celebrates the cultural richness of Te Waitematā, and aims to inspire its protection.
The Auckland Water Strategy (2022 – 2050) is Auckland Council’s 30-year approach to water, guided by the vision te mauri o te wai, that the life-sustaining capacity of Auckland’s water is protected and enhanced.
Parks and Playgrounds
Spring has sprung and the days are getting longer. Now is the perfect time to go animal spotting.
Spring into the school holidays with an array of exhilarating and family-friendly events that will excite even the hardest-to-please member of your whānau.
Stay active in spring with these budget-friendly ideas.
With everything from handcycles and wheelchair bikes to trishaws and tandems, Bike Auckland’s TryACycle events are putting the spotlight on accessible cycling.
Within the next 12 months Auckland Transport will introduce easier payment options across all of Auckland’s buses, trains, and ferries.