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Housing 27 Mar 2017

Housing First launches to help Auckland’s homeless

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff and Social Housing Minister Amy Adams have launched Housing First Auckland, which aims to house 472 homeless Aucklanders and provide wrap-around services.

Housing 24 Mar 2017

Auckland Conversations event launches 'Housing First' initiative

Watch the Auckland Conversations event on tackling homelessness, where Housing First creator Dr Sam Tsemberis spoke along with members of the newly formed Housing First Collective.

Plans / Projects 10 Mar 2017

Q&A with Panuku Chief Executive Roger MacDonald

Panuku Development Auckland Chief Executive Roger MacDonald reflects on his first three months at the helm of the city’s regeneration agency and the opportunities that lie ahead.

Plans / Projects 20 Feb 2017

Mayoral Housing Taskforce meets to tackle housing supply

Mayor Phil Goff has convened the first meeting of a taskforce on housing that brings together a diverse group of people to identify and overcome barriers to building more homes in Auckland.

Housing 31 Jan 2017

Building boom scarcity invites innovation

Council building inspectors are seeing more building product substitutions, but it's important to make sure these comply with the New Zealand Building Code.

Housing 21 Dec 2016

30-year plan for Auckland’s transport needs

A forward-looking transport plan to support major growth areas in the north, north-west and south of the region has been completed.

Housing 19 Dec 2016

Get your consents off to a good start

Auckland Council wants to help customers develop better consent applications by encouraging pre-application meetings.

Business / Economy 14 Dec 2016

Project Auckland

The mayor gave more detail about his plans for Auckland during the current term.

Housing 9 Dec 2016

Affordability and travel issues sway housing choices

A survey of more than 3000 Aucklanders has provided evolving insights into people’s housing and travel preferences.

Housing 2 Nov 2016

Whenuapai structure plan to be released

Whenuapai residents and businesses are invited to attend the launch of the approved Whenuapai Structure Plan.

Housing 26 Oct 2016

Top five tips to help you pass a building inspection

Manager of Inspections Jeff Fahrensohn says there are some simple things you and your builder can do to save time and money on inspections.

Housing 18 Oct 2016

New housing areas announced for Auckland

Nine new Special Housing Areas (SHAs) with a potential yield of 1100 new homes in Auckland were announced on 23 November by Building and Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith and Mayor Len Brown.

Housing 18 Oct 2016

Waimahia 100th home completed and celebrated

Mayor Len Brown and Housing Minister Nick Smith planted a tree to celebrate the completion of the 100th home at Waimahia.

Community 18 Oct 2016

Better access for Auckland Council's housing for older Aucklanders

Better access to Auckland Council’s housing for older Aucklanders for those most in need is behind changes approved by the Auckland Development Committee on 12 November 2015.

Plans / Projects 30 Sep 2016

Unitary Plan soon to be operative in part

Auckland Council’s Governing Body has resolved to make the Auckland Unitary Plan operative in part.

Housing 29 Sep 2016

Airbnb signs on to assist during disaster relief

Airbnb has signed an historic agreement with Auckland Council to provide accommodation support in the event of natural disasters.