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Plans / Projects

Hurstmere Road transformation enters last stage of construction

Auckland Council’s transformation of Takapuna’s main street is now entering its final stage of construction.

Plans / Projects

Watercare outlines $18.5b investment plan for next 20 years

Watercare has unveiled its biggest investment programme to date, outlining how it will spend $18.5 billion over the next 20 years to maintain and develop a resilient water and wastewater network for its customers.

Plans / Projects

Consent granted for Huia Water Treatment Plant

A panel of independent commissioners has today, 30 June 2021, released its decision to grant resource consents that will enable the construction of a new water treatment plant in Titirangi.

Development

Micro Tunnel Boring Machine begins tunnelling and inserts first pipe for groundbreaking Central Interceptor project

A micro Tunnel Boring Machine called Domenica has started digging and laying the first pipe for Watercare’s Central Interceptor wastewater tunnel project.

Policies / Regulations

Special Character Overlay update

Auckland Council’s Planning Committee has resolved to withdraw proposed Plan Change 26 to the Auckland Unitary Plan Operative in part (Auckland Unitary Plan).

Transport

Last chance to have your say on the 10-year plan for Auckland’s transport network

AT is encouraging Aucklanders to have their say on the draft Regional Land Transport Plan before the consultation closes this Sunday.

Environment

Auckland’s long term water resilience on track as Council, Watercare commit to ambitious targets

Technology, including smart meters in all homes by 2034, will empower Aucklanders to reassess their relationship with water.

Transport

Strong support shown for several concepts on the Ponsonby Road Streets for People project

Auckland Transport is working with the community to trial safer ways to travel and to create a more vibrant Ponsonby Road between Anglesea Street and Williamson Avenue.

Transport

Auckland’s draft 10-year Regional Land Transport Plan headed for public consultation

The approved draft RLTP is a 10-year plan for Auckland’s transport network that focuses on areas which AT, Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency and KiwiRail will respond to to help solve our region’s transport challenges.

Plans / Projects

Council improves customer satisfaction for consent processing

More than 90 per cent of building consent applications are now processed on time, making it easier for Aucklanders to get on with projects.

Plans / Projects

Funding confirmed for projects to bring Auckland streets to life

Safer and more people-friendly streets are coming to Auckland with 13 Auckland Council group projects being confirmed for funding by Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency’s Innovating Streets Programme today.

Plans / Projects

Panuku Development releases 2019/2020 annual report

Panuku Development has released its latest annual report, covering performance for the period 1 July 2019 to 30 June 2020.

City Centre Waterfront

New waterfront spaces nearing completion

Shared spaces, pocket parks and waterfront views are just some of the new city centre delights that will soon be ready to explore in Tāmaki Makaurau.

Development

New design resource celebrates best practice Māori design in Tāmaki Makaurau

Auckland Council has launched a refreshed Māori Design Hub to help Māori communities and agencies, private and public developers and design educators bring Māori design thinking to the shaping of the built environments of Tāmaki Makaurau.

Plans / Projects

First canopy installed in the Ferry Basin

A major milestone for the Ferry Basin Redevelopment project was met last week, with the first of three canopies installed on the west side of Queens Wharf over the gangway accessing the new ferry pontoons five and six.

10 Year Anniversary

Tāmaki Makaurau on track to a better future

Within five years, Aucklanders will have a modern rail service and world-class stations that will benefit the entire transport network for decades to come, Mayor Phil Goff says.