Like other thriving, successful cities around the world, Tāmaki Makaurau is growing. By 2048 Auckland’s population is expected to reach 2.7million.
Central government has introduced new rules for how New Zealand’s largest cities must grow to allow for more housing.
Learn more about what it all means for our city and how you can play a part.
Some of Auckland’s planning rules have changed to enable greater housing density in the region’s urban areas.
More Aucklanders means a successful and vibrant city - more jobs, better retail and services, more exciting things to see and do, and safer, sustainable transport.
In Auckland, the NPS-UD requires the council to enable greater housing density. Read what this means for our region here.
From 18 August 2022, Auckland Council is asking for submissions on proposed changes to the city’s planning rule book – the Auckland Unitary Plan – to allow for more housing at greater heights and density.