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Growing Together

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.

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Growing Together 15 Feb 2022

Planet and people come first

We sat down with Thomas Le Bas earlier this month and found the charms of Auckland had captured him after just four years here as a city centre resident.

Growing Together 14 Feb 2022

“A concentration of people makes a city an exciting place to be” – Doris de Pont

We asked Doris de Pont for her take on higher density housing. The passionate Aucklander, bike rider and founder and curator of the New Zealand Fashion Museum shared some of her hopes and dreams for Auckland.

Growing Together 14 Feb 2022

Sarid’s postcards to Auckland from Tulancingo and Shanghai

If Sarid Olvera Anzures could design a perfect city she would combine the beaches, harbour and natural beauty of Auckland with the high quality, compact housing and easy living she experienced in Shanghai.

Growing Together 14 Feb 2022

Inside ‘The Auckland Plan 2050’

Auckland has a long-term plan called The Auckland Plan 2050. It is the city’s blueprint which aims to ensure Tāmaki Makaurau grows well, meeting the opportunities and challenges of the future.