Auckland’s newest regional park opens to the public this weekend with two days of exciting activities and opportunities to explore. Mayor Len Brown, iwi representatives and special guests attended a special opening ceremony on the park on Friday 7 March. Councillor Christine Fletcher, chair of council’s Parks, Recreation and Sport Committee welcomed the new park ... Read more
Auckland has a vision to become the world’s most liveable city. Turning that vision into reality means creating stronger and better connected communities, while looking after what already makes Auckland special. It means making our centres better places to be, with more jobs, better transport and leisure facilities and a greater choice of homes, while making the most of major investments, such as the City Rail Link. It also means maintaining our coastal areas, improving the health of our rivers, streams and harbours and keeping our rural land productive.
The unitary plan aims to get that balance right, by setting out what can be built and where. Submissions on the notified plan have now closed and the next stage will be further submissions in mid May. Go to www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/unitaryplan to find out more, view the e-plan and see which of the unitary plan rules already apply.
More than 4,260 submissions on the Proposed Auckland Unitary Plan have now been registered, with many more to come. As expected, the majority of submissions came in on the last week of the five-month submission period: through the online form, by email, by post or through libraries and council service centres. The closing date was ... Read more
Auckland Council will contact iwi on behalf of applicants whose resource consents may need a Cultural Impact Assessment (CIA), removing one of the key areas of concern for people impacted by new provisions in the Proposed Auckland Unitary Plan. This step is one of a number of moves the council is making to help applicants, ... Read more
Nearly 3000 submissions on the unitary plan have been registered so far, with more in the inbox and many more expected from libraries, service centres through the post and by email today. We don’t expect to have a final confirmed figure before the end of next week. Don’t forget that if you’re submitting online, you’ve ... Read more
There are only a few more days to get in your submission on the Proposed Auckland Unitary Plan – and don’t forget if you’re doing it online, you’ve got to hit submit by 5pm to make sure you meet the deadline. See the online form here Submissions can also be dropped off in any library, ... Read more