Browsing: Cities

0 Fund to help make Wellington’s buildings safer
Wellington’s mayor Justin Lester welcomes the announcement from the government of a $3 million fund to assist Wellington building owners to secure unreinforced masonry on their buildings and says it will go a long way to keeping people safe in future earthquakes. Continue →
0 Failed planning system only part of the problem
The Productivity Commission has correctly found that New Zealand’s planning system is failing, but their recommendations for change will not succeed without governance and funding reform, says Stephen Selwood chief executive of the New Zealand Council for Infrastructure Development. Continue →
0 Plan for denser, wider, urban Auckland
Auckland Council has published the recommendations provided by the Independent Hearings Panel on the new planning rulebook for Auckland, the Auckland Unitary Plan which has been embraced and questioned by a number of property groups, businesses and employment bodies. Continue →