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New programme to boost mid-rise timber construction

5 November 2018

A new programme aims to boost mid-rise building construction using New Zealand-engineered and panelised framing timber and deliver a range of regional...

New apartment block set to ease Aucklanders' transport woes

30 October 2018

High fuel prices and Auckland traffic could be a thing of the past for some as developers look at options to ditch the car.

Auckland Council working with developers to pay for Auckland's growth

19 October 2018

The current development charges for areas where new infrastructure is needed no longer reflect the true cost of provision. The policy has recently bee...

In practice: Te Aranga design principles

5 October 2018

An insight into how the Te Aranga design principles are implemented in practice, and the potential for them to transform planning and policies process...

The construction revolution continues as cross-laminated timber goes modular

4 October 2018

Watts Grove, an affordable housing project being built for Swan Housing in the UK, unlocks a difficult site and demonstrates what can be achieved with...

Fast-tracking development through partnership

28 September 2018

Auckland Council is working with Universal Homes on an innovative dual-consenting pilot that will enable the delivery of the earthworks and infrastruc...

Council takes step on affordable homes policy

26 September 2018

Hamilton City Council has moved to better assure a supply of affordable homes under developments in designated Special Housing Areas (SHAs).

Variation 4 – Iona Residential Rezoning

25 September 2018

In a bid to address population and household growth in Havelock North and recognise the shortage of residential sites, the Iona area has now been rezo...

Major infrastructure funding for Auckland's northwest

21 September 2018

$339.2 million of 10-year interest-free loans confirmed for Auckland Council to support major infrastructure projects in Redhills and Whenuapai in Auc...

Council proposes partnership with central government on new social housing site

20 September 2018

A partnership with central government could result in Wellington City Council leasing 104 new social housing units to Housing New Zealand.