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No work done' to back up compact city Dick Quax, Fuseworks May 23, 2013, 10:13 pm Councillor Dick Quax describes as unbelievable that the Auckland Council is finally seeking empirical evidence that the compact city being prompted by Mayor Len Brown
Living wage at Auckland Council 'could cost ratepayers $17.2m' Cameron Brewer, Fuseworks May 23, 2013, 9:14 am Following on the heels of Hamilton City Council, the adoption of a living wage policy at Auckland Council could be imminent and with the
Auckland Council and Housing Minister Nick Smith still can't agree on legislation to give effect to their accord of two weeks ago to fast-track consents for 39,000 new houses. Dr Smith, in the city yesterday to open two new houses for West Auckland
Recently the magazine The Economist offered alternative readings of climate change outlook from those that have kept us awake at night. It did not endorse the sceptics but it did see the observed data in ways that challenge the standard readings. To
Urban intensification is the elephant in the room when it comes to affordable housing. Former Reserve Bank governor Don Brash recently called for the opposite of intensification: relaxation of the metropolitan urban limits. The accord between
Media Statement 21 May 2013 Wattle Downs says No to the draft Unitary Plan Another day, another community rejects the Mayor's intensification push outlined in the draft Unitary Plan. Manurewa Local Board chairperson Angela Dalton said Wattle Downs'
Lobby group releases pictures of how it thinks suburbs could look under Auckland's Unitary Plan. Auckland's heritage character is under threat from apartments in half of residential Auckland, says the Character Coalition. The group, comprising 58
Inspector-General Paul Neazor has ruled out any illegal spying in 88 cases identified in a damning report into the agency...John Key says he's not sure it would make sense or be in the national interest to release the report.
Despite higher economic return than expected, caution sounded over visitor nights and spectator numbers. The return of V8 Supercars racing to Pukekohe last month resulted in fewer spectators and visitor nights than hoped, but the economic return to
Auckland Auckland Council, Fuseworks May 20, 2013, 3:49 pm A man found guilty of a series of illegal dumping in Waitakere has been fined $7,500 plus costs by the court. Warren Heywood was convicted in the Waitakere District Court on Thursday 16 May