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High priority, high impact changes to planning systems could deliver up to $5.7 billion a year in economic value and 39,200 jobs, finds a new report prepared by Urbis for the Property Council of Australia While state and territory governments have been making some progress on planning reform, embedded inefficiencies and uncertainty in planning systems continues to stifle new investment and growth in residential housing supply and growth. Continue →
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Takapuna’s transformation has taken a big step, following a recent decision by Auckland Council to approve the layout of a large public town square in place of the Anzac Street carpark, says Takapuna Beach Business Association Chief Executive Terence Harpur Repurposing the Anzac Street asphalt carpark area has not been without controversary. Continue →
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A joint initiative to make district plans more accessible to the public as well as planners has achieved the supreme accolade at this year’s New Zealand Planning Institute (NZPI) awards The New Plymouth District Council’s Draft Digital District Plan – developed in conjunction with Isovist Planning – won both the award for Best Practice District/ Regional Planning Guidance and the NZPI’s supreme award, the Nancy Northcroft Award. Continue →