The wheels are turning and transformation down the southern corridor to Hamilton is on the way. Alternatively, transformation is on the way up that corridor, from Hamilton to Auckland.
The bermese question arose in Auckland when the new super-city Auckland Council decided not to mow the berms anywhere as a measure to save $3 million/year. Imagine if the council went far beyond that decision and decided to stop maintaining such wide sealed strips of roadway on suburban sidestreets.
Published 31 January 2011 The new Auckland Council’s future vision committee takes off tomorrow with an ambitious proposal to start transforming the city centre. And it will be the city centre – not the central business district – after proposals to extend the central area to take in the Ponsonby ridge across to the Parnell […]
Published 7 January 2011 Auckland mayor Len Brown said yesterday the new council would co-ordinate a citywide campaign against graffiti vandalism. He said the council would consolidate a number of contracts inherited from former councils to ensure a consistent approach to graffiti vandalism eradication & enforcement services. A variety of trusts & private contractors hold […]
Published 5 March 2007 Auckland City Council’s arts, culture & recreation committee approved a draft policy today to encourage diverse, high-quality street performance in Auckland’s public spaces. Committee chairman Penny Sefuiva said this new approach would go a long way to increasing the enjoyment factor for some and mitigating the issues for others: “Good street […]
Published 20 February 2007 Auckland City Council’s planning fixtures committee supported Cllr Christine Caughey today in a push for sound & sustainable land subdivision principles. Cllr Caughey’s proposal will lift demands on developers up a notch â€“ to a quality level which, you could argue, many have demonstrated an unwillingness to pursue. Cllr Caughey said: […]