Car parks proposed Onewa Road – bound end of Lake Road

Short-term car parking will replace 300 metres of transit lane if a new proposal for Northcote’s Lake Rd goes ahead. Auckland Transport is gauging the views of residents and schools at the Onewa Rd-bound end of Lake Rd on removing most of the T3 transit lane. The council-controlled organisation says …

Tree protection rules axed in rethink by Auckland Council

Auckland Council has announced that blanket tree protection rules have been axed in Rodney, on the North Shore and the old Auckland City Council area except the CBD. Penny Pirrit, regional and local planning manager, said the changes were made as a result of the Government’s proposed Resource Management Act …

WAYNE BRITTENDEN’S COUNTERPOINT: AUCKLAND HERITAGE

from Sunday Morning on Sunday 14 October 2012 In the light of Auckland’s Heritage Festival, Wayne takes a critical look at the reality of heritage, Auckland style. Chris subsequently speaks with Waitemata and Gulf councillor Mike Lee, and Brisbane conservation architect Peter Marquis-Kyle. Credits Radio New Zealand National – 14 …

Central Auckland motorway link almost ready says NZTA

Final work is underway to have the Wellington Street on-ramp in central Auckland ready to re-open for traffic joining the northbound lanes of State Highway 1 motorway next Monday morning (8 October). The on-ramp has been closed since May 2010 and rebuilt by the NZ Transport Agency as part of …