Council Youth Advisory Panel chair Flora Apulu, architect Tommy Honey, the Property Institute's Ashley Church, and Sally Hughes from the Character Coalition

RAW DATA: Unitary Plan debate

Sat 30 Jul

It's a document five years in the making, but will it work? Lisa Owen talks to all sides of the Unitary Plan debate.

Sir Bob Jones

SIR BOB JONES: Nothing beats pedestrianisation


Auckland is marching ahead with its shared CBD car and pedestrian lanes but Wellington is lagging behind on Lambton Quay.

Loan Market mortgage broker Bruce Patten

Banks don’t like tiny apartments: a flaw in the Auckland unitary plan

Fri 29 Jul 11

The drafters of Auckland’s unitary plan clearly didn’t consult the banks when they decided to abolish the minimum apartment size. With special feature audio.

EMA chief executive Kim Campbell

Unexpected bedfellows emerge in early Unitary Plan reactions

Wed 27 Jul 1

The Labour Party is highly critical of recommendations that remove the requirement for a proportion of new dwellings to meet 'affordable' benchmarks. With special feature audio.

Housing minister Nick Smith

Nick Smith keeps head pulled in on Unitary Plan

Wed 27 Jul 6

Previously bellicose housing minister to remain mum as Auckland Council follows statutory process. With special feature audio.

Mark Thomas

Unitary Plan delivers growth at big cost – Thomas

Wed 27 Jul 2

The plan represents a massive upzoning of wide parts of Auckland. With special feature audio.


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