"The Unitary Plan recommendations released today by the Independent Hearings Panel provide a significant increase in development capacity, but will seriously exacerbate congestion in Auckland if development occurs in areas not well supported by public transport," says Stephen Selwood, Chief Execu
At the same time the Government is looking to pump more cash into private schools the IRD is investigating several over a tax swindle which allows parents to falsely claim private school fees as donations and claim a rebate, Labour’s Education spokesperson Chris Hipkins says.
If there are wrinkles in the new plan that need sorting these can be addressed as plan changes to what by then would be the new, single Plan," said Auckland Chamber of Commerce head Michael Barnett.
Colliers International is pleased with the recommendations of the Independent Hearing Panel (IHP) on the Proposed Auckland Unitary Plan (PAUP) and urges the council to adopt its key recommendations.
The Independent Hearing Panel’s recommendation to significantly increase housing density in Auckland’s central suburbs is key to Auckland’s future and should be applauded, says the New Zealand Green Building Council (NZGBC).
The campaign to keep Hawke’s Bay GM Free took another step forward today with the Auckland Plan Hearings Panel recommending the adoption of similar GMO Free rules to Hastings Council.
Property Council congratulates the Independent Hearings Panel on delivering a set of forward thinking Unitary Plan recommendations that sets a clear and considered path for Auckland to follow as it transforms into the world’s most liveable city.
In a city screaming out for more housing, the bold new blueprints for Auckland, at first glance, look exactly like what we need for our small, international city to realise its potential.
Auckland and Auckland Councillors must unite to support the Unitary Plan, because the alternative is more squabbling while families continue to be locked out of home ownership, the Green Party said today.
Corporate lawyer Daniel Wong has been appointed to the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra Board, Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry has announced.
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