Tag Archives: Auckland

OPENING TONIGHT – A new heart and hub for central Aucklanders.

September 15, 2017

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At 5pm tonight, a project of design excellence opens in Auckland’s CBD. It is also a beautiful and solid reclaiming of public space. You are invited to tonight’s unveiling of the refurbished and repurposed Ellen Melville Centre and Freyberg Place. Join the celebrations as the doors to central Auckland’s newest (and only) community centre are officially opened, […]

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EXTENDED – What’s your new Auckland home? Explore the future of Auckland’s housing in Aotea Square (6pm 13th – 10am 22nd Sept).

September 8, 2017

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In the past, our homes have been synonymous with the villa, the bungalow and the quarter-acre dream. Today, with changing lifestyles and a rapidly growing population, what we picture as a typical ‘Auckland Home’ is changing. As a part of the 2017 Festival of Architecture, join the Auckland Design Manual and explore the future of housing […]

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Need help understanding Auckland’s planning rules? The Auckland Design Manual is here to help!

August 4, 2017

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Thinking of building or developing in Auckland? Having trouble understanding the planning standards that apply to your site? Want to avoid the need to apply for resource consent? The Auckland Design Manual has created a resource to help those building or developing under the Unitary Plan, the planning rule book that shapes what you can build […]

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Generation Zero on Auckland’s Housing Shortage

July 21, 2017

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This week the ADM team get the lowdown from Generation Zero about the implications of the housing crisis on Auckland’s younger generations. House prices are high, supply is low, and the sheer thought of the money required for a deposit is enough to send a shiver down one’s spine. This issue is of particular concern to Aucklanders […]

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What’s the Buzz? Becoming the World’s Safest City for Bees

July 17, 2017

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Bees play a vital role in the production of our food, as well as the functioning of our ecosystems. A recent decline in the global bee population means that now, more than ever, we need to protect and support our helpful little friends. This week, we speak with For the Love of Bees, a local organisation on […]

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