Is carpooling the solution?

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Is carpooling the solution?

Climate change, traffic congestion, and the rising costs of travel are three of the most significant issues facing the transport sector, yet everyday million of empty seats are travelling to and from work. The Technology and Innov...

City Centre Bus Plan

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City Centre Bus Plan

The objective of the City Centre Bus Plan is to make the buses, the transport system and the city centre better for all Aucklanders. Once finalised it will be delivered in the next 5-10 years. You are invited to give feedback on ...

See what’s going on in Auckland’s city centre

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See what’s going on in Auckland’s city centre

This handy website shows all the projects around Tāmaki Makaurau’s CBD. It’s a place where you can find out all the ways that Auckland Council are transforming the city centre....

Giving the ute the boot

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Giving the ute the boot

Hamilton City Council is giving almost all of its fleet of 71 utes the boot as part of the organisation’s efforts to cut down on carbon emissions. Investigations are also under way into the costs and time it would take to get alm...

Will we always need car parking spaces?

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Will we always need car parking spaces?

Greater Auckland takes a look at parking requirements. Hutt City planners identify that “Removing parking minimums dis-incentivizes driving motor vehicles, supports active and public transport, and supports compact urban developm...

Selling my EV to buy a ute

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Selling my EV to buy a ute

Richard Lauder takes a satirical look at what the impacts would be on swapping his EV for a ute. “NZ’s most popular vehicle is a Ford Ranger, so I’m looking at selling the EV and getting one of them. With so many people buying th...

How much time does your car spend parked up?

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How much time does your car spend parked up?

A recent study in the UK showed that the average car or van in England is driven just 4% of the time. For the rest of the time its either parked at home (73%) or parked elsewhere (23%) for example at work. The report also shows t...

An alternate route for North Shore PT?

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An alternate route for North Shore PT?

Greater Auckland takes a closer look at the best route for a second crossing of the Waitemata Harbour. Is now the right time to completely rethink the route? The government has already signalled a ‘rethink’ of the pedestrian/cycl...

Take a look at our roads under L4

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Take a look at our roads under L4

Image by Studio Butler Take a look at what our streets look like under Covid Level 4 lock down rules. Auckland’s usually busy streets are again all but empty. For everyone doing the right thing and staying home right now, here’s ...

Covid 19 update from AT

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Covid 19 update from AT

Bus, train and ferry services will run at reduced frequency during Alert Level 4. If you need to make an essential trip, please use the AT Journey Planner on either the AT Mobile app or the AT website to plan your journey in advan...

Bridge will remain up during L4

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Bridge will remain up during L4

Under Alert L4 Wynyard Crossing Bridge will remain in an upright position until the alert level is lowered to 3 or below. The bridge is not considered an essential service because of the alternative route for people to walk and c...

Auckland Light Rail Update

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Auckland Light Rail Update

Due to Covid-19 Alert Level 4, Auckland Light Rail engagement will be online only until further notice. With only two weeks remaining in the engagement period please share your thoughts with the team as soon as possible. Transla...

Transport Emissions Reduction Plan underway

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Transport Emissions Reduction Plan underway

Auckland Council approved the establishment of a new Transport Emissions Reference Group which will direct staff in the preparation of the Transport Emissions Reduction Plan (TERP) Staff from Auckland Council, Auckland Transport...

How do you feel about hybrid working?

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How do you feel about hybrid working?

(Image credit: Getty Images) Hybrid is being viewed as a happy medium, combining working from home and going to the office – and it’s rapidly becoming the norm for businesses worldwide. But just how viable is it? It’s supposed to...

Check out these new projects in Wynyard Quarter

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Check out these new projects in Wynyard Quarter

Wynyard Quarter Innovation Precinct is getting underway. Construction has begun on two new office buildings at 117 Pakenham Street and 124 Halsey Street. 30 Madden is on track for completion later 2021, adding a further 63 homes ...

New mural celebrates native birds

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New mural celebrates native birds

Wynyard Quarter’s pump station in Amey Daldy Park has an exciting new look inspired by Aotearoa’s manu māori, our native birds. The pump station is 12 metres high and 16 metres wide and the mural features 12 native birds to remind...

WQ Neighbours' forum

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WQ Neighbours' forum

Check out the next Wynyard Quarter Neighbours forum meeting. Thursday 26th August at ASB, North Wharf. Speakers include Councillor Pippa Coom, Fiona Knox, Frith Walker and Paulie Nicoll from Eke Panuku. Get up to date on the lat...

Community Bike fund still open

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Community Bike fund still open

The Community Bike Fund gives groups funding which they can then use to promote cycling within their wider community. Groups can apply for between $300 to $5,000 - applications are open until 10pm Sunday 15 August 2021....

Re think on the Harbour Crossing?

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Re think on the Harbour Crossing?

NZ Herald has reported that the Government wants to fast track the work on a second harbour crossing, likely to be a tunnel. Deputy PM Grant Robertson said "We do want to find ways of connecting the North Shore and the isthmus fo...