Auckland Council issued a release today welcoming an Environment Court decision that the Crater Hill (Nga Kapua Kohuora) volcanic cone & the elite soils of Pukaki Peninsula – between Auckland Airport & Papatoetoe – are to remain protected from residential development & future urbanisation.
Environment Minister Nick Smith & Housing NZ Corp joined legal proceedings yesterday over appeals lodged against the $1.2 billion redevelopment of the Three Kings quarry in Auckland.
Auckland Transport was offered a solution to a suburban roading problem 3 years ago and didn’t pick it up. Instead, it was in the Environment Court last week seeking yet another extended lapse period for a designation blighting private land earmarked for over 500 apartments.
The Environment Court has rejected a late change to the proposal for a marina at Waiheke Island, saying it’s taken the application out of its jurisdiction.
Auckland Council has reversed its position on Waiheke Marinas Ltd’s application for a 160-berth marina at Matiatia, from the original recommendation to decline it to a revised position of qualified support.
Bunnings Ltd’s 8430m² Building Improvement Centre on Great North Rd, on the border of Arch Hill & Grey Lynn, has been approved after Environment Court mediation.