A scary economic report from accountancy firm PricewaterhouseCoopers’ Cities Institute, out on Monday, points to a marked divergence in performance by Auckland compared to 5 other New Zealand growth cities, and a worse performance by New Zealand compared to Australia.
There has been a lot of noise in the last fortnight about how, suddenly, overnight, to solve problems which have been festering for decades.
A report on urban land supply by the Urban Development Institute of Australia shows a supply boom in most of the country’s big cities, but the institute says the greater activity is masking major barriers.
The Productivity Commission released an issues paper on Wednesday on how to improve planning & development systems to deliver an adequate supply of land for housing. Submissions close on Monday 22 December.