Category Archives: Auckland

Park[ing] Day 2015

Auckland Council made this video  [I’ve cued it up to a part in which I’m speaking] about Park[ing] Day 2015. On 18 September, High St and Lorne St were colonised by tiny enclaves of tranquility taking up between one and three … Continue reading

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Against More Elephants at Auckland Zoo

I was very concerned to read in the Herald that, after importing another elephant, Anjalee, to accompany Burma at great expense, the Auckland Zoo is still talking about an elephant breeding programme “to build up to a herd of nine or 10”. … Continue reading

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Under Threat in the Auckland Unitary Plan: Special Character, Pre-1944 Building and Demolition Overlay, and Volcanic Viewshaft Protection

The Panel of Independent Commissioners on the Proposed Auckland Unitary Plan (PAUP) have issued interim guidance memoranda on matters of significance: special character areas, the pre-1944 building and demolition control overlay, and volcanic viewshaft protection. The purpose of the guidance … Continue reading

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