We support the hosting of AC36 in the Wynyard Basin/Hobson Wharf area event in principle, but suggest that there is potential for more than minor adverse environmental effects (particularly in regard to transport and access, access to public open space and views, and community and business disruption) which should be addressed in any approval of consent for AC36. We seek that a number of consent conditions are applied around consent duration and plans to manage effects in a co-ordinated way.
Our submission to Auckland Council's draft Development Contribution (DC) Policy asks that the council considers options for improving the fairness of its rating policy and the approach to allocating expenditure to DCs versus general rates.
Our submission on Auckland's RLTP and Regional Fuel Tax acknowledged our strong interest in getting Auckland’s transport right to ensure we unlock the city’s potential and meet the access needs for a growing city centre.
Our submission to Auckland Council's 10-Year budget, The Auckland Plan and Waste Management and Minimisation Plan included transport funding, city centre transformation, arts and culture, rates, homelessness and waste as key points.
Our submission to Auckland Council regarding the Resource Consent application made by Panuku Development Auckland for the hosting of America's Cup supports the hosting of the event in Auckland's city centre and seeks assurance that we are investing in infrastructure that will deliver a positive economic, social and environmental benefit for Auckland.
Auckland’s Business Improvement Districts (or ‘BIDs’) are 48 areas across the region where local businesses have agreed to work together, with support from Auckland Council, to improve their business environment and attract new businesses and customers.
Heart of the City has been advocating strongly for a holistic and integrated approach to transport planning in the city centre that has great place making front of mind. We are heartened to see recent moves towards this approach by Auckland Transport in closer association with Auckland Council and hope to see this continue at pace.