"The Final Straw for the RMA?" published in RM Journal
Mon Sept. 26th 2016
“The Final Straw for the RMA? Some shortcomings of the Resource Legislation Amendment Bill 2015” has been published in the latest edition of the Resource Management Journal.
AUP appeals lodged – legal effect and weighting
Wed Sept. 21st 2016
About 100 appeals have been lodged. Where an AUP provision is not the subject of any appeals, the AUP is deemed to be approved - the ODP can be disregarded. Where any AUP provisions that apply to a site are subject to appeal, both the ODP and the Decisions Version of the AUP have legal effect and questions of the relative weighting of the plans will arise.
Auckland Housing: Time to address demand?
Thu Sept. 15th 2016
The first lesson in Economics 101 is the Law of Supply and Demand; the two factors which determine the availability of commodities and price in an unregulated economy.
Consent granted for completion of Orewa development
Fri Sept. 2nd 2016
Orewa-based developer, Coastal Properties, has been successful in obtaining consent for the third stage of an integrated development in Grand Drive, Orewa.
Seminar: Unitary Plan, light at the end of the tunnel?
Thu Sept. 1st 2016
Sue Simons, together with Vijay Lala from Tattico, were speakers at a lunch seminar hosted by the Property Council of New Zealand on 31 August 2016.