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Planners Cautiously Welcome Government’s Fast Track Consenting During COVID-19 Recovery

Tuesday, 5 May 2020, 9:56 am | NZ Planning Institute

The New Zealand Planning Institute (NZPI) cautiously welcomes the Government’s announcement of fast-tracked consenting for eligible development and infrastructure projects, but says it is important that environmental and community outcomes are ... More >>

Planners Join Government In Urging Councils To Keep Consenting

Tuesday, 21 April 2020, 3:06 pm | NZ Planning Institute

The lockdown is a prime opportunity for councils to clear any consent backlogs, minimising potential delays to development projects when restrictions end, the New Zealand Planning Institute (NZPI) said today. “We support the Government’s appeal ... More >>

Creating inclusive cities among top planning challenges

Thursday, 30 January 2020, 9:27 am | NZ Planning Institute

New Zealand needs to up its game on building inclusive cities that reflect our increasingly diverse communities, claims the New Zealand Planning Institute (NZPI). More >>

Range of measures needed to assess city ‘competitiveness'

Thursday, 9 May 2019, 2:33 pm | NZ Planning Institute

A more comprehensive and holistic set of measures is needed to assess and report on the capability, functionality and ‘health’ of New Zealand’s cities and towns, says the New Zealand Planning Institute (NZPI). More >>

Community-led urban development recognised at awards

Saturday, 6 April 2019, 2:51 pm | NZ Planning Institute

Christchurch City Council’s community-led revitalisation initiative has achieved the supreme accolade at tonight’s (5 April) New Zealand Planning Institute (NZPI) awards. Following the 2010/11 Christchurch earthquakes, the Council has applied a ... More >>

NZPI conference to discuss NZ’s biggest planning issues

Monday, 1 April 2019, 9:27 am | NZ Planning Institute

Urban growth, climate change and water quality are some of the biggest issues facing our planners in 2019, according to the New Zealand Planning Institute (NZPI). More >>

NZ an ‘innovation lab’ for climate change

Friday, 8 March 2019, 1:53 pm | NZ Planning Institute

New Zealand an ‘innovation lab’ for climate change – international planning expert New Zealand has the opportunity to be a climate change “innovation lab” for the rest of the world, according to international planning expert and former ... More >>

Urban growth, climate change and water quality key issues

Wednesday, 23 January 2019, 11:30 am | NZ Planning Institute

Urban growth, climate change and water quality are some of the biggest issues facing our planners in 2019, according to the New Zealand Planning Institute (NZPI). More >>

NPDC’s digital draft district plan recognized

Saturday, 24 March 2018, 12:08 pm | NZ Planning Institute

New Plymouth District Council’s trail-blazing work to create digital draft district plan has been recognized with a major award from New Zealand’s top planning body. More >>

NZPI Conference to Tackle Big Planning Issues

Tuesday, 20 March 2018, 4:23 pm | NZ Planning Institute

Water quality and availability, rapid urbanisation, and the impact of natural hazards and climate change are among the top three planning issues to be discussed at the New Zealand Planning Institute’s conference Breaking New Ground held in Tauranga ... More >>

NZPI: Biggest environmental challenges NZ will face in 2018

Monday, 5 February 2018, 9:45 am | NZ Planning Institute

NZPI reveals biggest environmental challenges New Zealand will face in 2018 Water quality and availability, rapid urbanisation, and the impact of natural hazards and climate change are the top three planning issues affecting New Zealand in 2018 and ... More >>

Excellence in disaster response recognised

Saturday, 8 April 2017, 11:38 am | NZ Planning Institute

Excellence in disaster response recognised in national planning awards A joint response to complex planning and technical challenges following the Canterbury Earthquakes of 2010 and 2011 in parts of the Waimakariri District north of Christchurch has achieved ... More >>

RMA reforms, urban development and natural hazards

Sunday, 2 April 2017, 8:19 pm | NZ Planning Institute

RMA reforms, urban development and natural hazards key issues for 2017 – NZPI Resource Management Act reforms, urban development and natural hazards will be the top three planning issues affecting New Zealand in 2017, according to the New Zealand Planning ... More >>

RMA reforms, urban development & natural hazards key issues

Tuesday, 13 December 2016, 2:03 pm | NZ Planning Institute

Resource Management Act reforms, urban development and natural hazards will be the top three planning issues affecting New Zealand in 2017, according to the New Zealand Planning Institute (NZPI). More >>

NZ to take major role in Pacific Island Planners Association

Tuesday, 25 October 2016, 9:20 am | NZ Planning Institute

Key New Zealand and global experts attending ‘The Planning for Sustainable Development’ conference in Fiji will address central issues facing planners and local and central government practitioners around the world, with a particular focus on the Pacific. More >>

An improved, simplified and streamlined RMA better for all

Monday, 30 November 2015, 3:41 pm | NZ Planning Institute

November 30, 2015 The Resource Legislation Amendment Bill before Parliament this week seeks to simplify and streamline the planning processes which would be good for all Kiwis, the New Zealand Planning Institute (NZPI) chair Bryce Julyan says. ... More >>

Need for Constructive Solutions on Affordable Housing

Wednesday, 30 September 2015, 1:40 pm | NZ Planning Institute

In a recent set speech the Hon Bill English has once again attributed inequality, poverty and the lack of affordable housing within New Zealand to ‘planners’, citing Auckland as the ‘most evident indication of the problem.’ More >>

NZPI’s “Back to the Future” Conference

Saturday, 18 April 2015, 11:50 am | NZ Planning Institute

Young Planners and Maori Focused Projects Shine at NZPI’s “Back to the Future” Conference More >>

Planning Awards panel begins looking over nominations

Monday, 2 March 2015, 5:34 pm | NZ Planning Institute

Planning Awards panel begins looking over nominations Nominations have closed for the New Zealand Planning Institute (NZPI) Awards covering 2014, and the judges are now considering them. Awards include the Wallace Ross Graduate Award for undertaking ... More >>

Don’t scapegoat the RMA, say planners

Tuesday, 3 February 2015, 1:57 pm | NZ Planning Institute

Building and Housing Minister, the Hon. Nick Smith, last month stood in front of 80,000 pages of printed regulations and blamed the Resource Management Act for slowing the development of new housing. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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