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33 days ago

Auckland Council needs to stop driving people out of their homes.

Jay from New Lynn

Every house in New Lynn is now being sold as a "development opportunity". Intensive terraced and multiunit developments are going up everywhere driving existing residents out of their homes and resulting in massive loss of greenspace and trees. This council clearly doesn't give a toss about climate change. These new developments are purely for the benefit of offshore investors who are still allowed to buy new builds. Many of the new units are still empty, priced out of reach of first home buyers. Now a massive new 5 storey development is planned for Rata Street plus others in the neighbourhood. They are all issued non notified consents in spite of multiple infringements. This council needs to be held accountable.

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Lorna Thornber Reporter from Stuff Travel

Hi everyone,
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Do you like the design of the new Team New Zealand's America's Cup vessel?
  • 80.3% Yes
    80.3% Complete
  • 19.7% No
    19.7% Complete
512 votes