Auckland

You get what you pay for, goes the old saying, and a new study out of New Zealand makes the case that when it comes investing in bike infrastructure, it's best to invest in quality.
Aug 18, 2014   FastCompany Exist
(The following article first appeared as a blog post on the “Shape Auckland” website of Auckland City Council, associated with the City’s process to create a new city-wide Unitary Plan. Opinion
Nov 18, 2013   By Brent Toderian
In a quest to develop a plan to house the additional 1 million people expected to grow New Zealand's largest city in the next 30 years, Auckland is asking residents to submit ideas by using a "housing simulator" game.
Apr 23, 2013   Fast Company Co.Exist
An innovate plan to reconceive Auckland's transit network from the ground up led by Jarrett Walker demonstrates the dramatic efficiencies that can be gained, without additional cost, by increasing transfers.
Oct 11, 2012   Human Transit
After many, many, many failures-to-launch, Auckland may finally be taking its waterfront seriously. A series of articles in <em>The New Zealand Herald</em> explores the waterfront's disappointing past and promising future.
Sep 30, 2012   The New Zealand Herald
Over the past year and a half more than 40 street poles have suffered damages, Paul Chapman reports, as Aukland prostitutes employ the poles for exotic dances.
Jul 19, 2012   The Telegraph
In case the everyday theater of urban street life isn't quite adequate in an age of $200 million Hollywood blockbusters, a design collective from Auckland, New Zealand has created a way to turn any stoop into a mini cinema.
Jul 13, 2012   Architizer
Ariel Schwartz reports on an art project turning Seattle's trees an electric shade of blue in an effort to raise awareness of them.
Apr 12, 2012   Fast Company Co.Exist
Owen McShane argues the newly consolidated Auckland Region government is turning to rail transit initiatives without any evidence that such projects actually work.
Dec 6, 2010   New Geography
Already criticized for its sprawl, the largest city in New Zealand is putting on its game face as it prepares to host its largest sporting event ever - the 2011 Rugby World Cup.
Mar 10, 2010   The New Zealand Herald
<p>As commuters face delays and frustrations with aging infrastructure, the government in Auckland, New Zealand has announced plans to invest more than $1 billion in its regional rail system.</p>
Mar 5, 2008   The New Zealand Herald