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The Resource Management (Enabling Housing Supply and Other Matters) Amendment Act was enacted in December 2021. This introduced the Medium Density Residential Standards (MDRS), which are aimed at increasing housing supply and choice across our largest urban areas by enabling the
Waka Kotahi has launched a new innovation fund, Hoe ki angitū, and wants to hear from innovators with solutions to some of the problems facing transport in New Zealand. Hoe ki angitū, a $15 million innovation fund, will support and accelerate
Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington PhD student Maggie MacKinnon’s research investigates the role buildings could play in enhancing urban green infrastructure. Rapid and increasing urbanisation results in habitat loss and degradation and is a primary threat to
Following the consideration of 966 submissions and 183 presentations of oral evidence in just under three weeks, the Environment Committee has presented its report on the Resource Management (Enabling Housing Supply and Other Matters) Amendment Bill to the House. Some of the