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Resources for research into the history of urbanization of Auckland
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Villa | BRANZ Renovate

Villa | BRANZ Renovate | Auckland City - Geography | Scoop.it
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Villa, bungalow, art deco, houses of the 1940-60's and 1970's. Check all these out. Lots of historical information.

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14. South-eastern suburbs: industrial heartland – Auckland places – Te Ara Encyclopedia of New Zealand

14. South-eastern suburbs: industrial heartland – Auckland places – Te Ara Encyclopedia of New Zealand | Auckland City - Geography | Scoop.it
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Industrial and Commercial Centre – Te Ara Encyclopedia of New Zealand

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Brief history of the development of industry in Auckland.

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Mount Eden Village - Auckland - New Zealand.

Mount Eden Village - Auckland - New Zealand. | Auckland City - Geography | Scoop.it
The Mount Eden Village website is an information site about Mt Eden / Maungawhau and is designed to bring together business and community interests.
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Demographic transformation of inner city Auckland

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A wealth of information

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New borders set for growth

The urban fence is changing. A new development boundary giving Auckland room to grow will replace the metropolitan urban limits set under present planning rules.
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Auckland pushes for high-rise living

Auckland pushes for high-rise living | Auckland City - Geography | Scoop.it
Auckland Council is advocating high-rise living to put an end to the city's urban sprawl.
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Auckland's new public transport plan - Motoring - NZ Herald Videos

Auckland's new public transport plan - Motoring - NZ Herald Videos | Auckland City - Geography | Scoop.it
Auckland Transport is proposing a simpler, more integrated public transport network which enables improved access to more destinations through better connections and, on key routes, a regular frequent all day service.
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A video that includes technological advances that are being implemented.

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Urban Auckland - The Auckland Plan | Auckland Council

Urban Auckland - The Auckland Plan | Auckland Council | Auckland City - Geography | Scoop.it
Auckland expects it’s urban environment to be as beautiful as it’s natural environment.
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Good background information.

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An Otara timeline

An Otara timeline | Auckland City - Geography | Scoop.it

Includes a selection of significant or representative events in the life of Otara from 1955 to 2010

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Reflections on Auckland Planning: Essay: Auckland Transport & Land Use Planning

Joel Cayford is a Planner specialising in urban, infrastructure, and economic development planning.This post contains an essay submitted as part of student course work for the Planning 100 "Introduction to Planning" course taught by him this year at Planning School, University of Auckland.The essay is by Sarah Heritage, who has kindly given permission for it to be published here

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A brief history of Auckland's urban form

Published by the Auckland Regional Council, gives historical information of Auckland's urban growth.

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Early motorways of Auckland

Early motorways of Auckland | Auckland City - Geography | Scoop.it
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There is also a link to a map showing staged developments to Auckland's state highway network at bottom of webpage

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Westfield St Luke’s shopping centre

Westfield St Luke’s shopping centre | Auckland City - Geography | Scoop.it
There are six Westfield Shopping Centres in Auckland, all are exceptionally child friendly with parent rooms and buggys and cars for hire. Some even have drop-in creches.
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An overview of its existence. Includes links to other major shopping centres in the Westfield chain.

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geographybylizz - Urban Settlements - Auckland Urban Change

geographybylizz - Urban Settlements - Auckland Urban Change | Auckland City - Geography | Scoop.it
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Resources tailored to this topic, good timeline (suggest you verify these facts as they may have been sourced from Wikipedia and it is advisable to cross reference.) Some links may not work.

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A history of Manukau City Centre

A history of Manukau City Centre | Auckland City - Geography | Scoop.it
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Comprehensive history of the development of South Auckland, including the Great South Road, the Southern motorway, and Manukau City Centre.

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High-rise in Auckland's suburbs - National - NZ Herald News

High-rise in Auckland's suburbs - National - NZ Herald News | Auckland City - Geography | Scoop.it
Aucklanders are being asked to adapt to a new way of life that includes having more high-rise and small-size apartments to cope with squeezing another one million residents into the
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Waitakere News: Is the Government set to undermine Auckland's Metropolitan Urban Limit?

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Offers some insights about the issues between urban sprawl and intensification

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beehive.govt.nz - Kick-starting Auckland Transport Projects

beehive.govt.nz - Kick-starting Auckland Transport Projects | Auckland City - Geography | Scoop.it
beehive.govt.nz - The official website of the New Zealand Government
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Major transport projects to develop and improve transport in Auckland.

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Auckland before public transport – Public transport – Te Ara Encyclopedia of New Zealand

Auckland before public transport – Public transport – Te Ara Encyclopedia of New Zealand | Auckland City - Geography | Scoop.it
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Manukau topics

'Manukau topics' provides access to brief histories of Counties-Manukau communities, information on selected historic sites and buildings in the area, and essays on a range of other historical topics.

Of particular interest is Transmission Lines in South Auckland, and topics in the transport section.

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Manukau City Library Footprints - Digital images library

Manukau City Library Footprints - Digital images library | Auckland City - Geography | Scoop.it

Search through this database to find images by theme, location or by time period. Please respect and adhere to copyright on these images.

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11. Western suburbs: Ponsonby to Hillsborough - Auckland places - Te Ara Encyclopedia of New Zealand

11. Western suburbs: Ponsonby to Hillsborough - Auckland places - Te Ara Encyclopedia of New Zealand | Auckland City - Geography | Scoop.it

Information about Auckland's inner suburbs. To view info on all suburbs you need to click to next page at bottom of page.

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