ERA Chairman told the Transport Plan hearings employers are wary of public transport. Read how the Herald reported this.
The ERA is concerned over the growing roll at Ellerslie School and wonders if any Ellerslie residents have had their children refused entry. One Tree Hill resident rejected from Ellerslie School See NZ Herald item
Hewson Street, Ellerslie has been identified as one of the busiest streets in Auckland for callouts to Parking Wardens in order to clear parking blockages. Read the Herald report
Barfoot & Thompson managing director Peter Thompson predicted apartment construction in Greenlane, Ellerslie, Mt Eden, New Lynn, possibly Grey Lynn and Takapuna. Read what the Herald reported.
The NZ Herald reports that the Summerset Group has bought 3.8 ha site in Ellerslie. Does that mean a new retirement village for Ellerslie? Read the Herald report.
Council aims to encourage centre-of-town living and Mrs Hulse said the council was looking at increasing allowable heights in town centres throughout the city.
New low-rise apartment blocks are predicted to be built this year in Greenlane, Ellerslie, Mt Eden, New Lynn, possibly Grey Lynn and Takapuna she says. Ellerslie Residents Association ERA asks where? Read the Herald report.
Schools like Ellerslie School are being forced to build out or build up putting playground space at a premium (Herald of Sunday 6 January). School Playing Fields could be a dream Read what the Herald reported.
Auckland asking price eases but inventory down to equivalent of 15 weeks of sales. It seems like Ellerslie Property Listings fail to keep up with the current demand. Read what the Herald rported.
Information on Ellerslie house prices (NZ Herald Property Report Dec 2012):
E-value estimate of average value 30/09/2012: $612,556
Median price change in 3 years to 30/09/2012: 25.1%
Super City’s consultation of Brisbane heritage protection champion is an encouraging move. At last the powers that be within the Super City are floating an idea Read the Herald report.
The ERA has lent its voice to the Character Coalition which has been formed to pressure the Auckland Council to include adequate protection for character and heritage into the Auckland Unitary Plan. Read the Herald report.