The Auckland Plan 2050

Auckland Council
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The Auckland Plan explained

The Auckland Plan is our long-term spatial plan to ensure Auckland grows in a way that will meet the opportunities and challenges of the future. ​It outlines the big issues facing Auckland and recommends the way in which Aucklanders and others involved in the future of Auckland can best respond to them. The Development Strategy and six outcomes look ahead to 2050. They consider how we will address the key challenges of high population growth and environmental degradation, and how we can ensure shared prosperity for all Aucklanders.

This is a draft plan. We would like to hear what you think about it, so that we can improve and finalise the plan.

The Draft Auckland Plan is open for consultation from 28 February to 8pm on 28 March 2018.

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Our research and engagement has identified six important areas in which we must make significant progress, so that Auckland can continue to be a place where people want to live, work and visit.

For each area the plan describes the desired outcome, why it is important for Auckland's future and what we need to focus on to bring about change.

Belonging and participation

All Aucklanders will be part of and contribute to society, access opportunities, and have the chance to develop to their full potential.

Read more about the Belonging and participation outcome

Māori identity and wellbeing

A thriving Māori identity is Auckland's point of difference in the world that advances prosperity for Māori and benefits all Aucklanders.

Read more about the Māori identity and wellbeing outcome

Homes and places

Aucklanders live in secure, healthy, and affordable homes, and have access to a range of inclusive public places.

Read more about the Homes and places outcome

Transport and access

Aucklanders will be more easily able to get to where they want to go, and will have choices about how they get around.

Read more about the Transport and access outcome

Environment and cultural heritage

Aucklanders preserve, protect and care for the natural environment as our shared cultural heritage for its intrinsic value, and for the benefit of present and future generations.

Read more about the Environment and cultural heritage outcome. 

Opportunity and prosperity

Auckland is prosperous with many opportunities and delivers a better standard of living for everyone.

Read more about the Opportunity and prosperity outcome

Development Strategy

How Auckland will grow and change

Last updated: 2018-02-28