Redevelopment of the former Avondale Returned Services Association site and adjoining land will soon commence to provide for more than 150 new dwellings, townhouses and terraced homes of various sizes and configurations.

The development, located between 1 and 7 Layard Street, Avondale, will be known as Rosebank Ridge in recognition of the elevation and views offered by the site.

It will feature a mix of housing types matched to current shortages including smaller one-bedroom units and larger three- and four-bedroom terraced homes. The apartments, terraces and townhouses will be affordable and likely to be priced between $350,000 and $800,000.

The building’s design will assist in the growth and rejuvenation of the Avondale precinct. The developer is currently progressing with a resource consent application.

It is hoped the development will be in part complete and ready for occupation by December 2016.

Akepiro Street, Mt Eden

Ockham Residential plans to develop 11 Akepiro Street into 27 new apartments. The affordable homes within the development, which will include one and two bedroom units, will be priced at between $340,000 and $380,000.

The land, which is zoned mixed use under the Proposed Auckland Unitary Plan, is currently occupied by a single level commercial warehouse.

Consent was granted in February 2015 for the construction of a six-level building with 27 apartments and  a café.

Ockham Residential intends to have the building ready for habitation by December 2015.

 

Albany Highway – Albany

This area includes the property at 153 Albany Highway, Unsworth Heights. It is intended that this be developed into approximately 112 new sections and dwellings.

 

Barrack Road, Mt Wellington

It is intended that some of this area be developed into approximately 40 new sections and dwellings.

Bellfield Road, Papakura

The former Papakura Golf Course, and adjoining property at 117 Opaheke Road which borders the new Opaheke Park, will eventually accommodate approximately 350 homes in an area of high demand.

The new owner of the properties, Motleon Limited, the Principal of whom is Sir Noel Robinson, has embarked upon a master-planned development of the properties that will integrate with Opaheke Park.

As part of the development, Motleon will pay to uplift a public encumbrance on the former golf course property. That money will be spent on improvements and facilities at Opaheke Park to benefit the local community.

Motleon is undertaking detailed storm water modelling, and other technical work, in order to be able to progress consents for the development the land.

Belmont, Pukekohe

The Belmont development will provide for a mix of housing types, matched to current shortages. These will include smaller two and three-bedroom units and larger four and five-bedroom houses. The development also includes 13 hectares of parks and reserves. An additional 4 hectares has been purchased by the Ministry of Education for a school.

Bremner Road, Drury

A development at Bremner Road, Drury will yield approximately 1000 – 1500 new homes over 7 – 9 years. Developer Karaka and Drury Ltd plans to have the first residential housing ready for habitation by the end of 2017, and the entire development completed by 2025.

Brightside Road, Stanmore Bay

The development at 85–89 Brightside Road is for approximately 40 new homes over two years. The proposed apartment development will also provide car parking spaces, pedestrian connections and landscaping. The wider site is comprehensively designed to be mixed use.

The land is zoned Mixed Use in the Proposed Auckland Unitary Plan.

The Ozone Apartment Limited intends to have the first residential housing ready for by the end of 2017.

Bute Road, Browns Bay

The site at 4 Bute Road, Browns Bay will be developed for retail at ground level with four levels of apartments above, comprising 54 residential units plus accompanying car parking.

The residential units are a mix of one-bedroom (77m2) inclusive of balconies and two-bedrooms (88m2) inclusive of balconies.

The relocation of the former New World supermarket has allowed for the development.

The proposed scheme has been developed in close liaison with local real estate agents who have identified significant demand, particularly from older residents seeking to downsize and remain in the suburb.

Clarks Beach Road, Clarks Beach

The development at 137 Clarks Beach Road is for an initial qualifying development of approximately 120 sites over three to four years. It will also comprise a neighbourhood commercial centre and a new early childhood education centre. The subject land comprises a total area of over 50 hectares and will eventually provide some 700 new homes. The affordable homes within the development will be priced at approximately $550,000.

This development will also provide a mix of housing types, matched to current shortages, including two bedroom and larger three and four bedroom homes. It will also include several super lots for subsequent subdivision and development.

Knight Investments welcome the opportunity to be included in this SHA. It is intended that the first residential housing be ready for occupation in 2018 with the entire first qualifying development of 120 homes to be constructed at a rate of 30 to 50 homes per annum. It will be completed by 2021 with the balance of the development planned for 2021 onwards.

Clinker Place & Thom Street, New Lynn

The Housing New Zealand development of over 1ha at Thom Street could provide up to 130-180 new dwellings once complete. The first stage of new dwellings on the site will be finished over the next three years.

The site is well located with good connections to the New Lynn town centre, public transport and is near a primary school. The site’s redevelopment will enable better utilisation of the land and increase the supply of housing.

Housing New Zealand will work with Auckland Council to master-plan the site to ensure a high quality and liveable community is achieved. The development will produce compact one, two and three-bedroom dwellings.

The Housing New Zealand land currently contains 16 existing dwellings and is zoned Terrace Housing and Apartment Buildings under the Proposed Auckland Unitary Plan.

This is one example of a number of projects where Housing New Zealand is planning to work with others to deliver state housing alongside other types of in demand housing.

The planned development for Clinker Place, New Lynn may yield around 600 new homes or sites. The site of the development is currently empty and once accommodated the iconic Crown Lynn factory.

College Hill, Ponsonby

Mansons TCLM Ltd plans to develop 99 College Hill, Freemans Bay into approximately 40-50 new homes over two-to-three years. The proposed residential development will consist of apartment style dwellings, to supplement the current shortages, including a combination of two-bedroom units and larger three-bedroom units.

The site is zoned a combination of Mixed Use and Single House zone under the Proposed Auckland Unitary Plan.

Mansons TCLM Ltd has been progressing a consent for the development of the land. This will include earthworks, construction of a basement level and development of the residential units and associated areas.

Mansons TCLM Ltd intends to complete the entire development and have it ready for habitation by late 2017.

Corner Cornwall Park Avenue and Great South Road, Greenlane

Golden Key Development (NZ) Ltd plans to develop 65 new apartments at 115 Great South Road, Greenlane.

The development will include one- and two-bedroom units. The land is zoned Terrace Housing and Apartment Buildings under the Proposed Auckland Unitary Plan.

Golden Key Development is progressing the preparation of the resource consent for the apartment development, which it plans to complete by January 2018.

Corner Great North Road and Walsall Street, Avondale

It is intended that some of this area be developed into approximately 36 new dwellings.

Crows Road, Swanson

This area includes the properties at 1-11 and 10 Crows Road, 161 Birdwood Road, and 8 Yelash Road, Massey. It is intended that some of this area be developed into approximately 277 new sections and dwellings.

Don Buck Road, Massey Cluster

Development at 432 and 434 Don Buck Road

The development at 432 and 434 Don Buck Road, Massey is for approximately 50 new residential apartments over the next 1 to 2 years. The affordable homes within the development will be priced at between $420,000 and $500,000.

 

The developer has been progressing a qualifying development consent for the development of the land. This will include earthworks across the site; construction of a semi-basement car parking level and development of the apartment buildings and residential units.

The developer is pleased to be included in an SHA noting that there is an intention to have the first residential housing ready for habitation by mid-2017, with the entire development completed by late 2017.

Development at 410 – 412 and Part of 408 Don Buck Road

The development at 410 – 412 and Part of 408 Don Buck Road, Massey is for approximately 56 new homes within two apartment buildings, one of which contains seven retail outlets at ground floor level. The development will be completed in two stages over the next year two years. The affordable homes within the development will be priced at between $450,000 and $550,000.

HJW Property Development Ltd. has been progressing a consent for the initial development of the land. This will include earthworks, access and establishment of other infrastructure in order to facilitate the development. They are pleased to be included in an SHA noting that there is an intention to have the first residential housing ready for habitation by the mid- to late 2017, with the entire development completed by mid-2018.

East Coast Road, Pine Hill

A development at 586 and 588 East Coast Rd will yield approximately 39 new apartments over the next 24 to 36 months.

The development will provide one, two and three-bedroom apartments; the affordable homes within the development will be priced between $400,000 and $550,000. There is an intention to have the residential housing project completed in the early part of 2017.

Around a third of the site will be landscaped. The land is zoned Mixed Housing Urban under the Proposed Auckland Unitary Plan.

Flat Bush School Road

 

The development at Flat Bush School Road, controlled by Auckland Council Property Limited (ACPL), is for approximately 400 new household units and sites offering a mix of housing types.

The land is vacant. It is zoned Terraced Housing and Apartments under the Proposed Auckland Unitary Plan.

The site is important in assisting us to achieve the Auckland Plan outcomes and for the future of the adjoining Ormiston Town Centre.

ACPL will be entering into a development agreement with a private sector partner to facilitate this land development opportunity.

Flat Bush Strategic Area

A plan variation was lodged in December 2014 to rezone this area to Mixed Housing Urban, Mixed housing Suburban and Neighbourhood Centre zones for a potential of 1700 sections.

It is intended that some of this area be developed into approximately 4,467 new sections and dwellings.

George Terrace, Onehunga

The site on the corner of George Terrace and Church Street, Onehunga is proposed to be developed as new apartment buildings provide for a mix of housing types, along with ground floor commercial retail space.

The site is zoned Mixed Use and occupied by several small warehouses, which is close to Onehunga Mall and the revitalised beachfront at the Onehunga Bay Reserve

Great North Road – Strategic SHA

A resource consent was granted in October 2014 for 367-375 Great North Rd. This was for a six-level apartment building with 24 dwellings and basement parking.

A consent was approved in May 2015 for 189 and 193-197 Great North Road, and 1 Turakina Street, Grey Lynn. This is for the construction of a part-two, part-six storey mixed-use building to accommodate 43 residential units, two commercial units, parking and access.

The entire strategic area may yield as many as 1000 new dwellings and sections.

Great North Road, Grey Lynn

The development at 667 Great North Road is for approximately 50 new apartments over a two year period. The affordable homes within the development will be priced at between $495,000 and $525,000.

The Great North Road development will also provide a mix of housing types, matched to current shortages, likely to include 1, 2 and 3 bedroom units.

The land is currently being used as motor vehicle sales and service yards and is fully paved, containing three former dwellings and a service shed. It is zoned Terrace Housing and Apartment Building under the Proposed Auckland Unitary Plan, which was notified on 30 September 2013.

667 Great North Road Limited has been progressing a qualifying development consent for the initial development of the land. This will include site development works and a unit title subdivision. They are pleased to be included in an SHA noting that there is an intention to have the entire development completed by mid-2018.

Haverstock Road, Sandringham

This area includes the properties at 98-130 Haverstock Road (even numbers only), Sandringham. It is intended that some of this area be developed into about 33 new sections and dwellings.

Hillary Crescent, Belmont

Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Whai Rawa Limited (Whai Rawa) will look to develop 8.4ha of its landholdings on Auckland’s North Shore

The land, commonly known as the Hillary Block, is situated on the northern side of Eversleigh Road, Belmont.

There are currently 82 houses on the land and Whai Rawa plans to develop approximately 300 dwellings over a five year period commencing in 2018.

Hingaia

The Special Housing Area at Hingaia covers most of the Hingaia Peninsula and includes several developments and additional landholdings.

1. A development at Hayfield Way, Hingaia is expected to provide for approximately 570 new homes or sites to be developed over the next three to four years.

The land, totalling about 50ha at the western end of the Hingaia Peninsula, is currently used for farming and rural-residential lifestyle purposes.

It is anticipated that the development will provide a mix of housing types, and will be an extension to the quality residential development already taking place in Hingaia.

2. Hugh Green Group will develop a large-scale subdivision at Hingaia South. The 82-hectare area at 144-200 Park Estate Road will result in approximately 1250 new sites over about 10 years. The first of these should be ready for construction by summer 2015/2016.

The rezoning, subdivision and resulting development is expected to provide a mix of housing types. The development also includes parks and reserves such as a new access-way to the Drury Creek esplanade reserve and coastal margins.

The land, which is currently vacant and also used for cattle rearing, is located at a prominent southerly location to the entrance to Auckland.

3. Parklands Properties Limited will develop a site at 72 Hingaia Road to accommodate approximately 250 new homes over the next two-to-five years.

The development will provide a mix of housing types, including smaller three-bedroom and larger four-bedroom homes. The development will also include some areas of open space in the form of reserve areas.

The relatively flat pastoral farmland, which is currently vacant, is located next to the Southern motorway and has good proximity to the Papakura interchange. Parklands Properties intends to have the entire development completed within the next five years.

4. A development on land north of Hingaia Road and bordered by Oakland Road and the existing Karaka Large Lot Area (known as Hingaia 1B) is for approximately 600 new homes or sites over five years.

The Hingaia 1B development will also provide a mix of housing types, matched to current shortages, including smaller three-bedroom units and larger four and five-bedroom homes. The development also includes approximately 30ha of parks and reserves.

The land is currently in large lot rural format with easy contoured flat topography.

The land owner group (KARLA) are progressing a consent for the initial development of the land. This will include earthworks; stream works, roads, wastewater and stormwater systems and open space reserves.  The development proposal will provide a subdivision concept plan for the immediate development and construction of the proposed housing formats.

5. Hingaia Karaka Lakes South
A plan variation application at 65 and 95 Hinau Road, and 241 Park Estate Road, Papakura was lodged in August 2014 to rezone this area to Mixed Housing Suburban for a potential 400 sections.
A second plan variation application at 65 and 95 Hinau Road, and 241 Park Estate Road, Papakura was lodged in December 2014 to rezone this area to Mixed Housing Suburban for a potential 400 sections. Once this is accepted by council the first plan variation will be withdrawn.

Hobsonville Point (Catalina Precinct) and Marine Industry Precinct

The Catalina Precinct development, by Hobsonville Land Company (HLC), will provide for approximately 700 new homes over three years.

Ten per cent of homes in the precinct, located to the south-east of the Hobsonville Point Peninsula, will be priced under $400,000. An additional 10 per cent will be priced between $400,000 and $485,000.

A resource consent was granted on 4 August 2014 for 167 Clark Road, Hobsonville. This was an Integrated Resource Consent for a superlot subdivision and land use consent for the Catalina Precinct at Hobsonville Peninsula.

The development will provide a mix of housing types, matched to current shortages, including smaller one-bedroom units and larger four and five-bedroom homes.

The land is vacant. It is zoned Mixed Housing Urban and Terrace Housing and Apartments under the Proposed Auckland Unitary Plan.

HLC has been progressing earthworks consents to be lodged in December 2013, to allow bulk earthworks to commence early in 2014.

HLC intends to have the first residential housing ready for habitation by early 2016, with the entire development completed by 2019.

In addition to the Catalina Precinct development, a site at Hobsonville Point will be developed in this Special Housing Area by Auckland Council Property Limited (ACPL).

The 10ha development at Buckley Avenue, Hobsonville was part of the Marine Industry Precinct that has been reduced in size due to limited demand from the marine industry.

The number of homes for the development has yet to be determined, but could be between 300 and 400 dwellings.

ACPL is undertaking a master planning exercise of the site; it is likely that the development will provide a mix of housing types that meet market demand.

The land is vacant and is zoned Mixed Housing Urban under the Proposed Auckland Unitary Plan.

The site is important in assisting us its to achieve the Auckland Plan outcomes and for the future of the wider Hobsonville Point area.

Huapai Triangle

A proposal for a residential development on Station and Nobilo Roads at Huapai by a group of landowners will provide around 2000 additional homes in a mixed housing development, offering a range of dwelling types and sizes.

A plan variation application was lodged in September 2014 to rezone this area to live residential zones. It has the potential for 1200 sections, with 120 of those within the first qualifying development consent application.

As a Special Housing Area, developers in the Huapai Triangle will need to give consideration to the affordability of houses built in the area using various available options.

One potential option is for developers to provide seven per cent of the expected total number of proposed dwellings at no more than 75 per cent of the Auckland median house price.

As a guide, the median house price in August 2013 was $563,000, meaning that around 140 houses will need to be provided at a cost of about $422,000 or less.

The land, located just south of the railway line at Huapai Village, is comprised of a mix of small and larger rural lots. A large winery is located on Station Road and the land is close to Huapai School.

Jordan Avenue, Onehunga

This area includes the properties at 2, 4, 1-9 Jordan Avenue, 91-97, 109 and 117 Mt Smart Road (odd numbers only), 6–22 Wade Avenue (even numbers only), 1-41, 45-47 Cameron Street (odd numbers only), and 80-94 Grey Street (even numbers only), Onehunga. Some of this existing residential area could be redeveloped to potentially contain up to 325 dwellings.

Housing New Zealand is currently assessing its coordinated land development strategy in Auckland to better utilise its significant land holding. As this will require detailed site and design investigations across all its SHAs, the information provided above is purely indicative. Updated information will be provided when available on the Housing New Zealand website.

Kelmarna Avenue, Herne Bay

The development at 1 Kelmarna Avenue is for approximately 70 new homes over three years.

The proposed development will also provide a mix of housing types, matched to current shortages, including smaller 1-bedroom units and larger two-and-three bedroom units. The development will also include retail areas on the ground floor.

The land is currently occupied by a food and beverage premises with on-site car parking. It is zoned Local Centre – Jervois Road.

Mansons intend to have the first residential housing ready for habitation by 2017, with the entire development completed by 2018.

Khyber Pass Road, Newmarket

A resource consent was granted to Ockham Residential in August 2014 for 246 Khyber Pass Road and 4-6 Huntly Road, Newmarket . This was for a six-storey mixed-use building to accommodate:

  • Option 1: 57 residential units, a 150m2 cafe and 277m2 of commercial floor space, or
  • Option 2: 61 residential units and a 166m2 café.

The consent also includes two levels of basement parking for 77 vehicles and 66 bicycles with associated site works, including earthworks, installation of services, formation of new vehicle access, and landscaping. This consent includes approximately 6 affordable units

Kingdon Street, Newmarket

New Investments Limited plans to develop 10 Kingdon Street, Newmarket for approximately 60 new apartments over two years.

The development will provide a mix of apartment types, matched to current shortages, including smaller one-bedroom units and larger two-and-three bedroom homes. The affordable homes within the development will be priced at between $325,000 and $350,000.

The Kingdon Street property is well located in a desirable part of Auckland, with innumerable state and private schools nearby, and Auckland University being a neighbour. The development is well located to amenities including parks and reserves. It is well serviced by bus and train transport, providing easy access into the CBD for workers.

The land is currently largely undeveloped with a two-storey retail building on half the site. It is zoned Mixed Use under the Proposed Auckland Unitary Plan.

New Investments has been progressing a consent application for the initial development of the land. This will include ground floor retail, two levels of car parks, as well as residential apartments. It intends to have the first residential housing ready for habitation by August 2017.

Lake Pupuke Drive, Takapuna

A development of Housing New Zealand land in Lake Pupuke Drive is to be amongst the first Housing New Zealand mixed community projects to be developed through Auckland’s Special Housing Areas.

Housing New Zealand welcomes the inclusion of its land as a Special Housing Area, which will enable the development of approximately 70 new dwellings to be delivered over the next three years. Within Takapuna, the location is well connected, accessible and has a very high level of amenity. The site is within an easy walk of the Takapuna centre and is well supported by public transport.

The development will provide improved housing choice within Takapuna with the development planned to include a mix of one and two-bedroom apartment units with options for some three-bedroom units.

This is one example of a number of projects where Housing New Zealand is planning to work with others to deliver state housing alongside other types of in-demand housing.

Larch Street, Avondale

The intention is to develop approximately 75 new residential apartments at 2129 Great North Road and 2 & 2A Larch Street, Avondale over the next two to three years.

The proposed development will provide a mix of studio, one bedroom, one bedroom plus study and two bedroom units. The affordable homes within the development will be priced between $420,000 and $500,000.

UZONE LIMITED are currently progressing a consent for this development. This will include earthworks across the site; construction of a basement car parking level and development of the apartment buildings and residential units. The development will also include a central communal amenity space, which will act as a focal point for future residents. It is intended to have the first units in Stage 1 completed by late 2016.

Layard Street, Avondale

Manukau Road, Epsom
McLarin Road, Glenbrook
McWhirter Block
Meadowbank Road, Meadowbank
Moire Road, Massey
Mokoia Road, Birkenhead
Mountain Road, Epsom
Mt Eden Road & Haul Road, Three Kings
New Lynn – Strategic SHA
New North Road, Kingsland
Northern Tamaki
Ockleston Landing, Hobsonville
Onehunga Mall, Onehunga
Oraha Road, Kumeu
Orakei – Ngati Whatua
Otahuhu Coast – Strategic SHA
Pacific Events Centre Drive, Manukau
Point View Drive, East Tamaki
Quarry Road, Drury
Racecourse Parade, Avondale
Rautawhiri Road, Helensville
Royal Road, Massey
Sandy Lane, Avondale
Scott Point, Sunderland Precinct, Hobsonville & surrounds
Silverdale
Spring Street, Onehunga
St Lukes Road, Mt Albert
St Marks Road, Remuera
Sunnybrae Road, Hillcrest
Takanini – Strategic SHA
Takanini Road, Takanini
Takapuna Strategic Area
Te Atatu Road, Te Atatu South
Walmsley Road, Mangere
Wesley College
West Hoe Heights, Orewa
Weymouth
Whenuapai Village


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