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Introduction
Barriers and Implementation Difficulties
Role of Government
Coordination and Integration
Funding
Land Assembly
Planning and Development Control
Housing Supply, Choice and Affordability
International Models

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Introduction

Towards an Urban Transformation Framework for New Zealand
Report prepared for Ministry for the Environment, R. Neil Gray Strategic Projects (2006)

Assessing Agglomeration Impacts in Auckland: Linkages with Regional Strategies (.pdf)
Ascari Partners report to Auckland Regional Council (February 2007)

Social Implications of Housing Intensification in the Auckland Region (.pdf)
Report prepared for Auckland Regional Growth Forum (February 2005)

Catalyst Effect of Development
English Partnerships (The National Regeneration Agency) website (UK)

Transit Oriented Development
Reconnecting America website (USA)

Suburbs a Mile Too Far for Some
Wall Street Journal (17 June 2008)

Geography and the Inclusive Economy: A Regional Perspective
Claridge, M. (2001), New Zealand Treasury Working Paper 01/17

Cities and regions of sustainable communities: new strategies
Town and Country Planning, Cowans, J. (1 July 2006)

In the mix: a review of mixed income, mixed tenure and mixed communities (.pdf)
Joseph Rowntree Foundation, the Housing Corporation and English Partnerships; Rebecca Tunstall and Alex Fenton (2006)

Creating and sustaining mixed income communities: a good practice guide
Chartered Institute of Housing for the Joseph Rowntree Foundation (2006)

Housing assistance and disadvantaged places (.pdf)
AHURI Research & Policy Bulletin (2006)

Mixed communities: success and sustainability (.pdf)
Joseph Rowntree Foundation (March 2006) (UK)

Intensification within the MUL: Residential and Commercial Impacts (.pdf)
Report prepared by Ascari Ltd for Auckland Regional Council. Williamson, J., R. Paling & D. Waite (2007)

Key Economic and Urban Development Focus Areas (.pdf)
Report prepared for the Wellington Regional Strategy, Kemp, D. (2005)

Energy Risk to Activity Systems as a Function of Urban Form (.pdf)
Land Transport NZ Research Report 31, Dantas, A., Krumdieck, S., Page, S. (2006)

Cities, Urban Form and Sprawl: A European perspective
OCED, Transport Research Centre, Bannister, D. (2007)

Catalysing Positive Urban Change in New Zealand
Report prepared for Ministry for the Environment, SGS Economics and Planning (2006)

Urban Consolidation and Infrastructure Costs: A Research Roundup
Urbecon Newsletter, SGS Economics and Planning (December 2003)

Competitive Cities and Prosperous Economies: The Role of Urban Design
Report prepared for the Ministry for the Environment, SGS Economics and Planning (2006)

DHB Maps and Background Information from the Atlas of Socioeconomic Deprivation in New Zealand
NZDep 2006, Ministry of Health (2006)

Putting Childcare in the Picture: Why this service is a critical part on community infrastructure (.pdf)
American Planning Association Journal, Warner M., Anderson K, & Haddow G., Cornell University (June 2007)

Cultivating Connections Between Economic Development & Child Care: Driving Transportation and Child Care Together (.pdf)
Howell M., Cornell University (May 2006).


Barriers and Implementation Difficulties

Catalysing Positive Urban Change in New Zealand
Report prepared for Ministry for the Environment, SGS Economics and Planning (2006)

Developer Survey: Intensification in Auckland (.pdf)
Report developed for Auckland Regional Growth Forum (2006)


Role of Government

New Zealand Urban Design Protocol
Ministry for the Environment (2005)

The Value of Urban Design
Ministry for the Environment (2005)

Urban Design Case Studies
Ministry for the Environment (2005)

Urban Design Case Study: Addison Housing Development
Ministry for the Environment (2007)

Urban Design Case Studies: Local Government
Ministry for the Environment (2008)

Scope of a National Policy Statement on Urban Design - Background Paper
Ministry for the Environment (2008)

Auckland’s Contribution to the Government's Surplus in 2005. Report for Committee for Auckland
New Zealand Institute of Economic Research (2006)

UK Commission for Architecture and Built Environment (CABE)
Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment website (UK)

Advisory Team for Large Applications (ATLAS)
English Partnerships (The National Regeneration Agency) website (UK)

Improvement and Development Agency for local government (IDeA)
Improvement and Development Agency for local government website (UK)

Research on Building Sustainable Cities and Settlements
Foundation for Research, Science & Technology (FoRST)

Urban Research
Foundation for Research, Science & Technology (FoRST)

From Strength to Strength: Government's Agenda for New Zealand Research, Science and Technology
Ministry of Research, Science and Technology (see page 43)

Local Government Act 2002
Department of Internal Affairs website

Tomorrow’s Manukau Properties Limited
Flat Bush development website

Waitakere Properties Limited
Waitake City Council Website

Hobsonville Land Company
A subsidiary of Housing New Zealand Corporation


Coordination and Integration

Auckland Regional Growth Strategy Review: Growing Smarter
Auckland Regional Council website

Local Government (Auckland) Amendment Act 2004 (Gives effect to the Government’s transport governance, regulatory and funding proposals for Auckland)
Department of Internal Affairs website

Auckland Regional Policy Statement
Auckland Regional Council proposed changes 6 & 7 in response to LGAAA 2004 (above)

One Plan for Auckland
Auckland Regional Council website

Auckland Sustainability Framework
Auckland Regional Council website

Auckland Sustainable Cities Programme
A regional partnership with the Sustainable Development Programme of Action

New Zealand Sustainable Development Plan of Action
Minister for the Environment media release, Beehive website (January 2003)

Wellington Regional Strategy
Sustainable growth strategy for the Wellington region

Greater Christchurch Urban Development Strategy
Urban development strategy for the Christchurch region

SmartGrowth Western Bay of Plenty
Plan for managing growth in the western Bay of Plenty

Integrated Approach to Planning (IAP) Project
Transit New Zealand website

UK Local Area Agreements
Communities and Local government website (UK)

Growth Areas Authority, Victoria
(Victoria, Australia)

Growth Centres Commission, New South Wales
(NSW, Australia)

Review of Overseas Metropolitan Infrastructure Planning (.pdf)
SGS Economics for Auckland Regional Council (2006)

Metropolitan Structure and Economic Performance
Presentation for Auckland Regional Council by Marcus Spiller, SGS Economics
(see also: Introduction)

South East Queensland Regional Plan 2005-2026
Queensland government website (Australia)

South East Queensland Infrastructure Plan and Program 2005-2027
Queensland government website (Australia)


Funding

Value Capture Mechanisms: International models and their relevance to New Zealand
Report prepared for Ministry for the Environment, SGS Economics and Planning (2007)

Catalysing Positive Urban Change in New Zealand
Report prepared for Ministry for the Environment, SGS Economics and Planning (2006)

LandCom New South Wales - Annual Report (.pdf)
(NSW, Australia)

Land Management Corporation South Australia - Annual Report 2006-07
(SA, Australia)

East Perth Redevelopment Authority - Annual Report 2006-2007 (.pdf)
East Perth Redevelopment Authority website (WA, Australia)

East Perth Redevelopment Authority - Affordable Housing Policy (.pdf)
East Perth Redevelopment Authority website (WA, Australia)

Westwood Urban Renewal Fund (Adelaide)
Urban Pacific website (SA, Australia)

City West Affordable Housing
City West Housing website (NSW, Australia)

Redfern/Waterloo Development Contributions Plan (.pdf)
Redfern-Waterloo Authority (NSW, Australia)

Affordable Housing Enabling Territorial Authorities Bill
New Zealand Parliament website (July 2008)

Local Government Rates Inquiry Report, 2007
Local Government Rates Inquiry website (2007)


Land Assembly

Guide to the Public Works Act
Land Information New Zealand website

Requiring Authorities Description (Resource Management Act)
Ministry for the Environment

Treaty Settlement Provisions
Office of Treaty Settlements, Ministry of Justice

Protected Land Mechanism
terabyte.co.nz website

Sensitive land
Land Information New Zealand website

Victorian Urban Development Authority Act 2003 (.doc)
www.legislation.vic.gov.au (Vic, Australia)

Declared Project Area
Victorian Urban Development Authority (Vic, Australia)

Redfern-Waterloo Authority Act 2004
www.legislation.nsw.gov.au (NSW, Australia)

East Perth Redevelopment Act 1991
(WA, Australia)

Land Readjustment
Lincoln Institute of Land Policy website


Planning and Development Control

Resource Management Act
(consolidated August 2008) Legislation New Zealand website

Everyday Guide to the RMA
Ministry for the Environment website

A Guide to Designations under the RMA (.pdf)
Ministry for the Environment website

Urban Design Toolkit - masterplan
Ministry for the Environment website

Auckland Regional Growth Strategy Review - Technical Reports
Auckland Regional Council website


Housing Supply, Choice and Affordability

Focussing on the Housing System and Modernising Housing Policies (.pdf)
Institute for Governance University of Ottawa, Maclennan, Duncan (2008)

Housing, Economic Change and the Governance of Metropolitan Areas (.pdf)
Institute for Governance University of Ottawa Maclennan, Duncan (2008)


Review of Housing Supply - Delivering stability: securing our future housing needs
HM Treasury UK, Barker (2004)

A good house is hard to find: Housing affordability in Australia
Australian Senate Select Committee on Housing Affordability in Australia (June 2008)

House Price Increases and Housing in New Zealand
Final Report of the House Prices Unit, Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (March 2008)


International Models

ARC Town Centres Seminar presentations
Auckland Regional Council (March 2007)

East Perth Redevelopment Authority - General Information
(WA, Australia)

East Perth Redevelopment Authority - Sustainability Action Plan 2005-2007 (.pdf)
(WA, Australia)

East Perth, Claisebrook Cove, Subiaco-Centro, and Northbridge projects
(WA, Australia)

Redfern-Waterloo Authority
(NSW, Australia)

Melbourne Docklands Project
(Vic, Australia)

Playford North Urban Renewal Project
(SA, Australia)

Mawson Lakes Development Project
(SA, Australia)

Westwood Urban renewal Project
(SA, Australia)

Kelvin Grove Urban Village
(Queensland, Australia)

South Bank Urban Precinct
(Queensland, Australia)

False Creek project
(Vancouver, Canada)

Waterfront Toronto
(Toronto, Canada)

Toronto Waterfront Revitalization Corporation Review of Alternative Governance Structures and Delivery Models (.pdf)
(Toronto, Canada)

Urban Regeneration Companies
Communities and Local government website (UK)

Urban Regeneration Companies - Derby, Leicester, North Northants, Nottingham, and Sheffield
English Partnerships (The National Regeneration Agency) website (UK)

English Partnerships - Urban Regeneration Companies
Urban Regeneration Companies website (UK)

Best Practice in Establishing Urban Regeneration Companies in Scotland
Scottish Government website (UK)

Department for Communities and Local Government
Communities and Local government website (UK)

Transition Towns International
www.transiationtowns.org (UK)

Transition Towns New Zealand Aotearoa
www.transiationtowns.org.nz

Project reinvents downtown block
www.charleston.net (USA)

Examples of best practice principles for city waterfront redevelopment
www.planphilly.com - Planning Philadelphia's Future (USA)