Articles tagged NPS

For the convenience of subscribers, here's my weekend column in which I pray, along with the Reserve Bank and the Government, that the Unitary Plan now before the Auckland Council will not blow up in everyone's faces.

Nick Smith has just released his proposed National Policy Statement (NPS) on Urban Development Capacity that would require high growth Councils such as the Auckland Council to release 15% more developable land than it is forecast to need over the long term in an attempt to prevent a repeat of the quadrupling of land prices seen there in the last 25 years.