26 Jan 2024

Location of housing still an issue after Auckland Anniversary weekend floods

From Morning Report, 8:10 am on 26 January 2024

One year on from the Auckland Anniversary weekend floods, the location of new housing in Tāmaki Makaurau remains a difficult issue.

More than 1400 housing consents have been granted in flood plains in Auckland since last year's catastrophic deluge, and the Resource Management Act prevents councils from stopping their approval.

Auckland Council's Planning, Environments and Parks committee chair Richard Hills spoke to Ingrid Hipkiss.