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  • urban-design-case-study-addison-jun07
    June 2007
    This urban design case study examines the Addison housing development in Takanini, a suburb of Papakura, Auckland. The case study demonstrates the value of quality urban design for communities, the environment, and the local economy. Read more
  • Cover of New Zealand urban design protocol action plan progress report 2006
    May 2007
    This report presents the results of the first round of monitoring of Urban Design Protocol signatories' action plans. The results indicated healthy progress was being made towards giving effect to the Protocol. Read more
  • Cover for survery local government authorities sep06
    September 2006
    This independent research report prepared for the Ministry by Research New Zealand details the results of the Local Government Urban Design Skills Survey undertaken during May and June 2006. Read more
  • Cover for urban design action plan review
    March 2006
    The Action Plan Review is a short summary of all the Urban Design Protocol action plans the Ministry for the Environment received before December 2005. The review highlights the actions proposed by the signatories and the general direction their actions are taking. Read more
  • Cover for value case for sustainable building in New Zealand.jpg
    February 2006
    The Value Case for Sustainable Building in New Zealand provides information that can be used to demonstrate the business case for sustainable buildings to key decision-makers. It contains case studies, overseas trends, and potential drivers for sustainable building in the future. Read more