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Planning for successful cities: A discussion document on a proposed National Policy Statement on Urban Development

Publication date:  August 2019
Publication reference number:  ME 1432

The Government is looking at ways to make our cities perform better by making room for growth, investing in transport to drive more efficient and liveable urban forms, and ensuring active travel that provides health benefits is a more attractive and accessible choice.

This document provides a summary of the Government consultation on a proposal for a new National Policy Statement on Urban Development (NPS-UD). The NPS-UD will provide clear direction to local government about how to enable opportunities for development in New Zealand’s urban areas in a way that delivers quality urban environments for people, now and in the future.

The consultation closed on 10 October 2019.