1 June 2021: Your feedback – what we heard and what’s happening next in North West Auckland
Between 30 November 2020 and 1 February 2021, we asked for feedback across a range of proposed transport projects in North West Auckland.
Thank you to everyone who gave their feedback during this time.
We’ve prepared a summary of the feedback themes – you can read it by clicking here [PDF, 230 KB].
Following the public consultation period closing on 1 February 2021, we continued to engage with landowners and the community to answer questions and close the loop on their feedback. We’ll continue to share information as we refine our preferred routes and progress towards route protection.
The next step is to submit a Detailed Business Case (DBC) to Auckland Transport and Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency for approval, we expect this to be late 2021 to early 2022.
Thank you again for submitting your feedback. Ongoing engagement with landowners and the community, stakeholders and partners is key to planning the North West’s transport future together.
1 February 2021: Feedback now closed - thank you for submitting your views.
Thank you to everyone who gave feedback, our public consultation closed on 1 February 2021. All submissions are currently being analysed. You can view all comments and ideas that were submitted using our Social Pinpoint page here(external link).
30 November 2020: Have your say
Planning northwest Auckland’s transport future together
Community feedback is open until 1 February 2021 on a range of future transport proposals for new growth areas in the northwest.
The northwest is growing fast and over the next 30 years, an additional 100,000 people are expected to live in the area, along with 40,000 new house and 20,000 new jobs. We’re planning for this growth now and creating solutions for public transport, walking and cycling facilities and new and upgraded roads that will serve future generations.
Our proposals will help ensure enough land is set aside for the future transport network.
Help shape the future – tell us what you think
Create the future with us and help shape our vision for how Aucklanders will move around the northwest and connect to where they live, work, study, shop and play.
Join the conversation on our Social Pinpoint page(external link)
We want to hear your thoughts on each of these projects:
Alternative State Highway - a new route between Brigham Creek and State Highway 16
This proposed new connection will extend between a new interchange at the current Brigham Creek roundabout and State Highway 16 to the west of Huapai. It will move the existing state highway out of the Kumeū-Huapai town centre and enable a wider range of travel choices for the growing number of people who will call the northwest home over the next 30 years.
Improving transport connections in Whenuapai
We’re proposing upgrades to Hobsonville Road, Brigham Creek Road and Trig Road, and upgrades and extensions to Mamari Road and Spedding Road. These upgrades will accommodate walking, cycling and public transport, enhance access to the state highway network and ensure future residents can move around safely and efficiently.
Improving transport connections in Redhills
We’re proposing long-term upgrades to key corridors. In the future, Royal Road, Fred Taylor Drive and Don Buck Road will be upgraded to enhance access to walking, cycling and public transport and provide more transport choices to a growing community. The western end of Northside Drive will be extended to Nixon Road. This will create a key east-west connection from Whenuapai through to Taupaki and provide an alternative to SH16 through the northern end of the Redhills future urban zone.
We’re planning now so that we have enough land set aside to undertake long-term upgrades to Access, Tawa and Station Roads. Access Road will provide a direct connection via Tawa Road to the new Alternative State Highway. We’re deciding on preferred routes for these transport connections.
Improving transport connections to Riverhead
We’re proposing to upgrade Riverhead Road and the Coatesville-Riverhead Highway between the intersection with Kaipara Portage Road and Riverhead Road and SH16 to accommodate walking and cycling and create better access to key destinations and travel choices. These upgrades will improve road safety and create connections between town centres and the potential future rapid transit network.
Strategic connections in northwest Auckland
Creating an integrated system that can move large numbers of people and goods safely and efficiently will help deliver a truly multi-modal transport network. These are the proposed projects planned to help achieve this:
We’d like to hear what you think – join the conversation on Social Pinpoint(external link).
Ways you can have your say - feedback is open until 1 February 2021:
Complete a survey online - Have your say now:
Join the conversation on our Social Pinpoint page(external link)
Download and submit a feedback form by post to:
Te Tupu Ngatahi Supporting Growth, PO Box 105218, Auckland 1143
Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or
Call 0800 GROW AKL (4769 255)
Community drop-in sessions - come and talk to us
If you would like to speak to someone in person, we’d love to see you at one of our drop-in sessions:
Thursday 10 December, 5pm – 7pm
Te Manawa, Kohukohu Lane, Westgate
|Saturday 12 December, 11am – 1pm
New World Kumeū, 108-110 Main Road, Kumeū
Note: Drop-in sessions will only be held if Auckland is at COVID-19 Alert Level 1.
What happens next?
Community feedback is important to us to help make decisions on preferred routes.
Early-mid 2021 we’ll share what we heard from everyone who provided feedback.
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July 2019 update
As the Supporting Growth Programme moves into further investigations and route protection processes, there will be an opportunity for further stakeholder, property owner and community consultation.
During 2018, we asked for feedback on ideas and options for the future transport network in Auckland's northwestern growth areas. We talked to the community, Manawhenua, transport stakeholders and local boards. We held public open days, meetings and hui, and received both written and verbal feedback. Information about the options for the northwest that we consulted on in 2018 can be viewed on the Publications(external link) page.
We valued your involvement and thank you for providing your thoughts. The general themes that emerged were:
If you would like more detail, a summary of feedback is available here [PDF, 495 KB].