Local bird watchers have identified Park Green walkways as an ideal location for a birdwatching stroll and a listen. We caught up recently with Jim Kirker, regular contributor to New Zealand Bird Atlas. Jim spent an afternoon in early November 2021 at Park Green and had the following observations to make
The Plan Change aims to rezone properties at Park Green and make changes to the Hingaia 1 Precinct provisions. The rezoning relates to changing the zone of land from Residential Mixed Housing Suburban zone to Residential Mixed Housing Urban zone and a relocation of a Business Neighbourhood Centre zone in the Auckland Unitary Plan (Operative in Part) 2016.
Construction has begun on the first stage of the SH1 Papakura to Drury South project following the award of a contract to widen the Southern Motorway between Papakura to Drury. Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency has announced Fulton Hogan as its construction contractor.
The existing Park Estate Road overbridge will be replaced as part of the NZTA SH1 upgrade project as its existing supporting central and side structures cannot accommodate the additional motorway lanes to be built underneath. During its replacement, the bridge will also be raised and the eastern and western approaches won either side of SH1 will be rebult.
Park Green is providing an early opportunity for homeowners to position themselves at the Auckland City end of the future growth area to the south of Auckland. The southern growth area is forecast to comprise 45 per cent of future urban areas in Auckland over the next 30 years.