Property Council submission to Auckland Council on Making Space for Water

On 31 August 2023, Property Council submitted to Auckland Council on their Making Space for Water consultation. This is Auckland Council’s initial plan for mitigating future flood and natural hazard risk across Auckland.

Why this matters to our members

Property Council advocates for the creation and retention of a well-designed, functional and sustainable built environment. Property Council believes in the importance of local government, central government and the private sector working together to develop solutions that build future resilience into our city and mitigate future flood and natural hazard risk across Auckland.

Our view

Our submission supported the intent behind Making Space for Water and recommended that Auckland Council:

  • Engages with stakeholders, including Property Council, to further develop the proposed initiatives; and
  • A second stage of public consultation on Making Space for Water occurs, as indicated in the consultation document.
Read the full submission

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