Auckland Mayor Phil Goff says plans by developers to use the Government’s Covid-19 recovery legislation to fast-track a rural redevelopment are a step too far, NZ Herald reports. Mayor Goff’s comment comes after Oyster Capital, Fulton Hogan and Kiwi Property sought to rezone about 330ha in the Drury East area in rural south Auckland, from future urban to a mix of residential, business and open space zones. The council cannot afford the $1 billion for the works to move forward.

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