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South Frequent Transit Network: Takaanini FTN – Porchester and Popes Road Upgrades (NoR 4) Auckland Transport

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About the notice of requirement

​Notice of requirement lodged by Auckland Transport for upgrades to Porchester Road between Alfriston Road and Walters Road; and to Popes Road between Takanini School Road and Porchester Road to accommodate general traffic lanes, active mode facilities (i.e. walking and cycling facilities), and intersection upgrades. 

The NoR is one of four NoRs being sought to enable the South Frequent Transit Network (South FTN) which comprises a range of proposed road upgrades along existing arterial road corridors in South Auckland including bus priority measures, new and upgraded active mode facilities (i.e. walking and cycling facilities), and intersection improvements. The South FTN network will include two FTN routes – the Great South Road FTN between Manukau and Drury; and the Takaanini FTN between Manurewa, Takaanini, and Papakura. The network also includes upgrades to adjoining key connections at Popes Road in Takaanini; and Great South Road in Drury.


​Lodged on 13 October 2023.

Notified on 16 November 2023.

Submissions close Midnight 14 December 2023.

Hearings - For more information, see the Hearing Documents.

Information on all supporting growth projects see Supporting Growth Programme

Friend of Submitter

We understand that RMA processes can be a little daunting, so we have appointed a 'Friend of Submitter' who is an independent advisor to help submitters. The Friend of the Submitter can help explain the process, advise you on how to participate in the process, how to express your views, and what to do after lodging your submission.

This service is available throughout the submission period and in the lead-up to the hearing. There is no cost for this service.

Friend of Submitter drop-in sessions are available at the below locations.

Takaanini Community Hub

  • Saturday 25th November – Te Wao Nui a Taane room (10am – 1pm)
  • Monday 4th December – Te Wao Nui a Taane room (4pm-7pm)

Manurewa Library

  • Monday 27th November - Manurewa Library quiet room (4pm – 7pm)
  • Saturday 9th December – Manurewa Library Community room (9am – 12pm)

You can contact the Friend of Submitter at or 09 836 1804 (during office hours only).

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