Development

The big bird has landed!

On the 4th of November, early risers at Hobsonville Point may have spied Te Kanohi o Te Manu (The Eye of the Bird) – the 10m high corten steel sculpture of a pied shag, settling in...

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Make friends and influence people at The Hangar

Dubbed ‘a collective for the modern professional’, The Hangar is an inspirational co-working hub in Hobsonville Point’s Catalina Bay which allows  aff...

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New address for Classic Builders showhome

The Classic Builders Showhome at Hobsonville Point has moved - but don’t worry, they’re just down the road at 121 Buckley Avenue.Even if you’ve visite...

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Siamese Doll strikes the perfect balance

Siamese Doll is now humming along nicely. It’s pretty obvious that the new restaurant at Catalina Bay is reaping the benefits of being the latest eate...

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Mill House welcomes the pitter patter of little feet

Bear Park pre-school, infant and toddler centre officially opened in Hobsonville Point’s historic Mill House in July, to universal acclaim. It’s easy ...

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Two-thousandth home built at Hobsonville Point

Hobsonville Point reached an important milestone in May, with the completion of 2,000 homes.“Big projects take time to gather pace but once they have ...

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Big bird’s demanding journey

“I hit the wall many times with this project. I’d go to bed with a problem I couldn’t figure out, hoping I’d get the 3am ‘night shift’ – a spontaneous kind of brain shift around th...

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Someone to watch over me

Winton has completed the important task of safeguarding the four heritage homes on Marlborough Crescent for future generations.The houses sit on around 1,100 sqm of land each with ...

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Hundreds attend the ‘launching’ of Launch Bay

Over 400 people flocked to the first Launch Bay open day last month to get a first peek inside the waterfront heritage homes and take in the views fro...

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Every dog has its day

If you’re looking for an apartment where your dog will get the ‘paw’s up’, check out the dog-friendly Uku apartments in Kerepeti (priced from $710,000). Hobsonville Point makes a g...

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Official Launch Bay opening at Hobsonville Point

Open Day 3rd March 2019, 11am – 2pmLive music, free food, three great offeringsWe welcome you to come and see Launch Bay and the master-planned vision...

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Fresh from the farm five days a week

Catalina Bay Farmers Market is one of the few Auckland farmers’ markets that is fully covered and one of an even smaller number that are on the waterf...

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Little Creatures wows the crowd

After huge anticipation, Little Creatures opened its first Kiwi microbrewery at Catalina Bay, Hobsonville Point on Waitangi Day with a rousing all-day event involving jugglers, a c...

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A Family Affair

Hobsonville Point’s latest eatery, Fabric, has made itself at home as has the family behind the fare. But it’s a new beginning that almost didn’t happen, says Melissa Shore, who ow...

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Approaching the Halfway Point

The provision of public spaces is keeping pace with residential construction as Hobsonville Point continues to grow in size. Seven years on from the completion of the very first ho...

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Introducing Bernoulli Gardens – Hobsonville Point’s latest residential development

Bernoulli Gardens by Ockham Residential consists of 120 apartments across five w...

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Top architects called to design coastal homes

Two of the building companies that are working at Hobsonville Point will soon be releasing plans for a number of large, luxurious coastal homes that m...

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Kerepeti Takes Shape

Kerepeti is taking shape over two sites on Hobsonville Point Road just a few steps from Hobsonville Point’s two schools. Swap the school run for hugging the kids and nudging them o...

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Airfields

We were thrilled to see the first home completed in the new Airfields precinct late last year. This is an important milestone for what will eventually be a neighbourhood comprising...

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Auckland’s Changing Attitude to Big Backyards

As Auckland intensifies to make space for its growing population, homebuyers are being asked to rethink the suburban dream of a big backyard – and fin...

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Catalina Bay: Where Old Meets New

One of the best things about Hobsonville Point is that its fascinating history gives it a unique character. The area was not only a military base, it was also the birthplace of the...

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Annual Sustainability Report 2016/2017

This year is the ninth year of reporting against the Sustainable Development Framework that was developed at the very beginning of the development pro...

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New community facility will be ready early next year

Our community is soon to enjoy a new space to meet, learn and socialise.The former Royal New Zealand Air Force Headquarters building at Hobsonville Po...

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A new family home priced below the median still achievable

Securing a new family home priced at or below the median in a good area is still possible in Auckland, thanks to a new programme at Hobsonville Point....

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Thousandth home celebrated

Bryce and Alyssa Farrow, are the proud owners of Hobsonville Point's 1,000th home. The couple have just moved in, having bought their home a year ago under the Axis Series affordab...

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Annual Sustainability Report 2015/2016

This year is the eighth year of reporting against the Sustainable Development Framework that was developed at the very beginning of the development pr...

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Progress in Precincts

Work is underway on the development of the Marlborough Precinct, a waterside site that will one day offer buyers everything from apartments to standalone houses.Winton Partners was...

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HLC broadens horizons

Hobsonville Land Company, the Housing New Zealand subsidiary charged with developing Hobsonville Point, has changed its name to the already widely-used abbreviation ‘HLC’.The low-k...

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Plans for Catalina Bay (‘The Landing’) Released

Willis Bond & Co has released its plans for Catalina Bay, an exciting new waterfront development at Hobsonville Point. The area will include a mix of ...

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The Landing Taking Off Next Year

The new year will herald a new look for The Landing.The existing historic buildings and hangars have been readied for their rejuvenation, with enabling and service connection works...

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Building Commmunities Near and Far

Old buildings demolished in Hobsonville Point are paving the way for new beginnings in Kenya, thanks to the efforts of a local business.The Agency is contracted to undertake buildi...

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Plans for Marlborough Precinct Unveiled

Marlborough Oval will remain the focal point of Marlborough Precinct in new plans released by the developer.Winton Partners has been chosen to develop...

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New Facilities Beckon

Visitors will soon be able to enjoy the latest additions to Hobsonville Point’s Coastal Walkway, Te Ara Manawa, with several of the key projects set to open this summer.Work on the...

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Visitors Enjoy, Explore and Enquire

Hobsonville Point is a must-visit destination for Aucklanders from far and wide, according to the friendly face that greets many visitors to the development. Daniela Collins manage...

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Where the Old Meets the New

Another slice of Hobsonville Point heritage has been preserved, with four original Officer’s houses moved from Marine Parade to a new location on Cochrane Road.The four homes, whic...

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Last Opportunity to buy a home in Sunderland with Willis Bond

Sunderland lies at the heart of the former Hobsonville Royal New Zealand Air For...

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New Apartments to Foster Community Feeling

Six buildings housing 116 apartments will form Bernoulli Gardens, a new project being undertaken by Ockham Residential in the Buckley B precinct.Berno...

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Airfields Site Takes Off

The first stage of housing is about to get underway on the Airfields site with overall resource consent now approved.The Airfields 14/6 masterplan for the Auckland Council-owned si...

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Bus Beats Driving Woes

Auckland’s traffic woes are a thing of the past for the growing number of Hobsonville Point residents who choose to catch a bus to town for their daily commute.The Point is service...

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Journey of Joy Awaits in Catalina Precinct

Visitors traversing Hobsonville Point’s Catalina Precinct will soon be able to enjoy something a little unexpected with the development of a themed pl...

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National Accolade For Premier Precinct

Hobsonville Point’s first precinct has been recognised at the country’s premiere property development awards.Buckley A was accorded ‘Excellence’ in th...

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Sunderland Heritage Open Home this Weekend

Backing onto a picturesque wetland, 5 Sunderland Ave is perfectly positioned on a 764m² elevated north-facing plot. Views of the water can be enjoyed ...

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Play Street

The Catalina neighbourhood's main street is a good example of how thoughtful design can turn a street into much more than just a carriageway for cars. The main road, currently unde...

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Rave Report for the Point

Hobsonville Land Company’s (HLC) Sustainability Report for 2014/15 is complete, with some pleasing results.The report articulates HLC’s vision, goals and objectives for Hobsonville...

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Waterfront Transformation Taking Shape

Construction and enabling work on the old seaplane hangars and associated buildings at The Landing is now well underway.The work involves removing the...

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Upgrades for Outdoor Spaces

Work is underway on three significant projects that will further add to the already fantastic open spaces on offer at Hobsonville Point. These are being delivered as part of Te Ara...

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Extension to Precinct Partnership

Hobsonville Point’s Village Precinct has been renamed Te Uru and will be developed by Nga Maunga Whakahii o Kaipara with assistance from the Hobsonville Land Company (HLC).The name...

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New Dawn for Grand Old Home

Insomniacs and early risers would have been in for a strange sight recently at Hobsonville Point – the rather imposing Base Commander's house rumbling down Sunderland Ave in the da...

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New Zealand's Fastest Growing New Community

Last year was another big year at Hobsonville Point, as the community continued to grow and the number of new homes increased significantly. There’s n...

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Waterfront To Be Revitalised

Hobsonville Land Company (HLC) is very excited to be working with Willis Bond on the redevelopment of The Landing. The Landing is 1.8 hectares of north-facing waterfront land and i...

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Park With A Bark

Hobsonville Point canines have a new playground. An area at Bomb Point has been fenced off to provide residents with an off leash area for their dogs to have a run around. It’s a s...

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Cityhop is now up and running!

Two Cityhop carshare cars are now available for you to use, which offers a great alternative to households needing to own more than one car. If you have a regular weekly trip to a ...

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Pampered Pooches on Point

Four-legged friends of Hobsonville Point residents can look their best with the installation of a woof wash in the suburb.The dog washing facility has been incorporated into the bo...

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Health Help On Hand

Medical care and advice is now available at Hobsonville Point with the opening of the Hobsonville Point Medical Centre and Pharmacy.Located at 3/160 Hobsonville Point Road, the new...

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Classic Builders Show Home Simply Stunning

Classic Builders has opened its new architecturally-designed show home, adding another stunning house to the suite available for public viewing at Hob...

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Family Focus For New Café

Hobsonville Point’s newest café is open for business, with plenty on offer to cater for the area’s youngest residents.Roberts Café is located on the ground floor of the Brickworks ...

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New Centre For Early Learning

The doors of Hobsonville Point’s new Early Learning Centre will open on Monday, October 12 in time for term four. Operated by the Northern Auckland Kindergarten Association, the br...

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Spine Road Open

The remaining section of Hobsonville Point Road is now open to traffic, dissecting the development to connect Hobsonville Village with The Landing. The spine road, which has been c...

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Infrastructure On Track

Motorists will soon be able to drive from the Hobsonville Village shops all the way to The Landing. Civil and infrastructure works are progressing well for the last section of Hobs...

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A Bright Future For Buckley Avenue

Visitors to the upgraded Buckley Avenue may find themselves taking a trip down memory lane.For years Buckley Avenue was the main road into the former airbase. It is named after Fli...

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Information Centre the Perfect Place to Start

A warm welcome is on offer at Hobsonville Point’s new Information Centre, conveniently located next to a street of show homes that will represent all ...

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A Good Place to Start Whether Buying a House or Just Exploring

The new Hobsonville Point Information Centre is now open. The Centre is located ...

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Point Life issue 4 out now

In our fourth issue we invite you to explore these pages then come and explore the peninsula. We think you might be surprised at the scale of the development, and - between the wal...

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Hobsonville Point Road April update

Work to develop Hobsonville Point Road is continuing, with 2015 already bringing significant progress.February saw the completion of the most eastern end of Hobsonville Point Road ...

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Building Begins for Early Learning Centre

Construction of the permanent home for the Hobsonville Point Early Learning Centre is underway.The Northern Auckland Kindergarten Association (NAKA) c...

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New Artwork to Enjoy on Launch Road

The rivers and streams of Auckland’s Upper Harbour are the inspiration behind the latest addition to Hobsonville Point’s growing collection of public artworks.‘Estuarine’ by renown...

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Home is Where the Art is

People love to visit or live in places that have public art. In the case of the visitor, public art is a source of surprise and wonder. It stops you in your tracks, or at least slo...

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69% Kiwis happy with smaller nests as lifestyles change

Research conducted by Hobsonville Land Company into the desirability of smaller homes has found that, as the Kiwi lifestyle spreads its wings, Kiwis i...

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Hobsonville Point Company Best in New Zealand

A Hobsonville Point building company has topped a national survey that measures customer satisfaction.Classic Builders achieved higher accolades than ...

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Small Home Test Lab to Drive Industry Improvement

New Zealand’s building industry needs to get better at building more compact homes as part of the delivery of more affordable housing, says Hobsonvill...

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2013 Sustainability Report

Our sixth annual sustainability report is now available. This year we also put together a short video you can watch on our Living Sustainably page that tells our sustainability jou...

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New Schools for Hobsonville Point

The Hobsonville Land Company is pleased to report that a Memorandum of Understanding has been agreed with the Ministry of Education and Auckland Council for the establishment of th...

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2012 Sustainability Report

In 2007 the Hobsonville Land Company adopted a Sustainable Development Framework for Hobsonville Point. This framework guides us as we work towards our vision of building a strong,...

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Hobsonville Land Company Annual Corporate Responsibility Report

This report tracks our progress against performance indicators and comments on a...

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Builders’ agreements signed for first development stage

Universal Homes, Jennian Homes and G.J. Gardner Homes have been contracted by AV Jennings to deliver the first stage of housing at Hobsonville Point. ...

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Coastal consents notified

The Hobsonville Land Company, in conjunction with Waitakere Properties Limited, has applied to the Auckland Regional Council (ARC) for resource consents to authorise the redevelopm...

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Coastal Consent Application Lodged

The consent application for the coastal structures at The Landing was lodged with the Auckland Regional Council and Waitakere City Council on 30 October 2009.The application seeks ...

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Hobsonville housing public private partnership under way

Housing Minister Phil Heatley today kicked off the annual construction season by taking control of a 13 tonne digger and turning the first sod on the ...

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Sod-turning ceremony heralds new era for historic Hobsonville Airbase

A new era for historic Hobsonville Airbase began today with the turning of the f...

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Hobsonville Land Company seals deal with Vector

The Crown-led community development at Hobsonville Point will get true high-speed broadband to all houses, schools and commercial premises under a par...

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Corporate Responsibility Report Published

The Corporate Responsibility Report 2008/09 documents our performance against indicators in the past year and also gives a good summary of our vision ...

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Planning Approval Received

The Comprehensive Development Plan has been approved by hearing commissioners.

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