Long Bay

Auckland Design Office, Auckland Council (2014- ongoing)


Long Bay is a greenfield, master planned community located on Auckland’s North Shore that encompasses residential living and a range of amenities such as a new village centre, open spaces and walkways set within the coastal context.


Motu Design have been involved with urban design assessment of a number of developments within Long Bay from its early planning stages, including a number a projects that have been recently completed or are under construction.


Since 2014, Motu Design has provided urban design advice on:

• Precinct Plans

• Long Bay Village Centre, including retail and food and beverage frontages, plaza space, landmark sculpture, supermarket

• Multiple medium residential developments comprised of terraced houses, duplexes, standalone units and associated rear lane design


Services include pre-application design review guidance, urban design assessment of Resource Consent, assessment of variations to consents, and compliance with consent conditions.