Applying the Neighbourhood Sustainability residents’ questionnaire to Hobsonville Point 2018

Glenda Lock, Andrea Blackmore.

This report provides the results of an application of the Residents’ Questionnaire from Beacon’s Neighbourhood Sustainability Tools to Hobsonville Point in June and July 2018.

Results show that Hobsonville Point rates highly in terms of neighbourhood satisfaction, with 93% of respondents agreeing or strongly agreeing that Hobsonville Point is a great place to live. Consistent with the high level of neighbourhood satisfaction is a stable community, with 92% of households intending to stay in the community for at least the next year. Sense of community rating are higher than reported in the Quality of Life Survey for Auckland, 2018. Respondents used the open ended questions to reinforce their enjoyment of living in Hobsonville Point; however, they also identified areas where they would like to see improvements, particularly around passenger transport, parking and the Hobsonville Point development.