The New Zealand government and Auckland Council have added more land to a plan aimed at relieving the city's property crisis as consents begin to pick up.

Eleven new areas have been added to the Auckland Housing Accord, an agreement drawn up in 2013 to open up land across the city for fast-track development of homes. Of the 1600 potential homes proposed in the new tranche, about 900 are in Manukau, while central areas such as Ponsonby…