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McCahon kauri live to fight another day

Tuesday, 20 May 2014, 1:45 pm | Auckland City Council

Seeds from the kauri that inspired a series of works by New Zealand artist Colin McCahon have been collected to help preserve their cultural and botanic legacy. More >>

Auckland Council/Museum Announce 2014 WWI Centenary Plans

Friday, 25 April 2014, 2:40 pm | Auckland City Council

Today at Anzac Day commemorations Auckland Mayor Len Brown and Auckland War Memorial Museum Director Roy Clare announced their upcoming programmes, exhibitions and events for the First World War centenary period in 2014. More >>

Auckland economy starts 2014 on the right foot

Thursday, 30 January 2014, 10:47 am | Auckland City Council

The Auckland economy continued to gain momentum through the final quarter of 2013 and enters 2014 on a solid footing. The housing market remains the key driver of growth, but the latest NZIER Quarterly Survey of Business Opinions (QSBO) suggests ... More >>

Have your say on Auckalnd Council’s draft Annual Plan

Wednesday, 22 January 2014, 2:50 pm | Auckland City Council

22 January 2014 How Auckland Council plans to invest in projects and programmes to meet the growing needs of the region are outlined in the draft Annual Plan 2014/2015 which opens for public consultation this week. The plan details the organisation’s ... More >>

Census reflects a city ready to compete globally

Tuesday, 3 December 2013, 3:51 pm | Auckland City Council

The Mayor says the latest census information shows that Auckland is taking big steps towards becoming a globally competitive city. More >>

Lower alcohol limit for drivers welcomed

Tuesday, 5 November 2013, 3:23 pm | Auckland City Council

Auckland Council has welcomed the government’s decision to lower the blood alcohol limit for drivers - a move it has advocated for several years. More >>

New Alcohol Licensing Fees

Monday, 21 October 2013, 3:32 pm | Auckland City Council

A new fee regime has been published by the Ministry of Justice under the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012. The Act, which is designed to change the way alcohol is sold, supplied and consumed, now includes national default fees for alcohol licensing. ... More >>

Chief executive confirms review

Thursday, 17 October 2013, 4:25 pm | Auckland City Council

Auckland Council Chief Executive Doug McKay said today that the Mayor has no council credit card and all invoices and payments from the mayoral budget are checked and approved by the chief of staff. More >>

Auckland Council election final results

Thursday, 17 October 2013, 4:15 pm | Auckland City Council

Final results for the Auckland Council elections confirm incumbent Mayor Len Brown has been re-elected for a second term with 55,410 votes ahead of his nearest rival John Palino. More >>

Special Housing Areas to deliver more affordable homes

Wednesday, 9 October 2013, 12:13 pm | Auckland City Council

The first 11 Special Housing Areas (SHAs) announced today will help boost the building of affordable homes in Auckland, says Mayor Len Brown. More >>

Auckland’s 1800s heritage secured

Wednesday, 4 September 2013, 3:49 pm | Auckland City Council

The historic Wong Doo Building (1884 – 1885) on Hobson Street and Airedale Cottages (1856) on Airedale Street are to be refurbished and given a new lease of life through the first use of Auckland Council’s Built Heritage Acquisition Fund. More >>

Auckland Council approves new smoke-free policy

Wednesday, 24 July 2013, 12:27 pm | Auckland City Council

Auckland Council has approved a new policy for the region that will incrementally make public outdoor spaces smoke free across Auckland, to help create a healthy city for all residents. More >>

$1.672m for Auckland Citizens Advice Bureaux

Thursday, 20 June 2013, 5:25 pm | Auckland City Council

The future operation of Auckland’s network of Citizens Advice Bureaux is assured with the announcement of $1.672 million from Auckland Council. More >>

New Options For 20 Hectare Site At Hobsonville Point

Thursday, 2 May 2013, 12:01 pm | Auckland City Council

Plans to create a 20ha marine industry precinct at Hobsonville Point have been revised with Auckland Council’s Strategy and Finance Committee yesterday voting to future proof two options for the site. More >>

Audit & Risk Committee Meeting

Monday, 29 April 2013, 8:56 am | Auckland City Council

Please be advised that the Audit & Risk Committee meeting open minutes are now available on the Auckland Council website for the meeting scheduled on 23 April 2013. More >>

Help shape Auckland with new housing simulator

Monday, 8 April 2013, 3:25 pm | Auckland City Council

Aucklanders are being urged to have a go at setting out how they think Auckland should grow, with the Shape Auckland Housing Simulator . More >>

Rock Giants announced for Music in Parks

Wednesday, 5 December 2012, 3:39 pm | Auckland City Council

Auckland music fans can get their fix for free at the 2013 Music in Parks series featuring international rockers, I Am Giant, which is the only free concert in their 2013 New Zealand tour. I Am Giant features well-known kiwi musicians Shelton Woolright ... More >>

Dramatic drop in Auckland graffiti vandalism

Monday, 3 December 2012, 10:36 am | Auckland City Council

The latest audit of graffiti vandalism in Auckland shows levels of visible graffiti vandalism have dropped by one-third. Improvements have taken place across the region, particularly in the Papakura, Henderson-Massey, Otara-Papatoetoe, Franklin and Waitakere ... More >>

Lonely Planet laurels added to Auckland’s list

Tuesday, 25 September 2012, 11:35 am | Auckland City Council

The recognition by Lonely Planet that Auckland and its harbours are the top two international tourism attractions in New Zealand has been welcomed by the Mayor. Len Brown says the acknowledgement by the international travel guide’s latest New ... More >>

Convention deal needs more detail

Thursday, 26 April 2012, 1:32 pm | Auckland City Council

Auckland’s Mayor Len Brown says the government’s proposal for a convention centre needs more detail before a full judgement can be made. More >>

 

 

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