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Maungakiekie/One Tree Hill planting symbol of new Auckland

Monday, 19 October 2015, 2:16 pm | Auckland City Council

Maungakiekie/One Tree Hill planting symbol of new Auckland Mayor Len Brown describes the agreement today that a tree will once again stand on the tihi/summit of Maungakiekie/One Tree Hill as an impressive symbol of what can be achieved in the new Auckland. The ... More >>

New tree confirmed for summit of Maungakiekie

Monday, 19 October 2015, 2:07 pm | Auckland City Council

A tree will once again stand on the tihi (summit) of Maungakiekie / One Tree Hill following a decision by the Tūpuna Maunga o Tāmaki Makaurau Authority at their Hui today. More >>

TPPA, Environment and Arts the key focus at today’s meeting

Thursday, 8 October 2015, 4:39 pm | Auckland City Council

A strong direction on how to protect Auckland’s environment was discussed across various aspects of today’s agenda including Stormwater and Solid Waste controls, pest management and a commitment to environmental action and green growth. The Regional ... More >>

Arts & Culture Strategic Action Plan gets sign-off

Thursday, 8 October 2015, 4:36 pm | Auckland City Council

Making arts and culture part of the everyday lives of Aucklanders is one step closer today after Auckland Council adopted the Arts and Culture Strategic Action Plan (ACSAP). More >>

Designs unveiled for new landmark attraction

Thursday, 1 October 2015, 11:17 am | Auckland City Council

Interactive lights, Māori carvings and a vibrant magenta surface are set to turn the old Nelson Street motorway off-ramp into a must-see Auckland attraction for people to walk and cycle across when it opens later this year. More >>

Streamlined signage rules now in place

Wednesday, 30 September 2015, 2:15 pm | Auckland City Council

New rules that come into effect on 1 October will manage the display of publicly visible signs in a safe and consistent way across the Auckland region. More >>

New chair and directors appointed to ACIL

Wednesday, 30 September 2015, 12:41 pm | Auckland City Council

Auckland Council has approved the appointment of three new directors to the board of Auckland Council Investments Limited (ACIL). More >>

Celebrating the birth of a new town centre

Tuesday, 29 September 2015, 3:20 pm | Auckland City Council

Auckland Council celebrates the birth of its newest town centre tomorrow – 175 years after the city’s foundations were first laid. More >>

Mayor welcomes emergency housing funding boost

Tuesday, 29 September 2015, 11:45 am | Auckland City Council

Mayor Len Brown has welcomed a Government funding boost which will help battle Auckland’s emergency housing crisis. Minister of Social Housing Paula Bennett has announced a $2 million investment to provide up to an extra 120 emergency housing places a ... More >>

Fare evasion crackdown to net $2 million per year

Tuesday, 29 September 2015, 11:37 am | Auckland City Council

Fare evasion crackdown to net $2 million per year At least $2 million a year could be netted as a result of new legislation which will assist Auckland Transport (AT) in the battle against public transport fare evaders. Auckland Mayor Len Brown has ... More >>

Auckland public transport usage exceeds 80 million

Thursday, 24 September 2015, 3:23 pm | Auckland City Council

Auckland’s annual public transport usage has exceeded 80 million trips for the first time and Mayor Len Brown says the patronage target, set by the government for funding of the City Rail Link (CRL), will be achieved three years ahead of schedule. More >>

Hunua pest programme complete

Tuesday, 22 September 2015, 2:25 pm | Auckland City Council

Auckland Council’s 1080 programme in the Hunua Ranges area has reached an important milestone, with parkland reopening after the final bait application. Hunua Ranges, Waharau and Whakatiwai regional parks reopened yesterday with rangers travelling ... More >>

Awards announced to honour Auckland women

Friday, 18 September 2015, 3:21 pm | Auckland City Council

Mayor Len Brown has marked both Suffrage Day and the anniversary of the founding of Auckland to announce of awards to mark the contribution of women to the city. More >>

Salter’s Cartage explosion

Wednesday, 16 September 2015, 5:29 pm | Auckland City Council

Following the tragic incident at Salter’s Cartage yesterday afternoon, Auckland Council is providing assistance to WorkSafe NZ and other agencies to ascertain the cause of the explosion. More >>

Designers sought to memorialise impact of war on Auckland

Tuesday, 15 September 2015, 3:14 pm | Auckland City Council

Auckland Council is calling for expressions of interest to design a memorial in Auckland Domain that will mark the centenary commemorations of the First World War. More >>

Auckland Council waives fee for school

Tuesday, 15 September 2015, 2:34 pm | Auckland City Council

Auckland Council has confirmed it will waive the $90 event permit fee for Pt Chevalier Primary School’s end of year picnic at Coyle Park, and says it will be bringing forward its planned review of its event permit fee structure. More >>

Join in the family fun at Ambury Farm Day

Tuesday, 15 September 2015, 12:41 pm | Auckland City Council

Have a go at gumboot throwing, watch the sheep shearing or get up close and personal with some of the farmyard residents at Auckland Council’s Ambury Farm Day on 4 October. More >>

New deputy chair for Audit and Risk Committee

Tuesday, 15 September 2015, 11:55 am | Auckland City Council

Auckland Council’s Audit and Risk Committee today appointed Paul Conder as its deputy chairperson. More >>

Final Hunua 1080 application underway

Monday, 14 September 2015, 1:28 pm | Auckland City Council

The final phase of the Auckland Council’s pest control operation in the Hunua Ranges parklands, neighbouring Department of Conservation administered reserves and some private land, is underway. More >>

Auckland Mayor supports changes to investor migrant rules

Monday, 14 September 2015, 10:04 am | Auckland City Council

Auckland Mayor Len Brown has endorsed the government’s review of investor migrant rules and hopes it will see more funds directed into startups and growth companies. More >>



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