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Race for mayoralty hottest ticket in town

Sunday, 14 August 2016, 10:49 pm | Auckland City Council

Nominations closed midday Friday for the 2016 local body elections with a total of 447 candidates putting their hands up for the 170 positions, including 17 for the mayoralty. More >>

Decision digest: SkyPath and St James Theatre key items

Thursday, 21 July 2016, 4:55 pm | Auckland City Council

The council’s Finance and Performance Committee today considered updates on SkyPath, St James Theatre and other matters. More >>

Race Supercars drivers in November

Thursday, 14 July 2016, 2:40 pm | Auckland City Council

Take the wheel and try beating times set by some of the stars of Supercars on karting tracks across the region when ITM Auckland SuperSprint returns in November. More >>

Whāngarei-Mai-Tawhiti take out top spot at Kapa Haka

Sunday, 10 July 2016, 6:54 pm | Auckland City Council

Reigning Te Wānanga o Aotearoa Kapa Haka Super 12s champions Whāngarei-Mai-Tawhiti took out the title for the fifth time running at The Cloud in Auckland today, winning a top prize of $12,000. More >>

New research shows what Aucklanders expect from the council

Thursday, 16 June 2016, 2:48 pm | Auckland City Council

Aucklanders want more evidence that the council is accountable and effective, and providing value for money for ratepayers and residents, according to new research released today. More >>

Committee considers housing, transport and ports

Thursday, 14 April 2016, 5:24 pm | Auckland City Council

Today the committee looked at some of the biggest issues facing Auckland. They considered housing for older people, the council’s forward work programme on housing, transport for future urban growth and received an update on the Port Future Study. More >>

Aucklanders flock to Lantern Festival

Monday, 22 February 2016, 4:33 pm | Auckland City Council

Aucklanders flock to Lantern Festival in new Auckland Domain location Tens of thousands of people visited the Auckland Lantern Festival in its new location of Auckland Domain this weekend. Attendees experienced the festival in its new setting between Thursday ... More >>

Victory! New Zealand Warriors to remain at Mt Smart Stadium

Friday, 19 February 2016, 1:50 pm | Auckland City Council

One of the early advocates for the retention of Mt Smart Stadium as the home of the New Zealand Warriors is declaring victory. More >>

Staged approach to improve Freyberg Square endorsed

Wednesday, 16 December 2015, 5:17 pm | Auckland City Council

The Auckland City Centre Advisory Board (ACCAB) has endorsed a staged approach to improvements for Freyberg Square, with vehicle access through the square retained in the interim to provide more flexibility for future improvements in the wider area. More >>

Mayor delivers Annual Plan Proposal

Thursday, 10 December 2015, 12:18 pm | Auckland City Council

Mayor Len Brown says the 2016-2017 Auckland Council Annual Plan should focus on financial stability while delivering on council decisions. The Mayor delivered his proposal on the plan – essentially the proposed council budget for 2016-2017 – ... More >>

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 >>



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