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Artists announced for Sculpture in the Gardens

Friday, 27 March 2015, 12:19 pm | Auckland Council

Several new faces are among the 20 New Zealand sculptors selected to participate in the Sculpture in the Gardens exhibition at the Auckland Botanic Gardens in November. More >>

Support for Cultural Impact Assessments re-stated

Thursday, 26 March 2015, 1:05 pm | Auckland Council

Support for Cultural Impact Assessments re-stated Auckland Council has confirmed its support for the Cultural Impact Assessment (CIA) requirements in the Proposed Auckland Unitary Plan. Some amendments agreed by the Auckland Development Committee ... More >>

Support for Cultural Impact Assessments re-stated

Thursday, 26 March 2015, 12:25 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland Council has confirmed its support for the Cultural Impact Assessment (CIA) requirements in the Proposed Auckland Unitary Plan. More >>

Listen out for the tsunami siren tests

Thursday, 26 March 2015, 11:51 am | Auckland Council

Tsunami siren testing will take place at midday this Sunday (5 April) at North and West Auckland beaches. The sirens are tested twice a year in line with daylight savings, a handy reminder to check your civil defence survival items, household plan and getaway ... More >>

Council staff thwart attempted bribery

Tuesday, 24 March 2015, 3:16 pm | Auckland Council

Council staff thwart attempted bribery Auckland Council is praising its staff for “doing the right thing” in immediately reporting an attempted bribery case now before the courts. The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) today brought a charge of corruption ... More >>

‘Recycle right’ campaign on the right track

Monday, 23 March 2015, 4:50 pm | Auckland Council

A new campaign to step Aucklanders through a planned transformation of the region’s waste services has made an encouraging start, an evaluation report shows. More >>

Local Alcohol Policy Public Deliberations

Friday, 20 March 2015, 10:08 pm | Auckland Council

Public deliberations on Auckland’s Local Alcohol Policy (LAP) were completed today. A panel of councillors, as well as policy staff, discussed each aspect of the draft LAP including policies on areas, density, hours, discretionary conditions and more. ... More >>

Decision digest: Progress with CRL faster than anticipated

Thursday, 19 March 2015, 4:50 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland Council committee members met today to discuss the levies for the Auckland Museum and MOTAT, further financial assistance for the Retrofit Your Home Programme, and the council’s submission to the Weathertight Homes Resolution Service Amendment ... More >>

Rainbow community advisory panel gets first tick

Wednesday, 18 March 2015, 3:44 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland Council’s Community Development and Safety Committee has today supported the establishment of a council Rainbow Community Advisory Panel. If formally approved, the panel will provide a local government platform from which to effectively address ... More >>

Mayoral Fund poised to assist after Cyclone Pam

Wednesday, 18 March 2015, 2:20 pm | Auckland Council

Mayor Len Brown is urging Aucklanders keen to help Ni-Vanuatu and Tuvaluan communities hit by Cyclone Pam to donate to the Mayoral Fund for the Pacific, which is geared up and ready to help. More >>

Auckland Council welcomes government position in Auckland

Tuesday, 17 March 2015, 11:17 am | Auckland Council

Auckland Council Chief Executive Stephen Town has welcomed the announcement of an Auckland-based States Services deputy commissioner – Lewis Holden. Mr Town says council already works with many government departments and its elected representatives ... More >>

Auckland Council to consider ‘Rainbow’ panel

Monday, 16 March 2015, 5:45 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland Council’s Community Development and Safety Committee is to consider establishing a ‘Rainbow Community Advisory Panel’ at its meeting on Wednesday. More >>

Budget consultation closes with record number of submissions

Monday, 16 March 2015, 4:35 pm | Auckland Council

More than 15,000 Aucklanders have submitted feedback to the council’s consultation on its 10-year budget, which closed at 4pm today (Monday). As of 5pm on 15 March, 15,163 submissions had been received, topping the previous 10-year budget consultation ... More >>

Auckland International Cultural Festival is back

Monday, 16 March 2015, 11:09 am | Auckland Council

The Auckland International Cultural Festival, a free annual event, returns to Mt Roskill’s War Memorial Park on Sunday 29 March. With more than 55 cultures represented, this event has something for everyone. More >>

Be careful - Cyclone Pam arrives this evening

Sunday, 15 March 2015, 4:17 pm | Auckland Council

The north-east coast of Auckland and Great Barrier will be hit by severe weather this evening and general disruption is expected across the region. More >>

Auckland Council welcomes broadband announcement

Friday, 13 March 2015, 3:28 pm | Auckland Council

Digitally-remote communities in the Auckland region will have the Auckland Council supporting their case for access to faster broadband and better connectivity. More >>

Review agreed to improve future council consent process

Thursday, 12 March 2015, 5:31 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland Council committee members met today to discuss the kauri tree in Titirangi and a proposal for Auckland’s membership to the C40 Cities Climate Change Group. The committee also received reports on the Costs of Residential Servicing Study and ... More >>

Auckland Development Committee discusses Kauri Tree issue

Thursday, 12 March 2015, 2:57 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland Development Committee discusses Kauri Tree issue Today’s meeting of the Auckland Council’s development committee discussed concerns surrounding plans to remove a Kauri tree at 40 Paturoa Road. More >>

Auckland Council to act on plastic bags

Thursday, 12 March 2015, 11:50 am | Auckland Council

Auckland Council is set to lead the way on sustainability after it agreed to establish a working group to minimise the usage of single-use plastic bags in the Auckland region. More >>

Council offers to work with developers on kauri tree

Thursday, 12 March 2015, 10:22 am | Auckland Council

Deputy Mayor Penny Hulse has welcomed a statement from owners of the Paturoa Road sites saying a kauri tree on the property can stay, but has ruled out council purchasing the property. “I welcome the developers’ offer to enter into a conversation with ... More >>

 

 

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