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Manukau students go wild over Zoofari education

Monday, 25 May 2015, 2:50 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland Zoo continues to welcome schools to its dynamic Warehouse Zoofari programme, giving more young Kiwi kids the chance to engage in a wildlife education. More >>

Len Brown fails to convince Govt on transport

Thursday, 21 May 2015, 5:19 pm | Auckland Council

While Parliament was listening to Finance Minister Bill English deliver the Government’s Budget, Auckland Mayor Len Brown was assuring councillors in today’s Finance & Performance Committee that there was now great alignment between the Government and ... More >>

Accelerated Transport Programme agreed

Thursday, 21 May 2015, 4:38 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland Council’s Finance and Performance Committee today supported an Accelerated Transport Programme made possible by funding from the new Interim Transport Levy for the next three years. More >>

NewCore project remains on course

Thursday, 21 May 2015, 3:56 pm | Auckland Council

21 May 2015 NewCore project remains on course Auckland Council’s NewCore IS project remains on track, according to the latest quarterly report on the project. The NewCore Project Update submitted to the Finance and Performance Committee shows NewCore is ... More >>

Director of People and Capability appointment

Tuesday, 19 May 2015, 3:08 pm | Auckland Council

19 May 2015 Auckland Council Director of People and Capability appointment Today Auckland Council CEO, Stephen Town, announced the appointment of Christine Etherington as the new Director of People and Capability. With a strong career in HR, Christine ... More >>

Calling all Kapa Haka super stars

Tuesday, 19 May 2015, 1:21 pm | Auckland Council

19 May, 2015 Fire up the crew, take up the challenge... calling all Kapa Haka super stars 2degrees Kapa Haka Super 12s returns to heat up the stage on Saturday 11 July at The Cloud, Queen’s Wharf. Once again, teams of 12 kaihaka get 12 minutes to ... More >>

Sāmoan Language Week at Auckland Libraries

Monday, 18 May 2015, 3:33 pm | Auckland Council

Fa’atauaina o le Vaiaso o le Gagana Sāmoa – Sāmoan Language Week at Auckland Libraries More >>

Devonport Library smashes records in first three months

Friday, 15 May 2015, 3:06 pm | Auckland Council

Three months in and Devonport’s new library is smashing records for visitor numbers, WiFi use and new memberships. Te Pātaka Kōrero o Te Hau Kapua, the new Devonport Library, has drawn a record number of visitors, with 93,369 visits between February ... More >>

Consents appropriate but wants improvements

Thursday, 14 May 2015, 12:31 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland Development Committee today received a report which confirmed the council’s Paturoa Rd consents were appropriate, the correct rules and been followed and that the independent commissioners were right not to publicly notify the applications. More >>

Alcohol policy for Auckland takes next step

Wednesday, 13 May 2015, 2:27 pm | Auckland Council

13 May 2015 Alcohol policy for Auckland takes next step A policy to manage the sale and supply of alcohol in Auckland took another step today with Auckland Council adopting its provisional local alcohol policy (LAP). The Regional Strategy and Policy Committee ... More >>

Auckland Council - Regional Strategy and Policy Committee

Wednesday, 13 May 2015, 12:26 pm | Auckland Council

Decision digest | Regional Strategy and Policy Committee 13 May 2015 Provisional LAP, Wiri prison sub-committee and reserve revocation go before committee The main focus of today’s Auckland Council’s Regional Strategy and Policy Committee was ... More >>

Mayor welcomes Reserve Bank initiative

Wednesday, 13 May 2015, 10:35 am | Auckland Council

Mayor Len Brown has welcomed the Reserve Bank announcement this morning that it is to take action to combat what it describes as growing housing risk in Auckland. The Reserve Bank has announced that it will require residential property investors ... More >>

Film protocol review aims to benefit communities

Monday, 11 May 2015, 5:30 pm | Auckland Council

An increased focus on sharing the benefits of Auckland’s booming screen industry with local communities is the key recommendation of an Auckland Council Hearing Panel which reviewed the Auckland Film Protocol. More >>

Auckland Council Director of Governance announcement

Monday, 11 May 2015, 11:55 am | Auckland Council

Today Auckland Council CEO, Stephen Town, announced the appointment of Phil Wilson as the new Director of Governance. Mr Wilson is currently Chief of Staff to the Mayor of Auckland. He has led the Mayor’s office since 2010 through the formative stages ... More >>

Auckland welcomes changes to earthquake legislation

Sunday, 10 May 2015, 11:47 am | Auckland Council

Auckland Mayor Len Brown has welcomed changes to proposed earthquake legislation. "The changes to the proposed legislation still save lives, but will reduce the cost that was due to be imposed on Auckland property owners," he says. "They ... More >>

Auckland Council agrees final 10-year Budget

Friday, 8 May 2015, 9:04 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland Council has today agreed on its final 10-year Budget, introducing an interim transport levy to help fix the region’s transport issues as well as agreeing an average general rates increase of 2.5 per cent for 2015/16. More >>

Council agrees to creation of Development Auckland

Friday, 8 May 2015, 5:03 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland Council has today agreed to the creation of a new Council Controlled Organisation, to be known as Development Auckland. More >>

Krum Attempts 20% Rates Cap

Friday, 8 May 2015, 3:02 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland Councillor Denise Krum, Maungakiekie-Tamaki ward, today tabled an amendment to cap Auckland’s rate rises at a maximum of 20%. The amendment was lost 8 votes to 15. More >>

Auckland Council agrees interim levy for new transport fixes

Thursday, 7 May 2015, 2:42 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland Council’s Budget Committee today agreed to introduce the Mayor’s interim transport levy to begin immediate work on Auckland’s transport challenges. More >>

Taste of Puketāpapa launches tomorrow

Wednesday, 6 May 2015, 5:44 pm | Auckland Council

From May 7 to 21, Taste of Puketāpapa invites Auckland foodies to sample the international flavour of eateries in Mt Roskill, Hillsborough and Lynfield. More >>

 

 

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