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Liquor Bans Retained for Manurewa

Friday, 28 August 2015, 12:12 pm | Auckland Council

Liquor Bans Retained for Manurewa The Manurewa Local Board voted tonight unanimously to retain the vast majority of alcohol drinking bans which were up for review under Auckland Council’s Alcohol Bylaw 2014. Manurewa Local Board Chairperson Angela ... More >>

Cameron Partners and EY awarded council financing tender

Friday, 28 August 2015, 11:14 am | Auckland Council

Today Auckland Council announced Cameron Partners and EY as the two independent advisory firms awarded the tender to review alternative sources of financing available to council. More >>

Referendum on transport funding, Development Auckland, SHA

Thursday, 27 August 2015, 5:02 pm | Auckland Council

A number of reports were presented and discussed at today’s Governing Body. The following is a digest of decisions made. More >>

Mayor hails historic agreement on transport

Thursday, 27 August 2015, 4:14 pm | Auckland Council

Mayor Len Brown has hailed the launch of the Auckland Transport Alignment Project as an historic milestone in the relationship between Auckland and the government. More >>

Celebrate the beauty of bungalows

Thursday, 27 August 2015, 3:28 pm | Auckland Council

If you love architecture, heritage and home renovations, the Albert-Eden Bungalow Festival is the perfect opportunity to indulge your interests. More >>

Hunua Falls reopens

Thursday, 27 August 2015, 2:54 pm | Auckland Council

Hunua Falls, including the car park and access to the picnic area, has re-opened to the public following stage two of the Hunua pest control programme. The rest of the parklands remain closed. More >>

Board offers subsidy to improve water quality

Wednesday, 26 August 2015, 10:08 am | Auckland Council

The lagoons at Karekare, Piha, North Piha and Te Henga (Bethells) have a history of pollution and recent studies have shown that poorly performing septic systems and long drops are contributing to this problem. More >>

Hunua 1080 application update

Tuesday, 25 August 2015, 4:26 pm | Auckland Council

Hunua 1080 application update The first application of toxic 1080 bait in the Hunua Ranges area is complete and the parklands are expected to reopen later this week. In the last few years, possum and rat numbers have increased significantly in the ... More >>

Hunua 1080 application underway

Friday, 21 August 2015, 10:10 am | Auckland Council

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

Decision digest: Finance and Performance Committee

Thursday, 20 August 2015, 5:29 pm | Auckland Council

Council performance, IS update and efficiencies on Finance and Performance agenda More >>

NewCore project update

Thursday, 20 August 2015, 2:35 pm | Auckland Council

NewCore project update Auckland Council’s IS transformation project NewCore remains on course, according to the latest quarterly report. The NewCore Project Update to today’s Finance and Performance Committee shows that the project remains within ... More >>

Auckland Mayor welcomes Government infrastructure plan

Thursday, 20 August 2015, 2:11 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland Mayor welcomes Government infrastructure plan The 30-year New Zealand Infrastructure Plan announced today has been applauded by Mayor Len Brown who says he supports the government’s desire to work closely together on this. The $110 billion plan contains ... More >>

Increase in number of houses possible under Proposed Plan

Thursday, 20 August 2015, 11:39 am | Auckland Council

Auckland Council has used the new Development Capacity Model to reveal how many houses could be built under the Proposed Auckland Unitary Plan (PAUP). More >>

Auckland on track in liveability stakes

Wednesday, 19 August 2015, 2:35 pm | Auckland Council

Mayor Len Brown is hailing the latest lift in Auckland’s liveability ratings as an indication we are on the right track, but also a reminder there is lots more to be done. The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) rates Auckland as the world’s ninth ... More >>

Opportunities abound for future of Aotea Quarter

Thursday, 13 August 2015, 2:14 pm | Auckland Council

Aucklanders will be asked to help shape a new framework to evolve the area around Aotea Square into a thriving cultural hub, servicing the whole of Auckland. More >>

Auckland Council responds to Using Land for Housing inquiry

Thursday, 13 August 2015, 2:05 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland Council responds to Using Land for Housing inquiry Auckland Council has welcomed the broader approach taken by the Productivity Commission in its draft report, Using Land for Housing. In its submission to the Productivity Commission, endorsed ... More >>

Grants to help Aucklanders be more active

Tuesday, 11 August 2015, 12:35 pm | Auckland Council

Grants to help Aucklanders be more active Applications are open for Auckland Council’s regional sport and recreation grant funding programme for organisations inspiring and encouraging Aucklanders to be more active. The 2015/16 programme was recently ... More >>

Central Auckland creative residencies now open

Tuesday, 11 August 2015, 10:39 am | Auckland Council

Emerging artists, creatives and writers can now spend the summer honing their craft in the leafy inner city suburb of Ponsonby – by applying for one of four residencies at Auckland Council’s Studio One Toi Tū. More >>

Birkenhead rubbish truck crash – as at 2pm

Monday, 10 August 2015, 2:07 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland Council staff are on the scene of a fatal rubbish truck crash on Hebe Place, Birkenhead, in which one person is confirmed to have died. “The truck was contracted to Auckland Council for rubbish collection services and we are currently working ... More >>

Education leader joins ATEED board

Friday, 7 August 2015, 3:56 pm | Auckland Council

News release 7 August 2015 Education leader joins ATEED board One of New Zealand’s most respected educators has been appointed a director of Auckland Council’s economic growth agency. University of Auckland Vice-Chancellor Professor Stuart McCutcheon ... More >>



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