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Decision Digest 22 Feb 2018 - Governing Body

Thursday, 22 February 2018, 5:29 pm | Auckland Council

Governing Body swears in new councillor and agrees to push for fireworks ban At today’s Governing Body meeting, Josephine Bartley was officially sworn in by Mayor Phil Goff as the Auckland councillor for the Maungakiekie-Tāmaki ward and the first ... More >>

Council Digest: further closure to protect kauri

Tuesday, 20 February 2018, 6:25 pm | Auckland Council

Committee votes for further closure to protect kauri At the first Environment and Community Committee meeting of the year today, councillors voted unanimously for the closure of all forested areas within the Waitākere Ranges Regional Park (with ... More >>

Committee votes for further closure to protect Kauri

Tuesday, 20 February 2018, 5:24 pm | Auckland Council

At the first Environment and Community Committee meeting of the year today, councillors voted unanimously for the closure of all forested areas within the Waitākere Ranges Regional Park (with exceptions that will be consulted on in the coming weeks), and ... More >>

Waitākere forest closure proposed

Tuesday, 20 February 2018, 3:49 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland Council has decided to close the forested area of the Waitākere Ranges Regional Park. More >>

Auckland Council by-elections final results

Tuesday, 20 February 2018, 1:51 pm | Auckland Council

Following three Auckland Council by-elections, a ward councillor and two local board members have been elected: More >>

Dutch elm disease found on iconic Auckland trees

Monday, 19 February 2018, 2:12 pm | Auckland Council

Dutch elm disease has been confirmed on an elm tree outside the Auckland Art Gallery, and on a group of elms located within the historic Symonds Street Cemetery, in central Auckland. More >>

Interactive hub - visitors build unique walking experiences

Monday, 19 February 2018, 11:36 am | Auckland Council

An innovative digital portal has opened allowing visitors to design their own custom walking tours of the central city. More >>

Auckland Council by-elections - progress results

Saturday, 17 February 2018, 5:16 pm | Auckland Council

Following by-elections in the Maungakiekie-Tāmaki Ward and the Waitematā and Manurewa Local Boards, Electoral Officer Dale Ofsoske has announced the following progress voting results: More >>

“Wynyard hybrid” proposal a viable option for cup venue

Wednesday, 14 February 2018, 1:41 pm | Auckland Council

New deal makes “Wynyard hybrid” proposal a viable option for America’s Cup The Government and Auckland Council welcome a new deal to free up land on Wynyard Point. This now opens up the possibility of a new Wynyard hybrid option that will ... More >>

First meeting looks at urban design and congestion

Tuesday, 13 February 2018, 5:24 pm | Auckland Council

The Planning Committee met today for its first meeting of 2018 to consider updates on quality urban design across Auckland and the Auckland Smarter Transport Pricing project. More >>

Takarunga / Mt Victoria summit vehicle-free from March

Tuesday, 13 February 2018, 3:06 pm | Auckland Council

Work begins this week on returning the tihi (summit) of Takarunga / Mt Victoria to a vehicle-free space. More >>

New mayoral led initiative to crack down on illegal dumping

Monday, 12 February 2018, 11:12 am | Auckland Council

Mayor Phil Goff today announced significant new resources to tackle illegal dumping in Auckland, unveiled as part of a new mayoral led initiative, including a new 0800 hotline to report dumpers. More >>

Love Your Maunga

Friday, 2 February 2018, 10:40 am | Auckland Council

Four hours of live music, food and market stalls is set for the ‘Love Your Maunga’ event at Māngere Mountain, 11am to 3pm on Saturday 17 February. More >>

Mayor Proposes $20 Million Boost for Auckland Art Gallery

Thursday, 1 February 2018, 10:30 am | Auckland Council

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff is proposing a funding boost to the Art Gallery after years of funding cuts to the city’s iconic institution. More >>

Award-winning Tami Neilson to headline Music in Parks finale

Wednesday, 31 January 2018, 12:30 pm | Auckland Council

Finish your summer under the stars with New Zealand’s own musical star, singer-songwriter Tami Neilson. More >>

Solar-powered bike bringing waterfront news

Friday, 26 January 2018, 4:13 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland Council's new information bike will be out at popular events bringing Aucklanders up to speed on plans for the city centre’s development. More >>

Developer jailed for brutal damage to protected native trees

Friday, 26 January 2018, 1:07 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland Council has welcomed the sentencing of a man who damaged seven protected native trees – six pōhutukawa and one totara – at a Waiwera property, despite multiple warnings from the council to stop. More >>

Voting begins in three Auckland by-elections

Friday, 26 January 2018, 9:01 am | Auckland Council

By-election packs are being mailed out this week and voting begins today for the Maungakiekie-Tāmaki Ward, Manurewa Local Board and Waitematā Local Board by-elections. More >>

Auckland Council introduces glamping

Tuesday, 23 January 2018, 9:49 am | Auckland Council

Experience Kiwi camping at its finest this summer by trying out Auckland Council’s new glamping tents. More >>

Council seeks sale of Kingsland property to recover rates

Monday, 22 January 2018, 4:43 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland Council has asked the High Court to proceed with the sale of a Kingsland property owned by Ms Penny Bright to recover unpaid rates and penalties dating back to 2007. More >>



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