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Auckland Council warns of phone scam

Thursday, 30 June 2016, 12:14 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland Council is warning residents to be vigilant after a woman fell victim to a scam from a person claiming to be from ‘Auckland District Council’. More >>

Auckland Council’s text trial exceeds expectations

Wednesday, 29 June 2016, 2:12 pm | Auckland Council

A text message trial set up by Auckland Council is proving to be a hit, with thousands of Northwest residents signing up for the service. More >>

Take a fresh look at standing for council

Monday, 27 June 2016, 4:13 pm | Auckland Council

Aucklanders are invited to take a fresh look at standing as a candidate in the upcoming local elections in October. Candidate Week (27 June to 1 July) is a national initiative by New Zealand’s local councils to help inspire potential candidates, and get them ... More >>

Paving the way for Auckland’s tertiary entrepreneurs

Thursday, 23 June 2016, 2:54 pm | Auckland Council

Tertiary Student Entrepreneurship Programme 2016 Aspiring Auckland tertiary entrepreneurs are receiving a welcome boost to turn their ideas into a commercial reality through a new student entrepreneurship programme. Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development ... More >>

Auckland and Government align on transport

Tuesday, 21 June 2016, 2:47 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland Mayor Len Brown is today welcoming continuing progress towards agreement between Auckland Council and the government on investment on transport in Auckland for the next 30 years. The Mayor, Transport Minister Simon Bridges, Finance Minister ... More >>

Amnesty “most successful ever undertaken”

Monday, 20 June 2016, 11:38 am | Auckland Council

20 June, 2016 Amnesty “most successful ever undertaken” With ten days left to run, Councillor Calum Penrose says Auckland Council’s menacing dogs amnesty is “the most successful ever undertaken in Auckland”, with 676 dogs already signed ... More >>

$80,000 for heritage approved by Finance and Performance

Thursday, 16 June 2016, 4:44 pm | Auckland Council

The council’s Finance and Performance Committee today approved $80,000 of grants through its Regional Historic Heritage Grants Programme (RHHGP), as well as considering updates on Auckland Council financial results and other issues. More >>

Dogs change colours

Tuesday, 14 June 2016, 10:37 am | Auckland Council

Auckland dogs will be changing colours over the coming year. Dogs that were once ginger, copper, Blenheim, liver, mahogany, rust or auburn coloured will soon be known only as “red”. Say goodbye to your wheaten, cinnamon or chocolate coloured pooch ... More >>

Krum helps return the one tree to Maungakiekie, finally

Sunday, 12 June 2016, 7:18 pm | Auckland Council

Councillor Denise Krum was delighted to be a part of the dawn planting ceremony that is returning a tree to One Tree Hill in the ward which she represents (Maungakiekie-Tamaki). The Auckland councillor says, ‘It’s wonderful that the iconic One Tree Hill can ... More >>

Trees rise again on the summit of mighty Maungakiekie

Sunday, 12 June 2016, 7:10 pm | Auckland Council

Today marks an historic moment in time for the Tūpuna Maunga (ancestral mountain), Maungakiekie / One Tree Hill. More >>

Mauri o te Moana award winners announced

Friday, 10 June 2016, 5:03 pm | Auckland Council

Three environmental leaders with a deep commitment to the wellbeing of the Manukau Harbour are recipients of the first Mauri o te Moana Awards, revealed today at the Manukau Harbour Forum Symposium, in Māngere. More >>

Time to Stand Up, Stand Out

Thursday, 9 June 2016, 3:45 pm | Auckland Council

An online clip of three talented singers is again showing the world what young Aucklanders can do. The video captures students PJ Tele’a, Junior Soqeta and Irene Folau’s performance of the Bill Withers classic ‘Lean On Me’ at the 2015 heats for regional ... More >>

Aucklanders advised to change Civil Defence app

Wednesday, 8 June 2016, 1:58 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland residents are being advised to change their current civil defence phone alert system to a new national Red Cross hazard app. “We’re changing to a national platform for civil defence alerts and we’d like to encourage all Aucklanders to ... More >>

Auckland Council targets bottom ten percent of dog owners

Wednesday, 8 June 2016, 10:48 am | Auckland Council

More than 99,000 or 90 percent of all Auckland dogs will be sporting shiny new blue tags over the next two months as their owners re-register them. But this year council officers will be targeting the bottom ten percent who “take a free ride at the ... More >>

Auckland says NPS could be useful tool

Thursday, 2 June 2016, 2:43 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland’s Mayor and Deputy Mayor believe the proposals contained in the National Policy Statement on Urban Development Capacity (NPS) will provide a useful tool in measuring and meeting demand for land for both housing and business. More >>

Mayor: CRL will change Auckland for ever

Thursday, 2 June 2016, 11:41 am | Auckland Council

Auckland Mayor Len Brown is describing this morning’s commencement of the construction of the City Rail Link (CRL) as an historic day for Auckland which will transform the city. More >>

How long do you really need to exercise for?

Wednesday, 1 June 2016, 12:27 pm | Auckland Council

This month Auckland Council Pools and Leisure launched ‘Let’s make it fit’ – a programme which encourages time-poor people to exercise through individually tailored 30 minutes sessions that fit in with their schedules. More >>

Successful tsunami walk in Orewa

Monday, 30 May 2016, 11:40 am | Auckland Council

More than 3,000 students and public took part in the Orewa Tsunami walk last week (Wednesday 25 May). Organised by Auckland Council’s Civil Defence and Emergency Management (CDEM) team, the walk was held to increase community preparedness in Orewa ... More >>

Recommendations on designations received

Wednesday, 25 May 2016, 4:24 pm | Auckland Council

The first Independent Hearings Panel recommendations on the Proposed Auckland Unitary Plan have been received by Auckland Council. More >>

Call for nominations in Manukau Harbour awards

Monday, 23 May 2016, 3:22 pm | Auckland Council

The Manukau Harbour Forum is inviting nominations from respective mana whenua, iwi, individual contributors and community group representatives for the Mauri o te Moana Award. More >>



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