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More parks and open space for Auckland

Tuesday, 14 August 2018, 5:32 pm | Auckland Council

A report presented to Auckland Council’s Environment and Community Committee today outlines the $43.7 million council spent purchasing new parks and open space for Aucklanders in the previous financial year. More >>

Group procurement delivers $288 million in savings

Wednesday, 8 August 2018, 4:07 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland Council’s group source procurement programme, which combines Auckland Council, Auckland Transport and Watercare when procuring products and services, has delivered $288million of savings and benefits since 2016, it was revealed today. More >>

Auckland experiencing urban housing surge

Wednesday, 8 August 2018, 1:32 pm | Auckland Council

The Auckland Unitary Plan is having a major impact on the city’s development with consents for residential housing within existing urban areas surging to new highs. More >>

Consultation opens on representation review

Wednesday, 8 August 2018, 9:10 am | Auckland Council

Consultation opens today (8 August) on proposed changes to Auckland Council’s ward and local board subdivision boundaries. More >>

New chairs appointed to ATEED and RFA boards

Friday, 3 August 2018, 11:16 am | Auckland Council

Auckland Council’s Appointments, Performance Review and Value for Money Committee has approved two new chair appointments to the boards of Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED) and Regional Facilities Auckland (RFA). More >>

Timeframe extended on new freedom camping bylaw

Monday, 30 July 2018, 4:58 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland Council is committed to effectively and proactively managing freedom camping across the Auckland region. More >>

Wintergardens nursery in for modern makeover

Monday, 30 July 2018, 3:18 pm | Auckland Council

The nursery responsible for growing and supplying plants for Auckland Domain’s popular Wintergardens is getting a makeover, with modern technology set to make growing exotic species from all over the world much easier. More >>

The vision for Auckland 2050 now online

Monday, 30 July 2018, 3:03 pm | Auckland Council

The Auckland Plan 2050, which sets the direction for Auckland’s future and how the region will grow and change over the next 30 years, is now available online . More >>

Kauri dieback confirmed on North Shore

Friday, 27 July 2018, 3:10 pm | Auckland Council

Kauri Park on Auckland’s North Shore has been temporarily closed to the public after a tree in the park was confirmed to have kauri dieback disease. More >>

Mayor welcomes hundreds of volunteers

Friday, 27 July 2018, 12:25 pm | Auckland Council

Hundreds of volunteers including members of the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF), Scouts, schools and community groups joined Mayor Phil Goff and representatives from Te Uru Rākau Forestry New Zealand this morning to kickstart a weekend of tree planting ... More >>

Ward and local board subdivision boundary changes

Thursday, 26 July 2018, 3:52 pm | Auckland Council

Changes to Auckland Council’s ward and local board subdivision boundaries are proposed under a statutory representation review required under the Local Electoral Act. More >>

200-year-old Māori drawings undergoing conservation

Thursday, 26 July 2018, 12:31 pm | Auckland Council

Some of the first materials sharing Māori culture and language overseas are undergoing extensive conservation work for an international exhibition. More >>

Matariki planting finale

Thursday, 26 July 2018, 12:26 pm | Auckland Council

This Friday, Mayor Phil Goff will welcome over 800 volunteers to Manukau’s Puhinui Reserve for the final Matariki planting event as part of his Million Trees programme. More >>

How much would you pay to live next to a piece of history?

Tuesday, 24 July 2018, 12:19 pm | Auckland Council

Recent research by Auckland Council has revealed Aucklanders are prepared to pay more for a house close to a scheduled heritage place and within a special character area. More >>

All you need to know about your new rates

Thursday, 19 July 2018, 8:54 am | Auckland Council

New rates to deliver the largest-ever investment in Auckland’s infrastructure and environment can be found online at aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/rates More >>

Six to run in Auckland by-election

Wednesday, 18 July 2018, 2:39 pm | Auckland Council

Nominations have closed for the Howick ward by-election with six candidates putting their hands up to fill the vacant seat More >>

Waitangi Day Concert application referred to Environ Court

Friday, 13 July 2018, 5:03 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland Council's Resource Consent General Manager has accepted the Eden Park Trust’s request for the Waitangi Day Concert application to be determined by the Environment Court through a direct referral process instead of by the council. More >>

Council reduces fleet and adds electric vehicles

Friday, 13 July 2018, 9:56 am | Auckland Council

Auckland Council is reducing its vehicle fleet and going green with the purchase of 10 new electric vehicles (EVs). More >>

Record sentence for property developer

Wednesday, 11 July 2018, 1:43 pm | Auckland Council

The unprecedented sentence handed down to property developer Augustine Lau in the Auckland District Court is a strong warning to others who would consider this type of offending. More >>

Council goes to High Court over planning appeals

Thursday, 5 July 2018, 3:10 pm | Auckland Council

After extensive hearings by an independent panel of experts appointed by the government, Auckland Council released its decision on the AUP in August 2016, which was the subject of appeals to the Environment Court and the High Court. Eight judicial reviews were ... More >>

 

 

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