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Pop-up village to enliven Queens Wharf this summer

Thursday, 26 November 2015, 2:44 pm | Auckland Council

A temporary pop-up container village is being planned for Queens Wharf, to create an exciting new dining and services hub for visitors to the downtown area. More >>

Mayoress’ Scholarships Announced

Thursday, 26 November 2015, 11:39 am | Auckland Council

Four students from Auckland’s lower decile schools have been awarded Mayoress’ Fund for Youth scholarships. River Jorgensen, Racheal Kaitu’u, Penina Latu and Tule Mahe - selected as scholarship recipients from more than 30 applications - will ... More >>

How to get to and from Santa’s big arrival

Thursday, 26 November 2015, 10:27 am | Auckland Council

Join the fun and take the family by bus, train or ferry to the annual Farmers Santa Parade this Sunday 29 November at 1pm. More >>

Pasifika communities to celebrate Jonah Lomu’s life

Thursday, 26 November 2015, 9:59 am | Auckland Council

Pasifika communities will pay traditional tributes to Jonah Lomu at a unique celebration of his life in Manukau on Saturday, ahead of the official memorial service at Eden Park on Monday. More >>

Karekare Surf Lifesaving Club moves into the drone zone

Monday, 23 November 2015, 10:05 am | Auckland Council

In a New Zealand first, Karekare Surf Lifesaving Club will receive a surveillance drone, to trial in partnership with Surf Life Saving New Zealand and Surf Life Saving Northern Region, to further improve rescue response times in keeping our community ... More >>

Council agrees next steps in financing review

Thursday, 19 November 2015, 5:26 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland Council’s Finance and Performance committee met today and discussed the two Alternative Sources of Financing reports by EY and Cameron Partners. The committee agreed to hold a workshop in February to consider the direction it wishes to take ... More >>

Aucklanders signing up for White Ribbon Queen Street march

Thursday, 19 November 2015, 2:13 pm | Auckland Council

White Ribbon march on Queen Street on 25th November is attracting huge support from Aucklanders as they sign up to attend this significant event to campaign against violence towards women. More >>

Aucklanders mourn the loss of one of our greatest sons

Wednesday, 18 November 2015, 2:50 pm | Auckland Council

Mayor Len Brown says Jonah Lomu will be remembered as a great Aucklander and a great New Zealander who left his mark both on and off the rugby field. More >>

Port Future Study consultants appointed

Wednesday, 18 November 2015, 10:03 am | Auckland Council

A consortium of independent consultants has been selected to identify and evaluate options for the long term future of the port. Announced today, the multidisciplinary consortium has experience in specialities across environmental, marine, cultural, ... More >>

Flags to be flown at half-mast for Paris

Tuesday, 17 November 2015, 10:45 am | Auckland Council

17 November 2015 Flags to be flown at half-mast for Paris The Mayor has directed that flags flying from council buildings across Auckland be flown at half-mast today as Aucklanders express their sorrow and solidarity with the people of Paris. It follows ... More >>

Much to learn at global climate change conference

Monday, 16 November 2015, 5:02 pm | Auckland Council

Much to learn at global climate change conference Mayor Len Brown says there will be much for Auckland to learn at a global climate change conference in Paris this month. Len Brown is part of the official New Zealand government delegation to the ... More >>

Book of Condolence for Paris

Monday, 16 November 2015, 1:32 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland Council has set up a Book of Condolence for Aucklanders to share their sorrow with Parisians in the aftermath of the attacks. The book will be available for signing on the ground floor of the Auckland Town Hall on Queen St during business hours from ... More >>

Auckland Council commits to energy saving plan

Friday, 13 November 2015, 3:57 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland Council has announced a commitment to improve the way it uses energy, as part of a three-year partnership with the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA). The agreement will see steps put in place to save energy and reduce carbon ... More >>

More than 400 homes for Hobsonville Point site

Friday, 13 November 2015, 9:04 am | Auckland Council

Media release 12 November 2015 More than 400 homes and an employment hub for Hobsonville Point site More >>

Three Kings housing development a step closer

Thursday, 12 November 2015, 5:00 pm | Auckland Council

A development of up to 1,500 homes on the former Three Kings quarry is today a step closer with the Auckland Development Committee approval of a land swap that will enable the preferred housing scheme to take place. More >>

Aucklanders’ feedback changes timing of land development

Thursday, 12 November 2015, 4:25 pm | Auckland Council

Changes to the timing of greenfield land being made ready for urban development have been accepted in the Future Urban Land Supply Strategy approved by the Auckland Development Committee. More >>

Top results for Auckland’s non-stop 2014/15 year of events

Thursday, 12 November 2015, 10:42 am | Auckland Council

Auckland’s massive 2014/15 line-up of events – which included two world cups – has pumped more than $85 million into the regional economy. More >>

New dog agility course to open in Henderson

Thursday, 12 November 2015, 9:49 am | Auckland Council

Henderson-Massey Local Board invites dog owners and their dogs to the opening of a new dog agility course on Saturday 12 December, 10.30am – 1pm at Corban Reserve, located at 130-136 Henderson Valley Road. More >>

Sirens & Sounds Safety Festival is back

Wednesday, 11 November 2015, 11:48 am | Auckland Council

The annual Sirens & Sounds Safety Festival is back on Saturday 21 November 2015, 11am – 3pm More >>

New director for Tamaki Redevelopment Company

Wednesday, 11 November 2015, 11:27 am | Auckland Council

Auckland Council has appointed of a new director to the Tamaki Redevelopment Company Limited (TRC). The council’s CCO Monitoring and Governance Committee approved the appointment of Kerry Hitchcock at its November meeting. Mr Hitchcock has a long history ... More >>



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