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Mayor welcomes report on light rail to airport

Friday, 24 March 2017, 5:29 pm | Auckland Council

Mayor Phil Goff today welcomed government and Council agreement on the need for light rail from the airport to city. More >>

Plan change proposed for Sites of Significance to Mana Whenu

Friday, 24 March 2017, 1:11 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland Council’s Planning Committee is to consider approving engagement with mana whenua and landowners on approximately 270 new Sites and Places of Significance to Mana Whenua as the next step in developing a plan change. More >>

Daylight saving end triggers tsumani alert test

Friday, 24 March 2017, 11:31 am | Auckland Council

Aucklanders are advised there will be “no cause for alarm” at noon on Sunday 2 April, as the city’s tsunami sirens are given their twice-yearly test. More >>

Artist in Residence’s choreographer to take up residency

Friday, 24 March 2017, 9:46 am | Auckland Council

Choreographer and dancer Chloe Loftus has been selected as the 2017 Auckland Council Artist in Residence – an annual initiative celebrating the creation of new and inspiring art. She is the first choreographer to be selected for the residency, which ... More >>

Rainy weekend may bring more disruption

Thursday, 23 March 2017, 4:45 pm | Auckland Council

MetService is forecasting a wet end to the week and into next week, which may cause more disruption to areas affected by recent storms and flooding. More >>

Live events pump up the volume

Thursday, 23 March 2017, 3:33 pm | Auckland Council

Step into a recording studio, spin the decks or sing a classic Kiwi song at New Zealand’s largest-ever music exhibition, Volume: Making Music in Aotearoa. Since October 2016, Volume has been turning visitors into rock stars, DJ’s, dancers and producers. More >>

Mayor opens Auckland Conversations event on homelessness

Thursday, 23 March 2017, 2:12 pm | Auckland Council

Today Social Housing Minister Amy Adams and Auckland Mayor Phil Goff launched Housing First Auckland, which aims to house 472 chronically homeless Aucklanders and provide services to address the causes of their homelessness. More >>

Easter Sunday trading leads discussion at meeting

Thursday, 23 March 2017, 1:04 pm | Auckland Council

Decision digest | Governing Body 23 March 2017 Easter Sunday trading leads discussion at Governing Body meeting The Government’s decision to delegate policy decisions allowing retail businesses to trade on Easter Sunday came before the Governing Body ... More >>

Housing First launches to help Auckland’s homeless

Thursday, 23 March 2017, 12:53 pm | Auckland Council

A new initiative aimed at ending chronic homelessness in Auckland has officially kicked off. More >>

Decision digest | Finance and Performance Committee

Wednesday, 22 March 2017, 12:49 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland Council’s Finance and Performance Committee yesterday made decisions on a number of topics, including approving the funding levy for 2017/2018 and a value for money review across the council group. More >>

Time running out to have your say on Auckland’s budget

Wednesday, 22 March 2017, 11:32 am | Auckland Council

Aucklanders are being urged to have their say on the council’s 2017/2018 budget before consultation closes next week. More >>

Aucklanders band together through watery times

Saturday, 18 March 2017, 5:16 pm | Auckland Council

For immediate release 17 March 2017 #12 Aucklanders band together through watery times Aucklanders have had a week of water-related issues and challenges, and have shown plenty of resilience and community spirit, also getting in behind the drive ... More >>

Mayor signs historic iwi relationship agreement

Friday, 17 March 2017, 4:52 pm | Auckland Council

17 March 2017 Mayor signs historic iwi relationship agreement Mayor Phil Goff has joined with the Chair of Te Uri o Hau Settlement Trust Russell Kemp and the Chair of the Rodney Local Board Beth Houlbrooke to sign the first formal relationship agreement ... More >>

Helping residents swap unwanted treasures

Thursday, 16 March 2017, 2:47 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland Council and community social website Neighbourly have worked together to create a dedicated space that enables Aucklanders to offer their unwanted items to other people in their neighbourhood. More >>

Auckland parks flagged with international quality mark

Monday, 13 March 2017, 11:13 am | Auckland Council

Auckland Council has been awarded half of the 22 prestigious Green Flag Awards granted across New Zealand and Australia as part of the Green Flag Award scheme 2016/17, recognising them as being among the best in the world. More >>

Auckland fashion walks the walk

Thursday, 9 March 2017, 11:35 am | Auckland Council

9 March 2017 Auckland fashion walks the walk Where were Dior originals made in Auckland? Who was the fashion designer that became one of NZ’s most famous madams? Who made Trelise Cooper’s wedding dress? Where is the source of Zambesi? Discover these ... More >>

Hunua Falls Camp evacuation

Wednesday, 8 March 2017, 12:44 pm | Auckland Council

An evacuation of the Hunua Falls Camp at Falls Road, Hunua, is currently underway. More >>

Camp Adair evacuated

Wednesday, 8 March 2017, 8:42 am | Auckland Council

Upwards of 200 children and adults have been evacuated from YMCA Camp Adair in the Hunua Ranges. More >>

Morning commuter alert: S.E Auckland affected by flooding

Wednesday, 8 March 2017, 6:47 am | Auckland Council

Severe localised flooding has caused damage and disruption to areas of Auckland’s south eastern coast and inland Papakura. More >>

Future urban development leads agenda

Tuesday, 7 March 2017, 4:48 pm | Auckland Council

The Planning Committee today agreed to refresh its 30 year strategy for future urban development and discussed the council’s submissions on the East West Link and the Review of the Unit Titles Act discussion document. More >>



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