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Public consultation aims to reach more Aucklanders

Friday, 23 January 2015, 11:32 am | Auckland Council

Auckland Council wants as many Aucklanders as possible to have a say on the region’s 10-year budget, with feedback being sought online, at public events or through a feedback form going to all households. More >>

Studio One Toi Tū starting the year with Pride

Monday, 19 January 2015, 6:36 pm | Auckland Council

Studio One Toi Tū is kicking off 2015 with a vibrant new showcase of work by young people from Auckland’s Rainbow Community. More >>

Auckland Libraries celebrate Year of the Ram

Friday, 16 January 2015, 3:03 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland Council’s Libraries will be lively community hubs for Lunar New Year this February, with an exciting line-up of events planned to welcome the Year of the Ram. More >>

Two companies fined for unlawful works

Thursday, 15 January 2015, 4:04 pm | Auckland Council

Two property developers have been fined by the Auckland District Court for residential developments carried out in breach of the Resource Management Act (RMA). More >>

MTV heads to Auckland to film newest TV series

Thursday, 8 January 2015, 3:28 pm | Auckland Council

New Zealand’s film and television industry has received a major boost with the news that MTV Networks and Sonar Entertainment are set to film the TV adaptation of the classic fantasy adventure book series “Shannara” at Auckland Film Studios ... More >>

Outdoor fire permits needed as risk increases

Wednesday, 7 January 2015, 4:00 pm | Auckland Council

Across the region people are enjoying a warm, dry start to 2015 but with this comes an increase in fire risk. Aucklanders are being urged to carefully manage all outdoor fires. More >>

Even more free music and movies in parks this summer

Friday, 19 December 2014, 12:45 pm | Auckland Council

Roll out the picnic blanket and enjoy some fantastic free entertainment in the great Kiwi outdoors this summer with Auckland Council’s popular Music and Movies in Parks’ 2015 events. More >>

Fanzones for Auckland’s non-stop summer

Friday, 19 December 2014, 12:21 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland will turn on a range of free activities this non-stop summer, with the Dick Smith NRL Auckland Nines Festival and Fanzone, ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Fanzone and Fan Trail and the Volvo Ocean Race Auckland Stopover (VORAS) Village. More >>

Governing Body – summary of decisions

Thursday, 18 December 2014, 4:58 pm | Auckland Council

The Governing Body adopted the consultation document for the Long-term Plan 2015-2025 following a written letter and verbal report from Auditor-General Lyn Provost confirming the document provided an effective basis for public participation in the decision ... More >>

What Aucklanders want from downtown space:variety & quality

Thursday, 18 December 2014, 12:59 pm | Auckland Council

Running and relaxing, celebrating and quietly contemplating the harbour views, having fun in quirky places and appreciating Auckland’s heritage while having a place for the kids to play with an opportunity to view art. More >>

Making the grade important for foodies

Wednesday, 17 December 2014, 3:41 pm | Auckland Council

As the local food scene expands to include the latest international style with that quintessential Kiwi flavour, competition in the industry is high and nothing but an A grade will do. More >>

New service centre puts the customer first

Monday, 15 December 2014, 5:11 pm | Auckland Council

Opened today, the new Bledisloe Lane service centre – the first of its kind for local government in New Zealand - offers Aucklanders a state-of-the-art approach to meeting their customer needs. More >>

Launching Auckland’s 175th birthday weekend

Monday, 15 December 2014, 9:50 am | Auckland Council

Come and celebrate the 175th anniversary of Auckland, from Saturday 24 to Monday 26 January. Auckland Council and ASB are partnering to transform Shed 10 and Queens Wharf to give Aucklanders a glimpse into our past across the three days of Auckland ... More >>

Pool owners – be watersafe

Friday, 12 December 2014, 3:08 pm | Auckland Council

While backyard swimming pools can be a great source of holiday fun for young children they can also potentially be a deathly trap. More >>

Macho men raise funds for Movember

Thursday, 11 December 2014, 11:16 am | Auckland Council

Auckland Council ‘macho men’ channeled such luminaries as Ryan Gosling, Ron Burgundy, Franz Josef and Billy T. James in their efforts to raise money for men’s health during ‘Movember’. More >>

Kaipara Harbour care is a community success

Wednesday, 10 December 2014, 3:48 pm | Auckland Council

Kaipara Harbour care is a community success New Zealand’s largest harbour is reaping the benefits of a collaborative community-focused care programme in the Kaipara Harbour catchment area. The work being done to care for the harbor, led by the Integrated ... More >>

Move to work with Govt on 2020 start for City Rail Link lost

Wednesday, 10 December 2014, 11:21 am | Auckland Council

Auckland Councillors Denise Krum, Cameron Brewer and Linda Cooper say they’re disappointed a more prudent City Rail Link amendment put by Ms Krum and seconded by Mr Brewer was resoundingly lost today by 17 votes to three. More >>

More time to have your say on Chamberlain Park

Tuesday, 9 December 2014, 12:16 pm | Auckland Council

More time to have your say on Chamberlain Park Albert-Eden Local Board is in the early stages of developing a masterplan for Chamberlain Park and wants to know what users of the park and local residents think. The board has extended the survey period, ... More >>

Too many small Kiwi children moving house

Tuesday, 9 December 2014, 10:02 am | Auckland Council

Too many small Kiwi children moving house Auckland Council says data showing nearly half of New Zealand’s children moved house at least once before their second birthday is a sign that renters need more security on the length of their leases. The main ... More >>

Extra vigilance for outdoor fires required

Monday, 8 December 2014, 3:03 pm | Auckland Council

A restricted fire season for rural areas in the Auckland region will be implemented from 15 December. Lighting an outdoor fire on rural land is still possible but a permit is required for fires in the open air. A total fire ban is now in place for ... More >>



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