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Rates rebate an option for older residents

Friday, 6 March 2015, 5:14 pm | Auckland Council

The Auckland Council Seniors Advisory Panel says that many older residents in Auckland may not know that there are options available to assist with rates payments in cases of financial hardship. More >>

Fires still a risk for Auckland region

Friday, 6 March 2015, 4:18 pm | Auckland Council

The extended dry summer season is continuing to make fire a serious risk, especially when managing outdoor fires. The Hauraki Gulf Islands remain in a Total Fire Ban, and Auckland mainland remains in a Restricted Fire season. More >>

Council welcomes national air quality review

Thursday, 5 March 2015, 2:00 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland Council has welcomed a recommendation from the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment to review regulations governing the management of air quality in New Zealand. More >>

Workplan updates, research and multi-lingual Auckland

Thursday, 5 March 2015, 1:53 pm | Auckland Council

Workplan updates, research and challenges for a multi-lingual Auckland go in front of committee More >>

Aucklanders invited to calculate own city budget

Thursday, 5 March 2015, 10:48 am | Auckland Council

Auckland Council has today launched an online budget calculator that gives Aucklanders a go at setting their own 10-year budget for the region. The interactive tool allows users to save money or spend money depending on what they see as a priority for the ... More >>

Record 13 million trips on Auckland’s trains in past year

Wednesday, 4 March 2015, 2:54 pm | Auckland Council

Aucklanders have taken more than 13 million trips across the Auckland rail network in the past year, hitting the latest patronage milestone just five months after passing the 12 million trip mark. Mayor Len Brown says the latest milestone confirms once ... More >>

Safe Zone attracting record numbers

Wednesday, 4 March 2015, 2:50 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland’s Safe Zone is back – providing haven for late night revellers needing a helping hand. More >>

Submissions top 6,000 with two weeks to go

Wednesday, 4 March 2015, 12:00 pm | Auckland Council

With two weeks to go, more than 6000 Aucklanders have now provided feedback on Auckland Council’s 10-year budget and the city’s transport issues are top of the agenda. More >>

Celebrate Pasifika at Auckland’s libraries

Wednesday, 4 March 2015, 11:43 am | Auckland Council

Take the family down to your local library for this year’s Pasifika 2015 celebrations. Free, family-friendly entertainment with a Pacific flavour from 15 – 29 March will include bilingual Storytime and Wriggle & Rhyme sessions, arts and crafts, quizzes, ... More >>

Board chair calls for more women to have their say

Tuesday, 3 March 2015, 2:49 pm | Auckland Council

Board chair calls for more women to have their say Twice as many men as women have submitted on Auckland Council’s proposed 10-year budget so far. Despite more than 5,000 people submitting on the proposed budget, statistics show that 64 per cent ... More >>

Auckland’s Tūpuna Maunga to be alcohol and smoke-free

Monday, 2 March 2015, 5:37 pm | Auckland Council

Tūpuna Maunga o Tāmaki Makaurau Authority Media release 2 March 2015 Auckland’s Tūpuna Maunga to be alcohol and smoke-free The creation of a new policy declaring Auckland’s Tūpuna Maunga (ancestral mountains) generally alcohol and smoke-free ... More >>

Independent company to survey Aucklanders on transport

Friday, 27 February 2015, 3:32 pm | Auckland Council

A quantitative survey, asking 4,200 Aucklanders for their views on fixing and funding transport, has started as part of Auckland Council’s 10-year budget consultation. More >>

Finances show further investment in Auckland

Friday, 27 February 2015, 1:59 pm | Auckland Council

The Auckland Council Group financial results for the six months to 31 December 2014 have been released today. It shows an on-going commitment to investing in priority areas across Auckland while providing value for money. “Aucklanders can have confidence ... More >>

Warning signs up at Takapuna beach over water quality issue

Friday, 27 February 2015, 1:04 pm | Auckland Council

Warning signs up at Takapuna beach over water quality issue Auckland Council has placed warning signs at Takapuna beach week advising swimmers and other beach users of poor water quality. Indicators of poor water quality were found by the council’s ... More >>

First steps to reclamation will not start in April

Friday, 27 February 2015, 12:10 pm | Auckland Council

NZ Herald story on Ports of Auckland incorrect – first steps to reclamation will not start in April More >>

Manurewa to host Guinness World Record Ice-Cream event

Friday, 27 February 2015, 9:42 am | Auckland Council

Manurewa will be hosting a Guinness World Record attempt at this Saturday’s Manurewa community day, where an attempt will be made to create the world’s longest ice-cream sundae. More >>

Council to start Smokefree Review

Thursday, 26 February 2015, 4:45 pm | Auckland Council

A recommendation to bring forward Auckland’s Smokefree Policy review was well received by councillors at today’s Governing Body meeting and the review will start in the coming months. More >>

Mayor hails historic City Rail Link development

Wednesday, 25 February 2015, 10:50 am | Auckland Council

Mayor hails historic City Rail Link development An agreement between Auckland Council and Precinct Properties announced this morning will enable the construction of the City Rail Link (CRL) to get underway through the company’s Downtown Development ... More >>

Feedback reaches 5,000 for draft budget

Tuesday, 24 February 2015, 11:19 am | Auckland Council

Feedback reaches 5,000 for draft budget With three weeks still to go, just over 5,000 Aucklanders have now provided feedback on Auckland Council’s 10-year budget. As of Friday 19 February, 4,779 feedback forms had been received, along with 278 feedback ... More >>

Signage bylaw: final oral submissions

Tuesday, 24 February 2015, 10:55 am | Auckland Council

Signage bylaw: final oral submissions Final submitters to the draft Auckland Council and Auckland Transport Signage Bylaw will voice their views at hearings in front of a panel of councillors and Auckland Transport representatives on Wednesday at ... More >>

 

 

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