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Sugary drinks dropped from leisure centres

Wednesday, 27 July 2016, 2:27 pm | Auckland Council

In a show of leadership in the battle against obesity and type 2 diabetes, Auckland Council is dropping sugar-sweetened drinks from vending machines at council-run leisure centres. More >>

Final recommendations on Auckland Unitary Plan published

Wednesday, 27 July 2016, 2:00 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland Council today published the recommendations provided by the Independent Hearings Panel on the new planning rulebook for Auckland, the Auckland Unitary Plan. More >>

Hunua Project scoops top environmental award

Tuesday, 26 July 2016, 5:35 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland Council’s Hunua pest management project won the Local Government New Zealand’s Air New Zealand Excellence Award for Environmental Impact, presented at the LGNZ Conference annual awards dinner in Dunedin last night (25 July). More >>

Auckland Council receives Unitary Plan recommendations

Friday, 22 July 2016, 5:31 pm | Auckland Council

The USB stick containing the Independent Hearings Panel’s recommendations for the Auckland’s Unitary Plan. More >>

Get on board with the ‘Love Bus for Auckland’s elections

Friday, 22 July 2016, 4:24 pm | Auckland Council

22 July 2016 Get on board with the ‘Love Bus for Auckland’s local elections More >>

SkyPath gets unanimous support

Thursday, 21 July 2016, 3:55 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland’s SkyPath project has been given the go-ahead to be delivered through a public private partnership, after a unanimous decision at today’s Finance and Performance Committee. More >>

Councillors set to make decision on SkyPath

Friday, 15 July 2016, 2:43 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland Council’s Finance and Performance Committee will next week make a decision on whether to deliver the SkyPath project through a public private partnership (PPP). More >>

Auckland Council wins High Court appeal

Tuesday, 12 July 2016, 2:00 pm | Auckland Council

The Chief High Court Judge, Justice Geoffrey Venning, yesterday dismissed an appeal by Penny Bright at the High Court at Auckland. More >>

Auckland’s growth means big decisions for the new council

Monday, 11 July 2016, 3:48 pm | Auckland Council

After this year’s local government elections, the new Auckland Mayor and elected representatives will face some major decisions on transport, housing, the port’s future, how to fund investment and to make the most of Auckland’s assets. More >>

Committee considers environmental natural heritage grants

Thursday, 7 July 2016, 3:59 pm | Auckland Council

The council’s Regional Strategy and Policy Committee today looked at the review of the Regional Environmental Natural Heritage grant programme, the disposal of two council-owned Mt Roskill land parcels and the Empowered Communities Approach. More >>

New emphasis on digital learning will help drive innovation

Thursday, 7 July 2016, 1:51 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland’s economic growth agency – Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED) – welcomes the Government’s announcement that all New Zealand schools and kura need to incorporate digital technologies in their Y1-10 curriculum by the ... More >>

Mayor calls for Weed Management Policy review

Thursday, 7 July 2016, 11:04 am | Auckland Council

Auckland Mayor Len Brown today announced a review of the council’s Weed Management Policy after a petition was received at the Regional Policy and Strategy Committee meeting. More >>

Council scoops prestigious public sector award

Thursday, 7 July 2016, 10:58 am | Auckland Council

Auckland Council’s bylaws review programme won the Prime Minister’s Award at last night’s Institute of Public Administration New Zealand (IPANZ) public sector excellence awards. More >>

Port Future Study report received

Wednesday, 6 July 2016, 5:31 pm | Auckland Council

Today, the council’s Auckland Development Committee looked at some of the biggest issues facing the city, including the Port Future Study recommendations and agreeing to the council’s submission on the proposed National Policy Statement on Urban ... More >>

Eating safe key to new food certification scheme

Tuesday, 5 July 2016, 9:47 am | Auckland Council

Auckland Council is rolling out a new-look verification and certification scheme called “Eatsafe” in response to Food Act 2014 standards that came into effect on 1 March 2016. More >>

Mixed reality game gets kids off the couch and outside

Monday, 4 July 2016, 4:16 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland Council has partnered with innovative New Zealand mixed reality experience designers GeoAR Games to get kids off the couch and outside to play, ahead of the winter school holidays. More >>

Recycling service change

Monday, 4 July 2016, 12:29 pm | Auckland Council

A new recycling service –that impacts more than 210,000 residents in Rodney, Hibiscus Coast, Waitakere and North Shore started on 1 July. We’re delighted to see that many residents have started using their new bins, but participation rates could be ... More >>

Auckland Council warns of phone scam

Thursday, 30 June 2016, 12:14 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland Council is warning residents to be vigilant after a woman fell victim to a scam from a person claiming to be from ‘Auckland District Council’. More >>

Auckland Council’s text trial exceeds expectations

Wednesday, 29 June 2016, 2:12 pm | Auckland Council

A text message trial set up by Auckland Council is proving to be a hit, with thousands of Northwest residents signing up for the service. More >>

Take a fresh look at standing for council

Monday, 27 June 2016, 4:13 pm | Auckland Council

Aucklanders are invited to take a fresh look at standing as a candidate in the upcoming local elections in October. Candidate Week (27 June to 1 July) is a national initiative by New Zealand’s local councils to help inspire potential candidates, and get them ... More >>



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