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Orewa follows the Tsunami signs and blue lines

Friday, 6 May 2016, 10:05 am | Auckland Council

Auckland Council will be installing tsunami signs in Orewa next week as part of a community-led initiative to increase the coastal town’s tsunami preparedness. More >>

Record clean up leads into South Auckland community fun walk

Tuesday, 3 May 2016, 10:54 am | Auckland Council

Hot on the heels of a massive community effort to clean up the Puhinui Stream over the weekend, registrations are rolling in for the first annual 6km Puhinui Stream Challenge. More >>

$13,000 awarded in overdue rates case

Friday, 29 April 2016, 4:00 pm | Auckland Council

$13,000 awarded in overdue rates case The Auckland District Court has today awarded $13,249.20 as a contribution towards Auckland Council’s costs incurred while recouping unpaid rates from Kingsland resident Penny Bright. Ms Bright owes $34,182.56 in rates, ... More >>

Central City Library closed today

Tuesday, 26 April 2016, 11:45 am | Auckland Council

Auckland’s Central City Library will be closed today due to a burst water main on Mayoral Drive, which has affected utilities to the building. Auckland Libraries General Manager Mirla Edmundson says no collections have been affected but people ... More >>

Ron is back to full health with Marina Fitness

Tuesday, 19 April 2016, 3:41 pm | Auckland Council

When 89 year old Half Moon Bay resident Ron Jones first arrived at Marina Fitness, a serious back injury meant he couldn’t even lift his feet off the floor. Although he could barely move, Ron was determined not to be stuck in a chair for the rest ... More >>

Pest-free homecoming for tiny Robins

Thursday, 14 April 2016, 2:00 pm | Auckland Council

The birdsong of the native North Island robins or toutouwai will once again fill Shakespear Open Sanctuary following the release of the first pairs last week (Friday 8 April) into their new pest-free home. Auckland Council’s Regional Park Rangers ... More >>

135 Albert Street budget approved

Wednesday, 13 April 2016, 10:39 am | Auckland Council

Media release 12 April 2016 135 Albert Street budget approved The council today approved a budget and project to replace stonework cladding on the council’s building at 135 Albert Street. This budget will now be subject to a procurement process so ... More >>

Orewa gets tsunami ready

Tuesday, 12 April 2016, 4:05 pm | Auckland Council

The Orewa community can find out how they can make their area more prepared for a potential tsunami at a public meeting this week. Auckland Council’s Civil Defence and Emergency Management (CDEM) team in partnership with Orewa Rotary are holding ... More >>

Beware of scam phone calls

Tuesday, 12 April 2016, 12:46 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland Council is warning the public not to fall for a scam involving phone calls from people claiming to work for the council. More >>

Auckland Council keeping up with surge in building consents

Tuesday, 12 April 2016, 10:59 am | Auckland Council

Auckland’s housing boom shows no signs of slowing, with a record 23,220 building consent applications received in the last year, up by 12 per cent. More >>

Decision digest Regional Strategy and Policy Committee

Thursday, 7 April 2016, 2:56 pm | Auckland Council

The agenda is available on Auckland Council’s website and minutes will be added once confirmed. This meeting was also webcast on the council’s website and items are available on demand. More >>

Hunua caution period lifted

Thursday, 7 April 2016, 11:40 am | Auckland Council

Hunua caution period lifted Six months after the final application of 1080 in the Hunua Ranges regional parklands, the caution over the treatment area has been lifted. The caution period is one of the operational requirements of using a toxin like 1080 ... More >>

Waste Free Warrior coming to town

Monday, 4 April 2016, 1:44 pm | Auckland Council

Franklin will soon be hosting a waste free parenting warrior. Also known as The Nappy Lady, Kate Meads is an environmental advocate who runs workshops sharing inspiration and tips to minimise waste at home, especially for those with a young baby or children. More >>

Fire season changes for Auckland

Friday, 1 April 2016, 11:39 am | Auckland Council

Today (Friday 1 April) sees the fire season change for the Auckland Rural Fire District. More >>

Waste free warrior coming to town

Thursday, 31 March 2016, 4:12 pm | Auckland Council

The eastern suburbs will soon be hosting a waste free parenting warrior. Also known as The Nappy Lady, Kate Meads is an environmental advocate who runs workshops sharing inspiration and tips to minimise waste at home, especially for those with a young ... More >>

Tsunami siren testing set for this daylight savings weekend

Wednesday, 30 March 2016, 10:56 am | Auckland Council

At midday on Sunday 3 April 2016, Auckland Civil Defence will be running the first of their twice-yearly checks of the tsunami sirens on the north and west Auckland coasts, coinciding with the end of daylight savings. “The public should not be ... More >>

Storm update for Auckland region

Thursday, 24 March 2016, 9:12 am | Auckland Council

High winds and heavy rain have buffeted the Auckland region overnight but the worst is over. More >>

ADC to consider council’s position on volcanic viewshafts

Tuesday, 22 March 2016, 1:25 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland Council’s Auckland Development Committee will today consider council’s position for mediation before the Independent Hearings Panel on volcanic viewshafts and height sensitive areas. More >>

Stage set for celebration of Auckland’s ancestral mountains

Tuesday, 22 March 2016, 11:28 am | Auckland Council

Love Your Maunga: stage set for celebration of Auckland’s ancestral mountains Mt Eden locals familiar with the past Love Your Mountain day are in for a treat next month with a renewed and refocused community event. Four hours of live music, food ... More >>

$36.8 million target for savings on council ICT

Friday, 18 March 2016, 9:19 am | Auckland Council

Today the Finance and Performance Committee received a report outlining proposed savings of $36.8 million on Information and Communications Technology (ICT) costs with ongoing annual savings of $10.8 million thereafter. A review of the council’s ... More >>



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