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Auckland’s brightest festive season yet with Vector Lights

Thursday, 13 December 2018, 2:43 pm | Auckland Council

On the 12th day of Christmas my true love gave to me, a dazzling Vector Lights show on the iconic Auckland Harbour Bridge. More >>

DIY but do it right this summer

Tuesday, 11 December 2018, 3:03 pm | Auckland Council

It’s that time of the year when some of us feel compelled to dust off the DIY tools and tackle those jobs we’ve been putting off in winter. More >>

No time to be casual about pool safety

Thursday, 6 December 2018, 1:19 pm | Auckland Council

After losing her two-year-old daughter in a home pool drowning in 2017, Chantal Kerlin is sharing her story to encourage parents to educate themselves around pool safety. More >>

Have your say on freedom camping

Tuesday, 4 December 2018, 8:43 am | Auckland Council

It’s time to have a say on Auckland Council’s proposed Freedom Camping in Vehicles Bylaw . More >>

$5 million additional funding for City Mission proposed

Thursday, 29 November 2018, 3:01 pm | Auckland Council

Today Auckland Mayor Phil Goff announced his Annual Budget 2019 – 2020 proposal to councillors seeking to help Auckland’s most vulnerable with a proposed contribution of $5 million to the City Mission’s HomeGround housing and social services project. More >>

Queen Street to welcome pedestrians

Wednesday, 28 November 2018, 8:11 am | Auckland Council

Today Council voted unanimously to move towards pedestrianising Queen Street and trialling an open streets initiative in the city centre and suburbs. More >>

Government commitment a welcome step for Hauraki Gulf

Tuesday, 27 November 2018, 9:45 am | Auckland Council

Government commitment a welcome step to restore the life-supporting capacity of the Hauraki Gulf More >>

Auckland Council welcomes support for Sea Change

Friday, 23 November 2018, 8:47 am | Auckland Council

Auckland Council welcomes the government’s decision to implement Sea Change – Tai Timu Tai Pari, a collaborative plan to improve and better protect the health of the Hauraki Gulf. More >>

Planning underway for Waiheke’s future

Wednesday, 21 November 2018, 11:42 am | Auckland Council

A 30-year vision for the future of Waiheke Island and the other inner Hauraki Gulf islands is being progressed in a draft area plan. More >>

World Class Auckland delivering high quality of life

Wednesday, 14 November 2018, 1:21 pm | Auckland Council

Results for the 2018 Quality of Life Survey have been released, showing 82 per cent of Aucklanders rate their overall quality of life positively, up from 79 per cent in 2016. More >>

Mayor Goff calls for harsher penalties on illegal dumpers

Wednesday, 14 November 2018, 9:05 am | Auckland Council

Mayor Phil Goff has welcomed Auckland Council’s second successful prosecution of an illegal dumper in two weeks but says the penalties should be much higher. More >>

Auckland parks have done it again!

Tuesday, 13 November 2018, 4:06 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland Council parks have been recognised for another year as some of the best green spaces in the world. More >>

People at the heart of city centre and waterfront

Friday, 2 November 2018, 2:10 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland’s city centre and waterfront is in for a huge transformation over the coming decade as work commences on more public, open space, green parks, pedestrian-friendly thoroughfares and the installation of a modern and efficient public transport network. More >>

Mayor Phil Goff welcomes illegal dumping prosecution

Thursday, 1 November 2018, 10:09 am | Auckland Council

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff’s crackdown on illegal dumping is yielding results, with the Mayor today welcoming the successful prosecution of a commercial operator caught dumping concrete at a known South Auckland hotspot. More >>

Stay safe around fireworks

Wednesday, 31 October 2018, 3:52 pm | Auckland Council

If you're celebrating Guy Fawkes this year, remember to find a public display or keep fireworks in your backyard – don't let off fireworks in public places such as parks or beaches, where the activity is banned. More >>

Auckland on show for royal visit

Monday, 29 October 2018, 3:42 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff says Aucklanders are looking forward to welcoming Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex, to the city on 30 October. More >>

Maungarei / Mt Wellington summit vehicle-free

Friday, 26 October 2018, 8:37 pm | Auckland Council

Maungarei / Mt Wellington summit vehicle-free in November The tihi (summit) of Maungarei / Mt Wellington will permanently close to private motor vehicles, including motorbikes and scooters, from 10 November 2018. The exception will be continued vehicle access ... More >>

Auckland Council: Public Safety and Nuisance Bylaw changes

Friday, 26 October 2018, 1:06 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland council is proposing changes to the Public Safety and Nuisance Bylaw to minimise nuisance and safety risks to people when using public places. More >>

Mayoral Housing Taskforce reports on progress

Thursday, 25 October 2018, 3:02 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff has welcomed progress in starting to address Auckland’s housing crisis and act on recommendations in the Mayoral Housing Taskforce Report. However, he says much more remains to be done. More >>

Health warnings lifted at four Manukau beaches

Wednesday, 24 October 2018, 2:53 pm | Auckland Council

Red flags lifted: Four Manukau Harbour beaches safe to swim Long-term public health warnings for four beaches in the Manukau Harbour have been lifted and the beaches will be swimmable this summer. More >>

 

 

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