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Motor vehicle-free summit on Maungawhau / Mt Eden

Tuesday, 21 April 2015, 12:49 pm | Auckland Council

The tihi (summit) of Maungawhau / Mt Eden will be free from motor vehicles as a result of last night’s meeting of the Tūpuna Maunga o Tāmaki Makaurau Authority. Last December the Maunga Authority agreed in principle to the move and last night ... More >>

Signage bylaw: public deliberations begin

Tuesday, 21 April 2015, 12:37 pm | Auckland Council

After considering the 183 written and 28 oral submissions on Auckland’s draft Signage Bylaw, a panel of councillors and Auckland Transport representatives will begin public deliberations on Thursday at 11.30am. A final oral submission will also ... More >>

Change to fire season begins

Saturday, 18 April 2015, 12:06 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland Rural Fire today announced the fire season will officially change from restricted to open, meaning fire permits are no longer required for fires lit outdoors on private land within the rural fire area. More >>

Over half surveyed support Auckland Plan transport network

Friday, 17 April 2015, 3:04 pm | Auckland Council

Transport survey: more than half support Auckland Plan transport network A majority of Aucklanders support the proposed Auckland Plan transport network, according to the results of a quantitative survey of more than 5,000 of the region’s residents, ... More >>

Feedback sought on review of Pasifika Festival

Thursday, 16 April 2015, 5:08 pm | Auckland Council

Otara-Papatoetoe Local Board Chair Efeso Collins is holding a meeting with Pacific stakeholders on Wednesday 22 April to encourage comprehensive engagement in the future direction of the annual Pasifika Festival. More >>

Queens Wharf artwork reaches developed design stage

Thursday, 16 April 2015, 11:02 am | Auckland Council

Artist Michael Parekowhai has completed the next step in creating an iconic artwork for the northern end of Auckland’s Queens Wharf. More >>

Further council discussion on Ports of Auckland

Tuesday, 14 April 2015, 4:52 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland Council’s CCO Governance and Monitoring Committee today discussed a report on the Ports of Auckland Limited’s governance framework. More >>

Minor delays for visitors to Mt Eden summit

Friday, 10 April 2015, 4:52 pm | Auckland Council

Visitors to the summit of Maungawhau / Mt Eden may experience minor delays next week as contractors undertake minor stabilisation of an old quarry wall. More >>

Auckland Council Chief of Strategy appointment

Thursday, 9 April 2015, 1:33 pm | Auckland Council

Today Auckland Council CEO, Stephen Town, announced the appointment of Jim Quinn as the new Chief of Strategy. More >>

Disappointing season for Hunua kōkako

Wednesday, 8 April 2015, 12:31 pm | Auckland Council

Treasured kōkako in the Hunua Ranges have suffered a blow this season with the impact of high pest numbers hindering breeding and threatening the population. Auckland Council Biodiversity Manager Rachel Kelleher says results just in from the 2014/15 ... More >>

More than 27,000 had their say on Auckland’s future

Tuesday, 7 April 2015, 4:11 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland Council’s 10-year budget consultation received a record 27,353 written submissions, with the majority of Aucklanders opting to support the advanced transport network, it has been revealed today. In addition to the written submissions, there ... More >>

Weeds, legal highs, empowered communities go to committee

Thursday, 2 April 2015, 4:37 pm | Auckland Council

Decision digest Regional Strategy and Policy Committee 02 April 2015 Weeds, legal highs and empowered communities go before committee Auckland Council’s Regional Strategy and Policy Committee today covered a wide range of decisions and updates ... More >>

Auckland’s legal high sale areas agreed

Thursday, 2 April 2015, 11:37 am | Auckland Council

Areas where the sale of psychoactive substances, otherwise known as legal highs, will be allowed in Auckland have been agreed by Auckland Council. More >>

Aucklanders to keep open fires this winter

Wednesday, 1 April 2015, 5:19 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland Council today received an update on air quality regulations which showed more work with Government was needed. In the meantime, Aucklanders can continue to use their older wood-burners and open fires this winter. More >>

Council moves to recover large overdue rates

Monday, 30 March 2015, 10:28 am | Auckland Council

Council moves to recover large overdue rates A vacant section in Belmont is being sold by an Auckland real estate company after Auckland Council has exhausted all attempts to recover from the owners a rates debt totalling $59,393. The owners have ... More >>

Artists announced for Sculpture in the Gardens

Friday, 27 March 2015, 12:19 pm | Auckland Council

Several new faces are among the 20 New Zealand sculptors selected to participate in the Sculpture in the Gardens exhibition at the Auckland Botanic Gardens in November. More >>

Support for Cultural Impact Assessments re-stated

Thursday, 26 March 2015, 1:05 pm | Auckland Council

Support for Cultural Impact Assessments re-stated Auckland Council has confirmed its support for the Cultural Impact Assessment (CIA) requirements in the Proposed Auckland Unitary Plan. Some amendments agreed by the Auckland Development Committee ... More >>

Support for Cultural Impact Assessments re-stated

Thursday, 26 March 2015, 12:25 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland Council has confirmed its support for the Cultural Impact Assessment (CIA) requirements in the Proposed Auckland Unitary Plan. More >>

Listen out for the tsunami siren tests

Thursday, 26 March 2015, 11:51 am | Auckland Council

Tsunami siren testing will take place at midday this Sunday (5 April) at North and West Auckland beaches. The sirens are tested twice a year in line with daylight savings, a handy reminder to check your civil defence survival items, household plan and getaway ... More >>

Council staff thwart attempted bribery

Tuesday, 24 March 2015, 3:16 pm | Auckland Council

Council staff thwart attempted bribery Auckland Council is praising its staff for “doing the right thing” in immediately reporting an attempted bribery case now before the courts. The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) today brought a charge of corruption ... More >>

 

 

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