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IT programme – no cost blowout

Thursday, 20 November 2014, 5:09 pm | Auckland Council

Following discussion of an update on Auckland Council’s Information Services Transformational Programme at today’s Finance and Performance Committee, council has released the report publicly. More >>

Rating valuation objection period extended

Wednesday, 19 November 2014, 2:36 pm | Auckland Council

The period for people to object to their 2014 rating valuation has been extended until 5pm Tuesday 23 December 2014. Acting CFO Kevin Ramsay says website issues have meant some people had difficulty accessing new values online when they were made ... More >>

Disability panel appointments confirmed

Wednesday, 19 November 2014, 12:36 pm | Auckland Council

Appointments to the Disability Advisory Panel have been approved by Auckland Council’s governing body. The 10 members of the panel will meet for the first time on 24 November 2014 to consider a work programme for the next couple of years, providing advice ... More >>

Auckland Council agrees same rates for same value properties

Wednesday, 19 November 2014, 9:11 am | Auckland Council

Auckland Council’s Budget Committee has rejected capping rates increases or decreases as part of its proposed rates policy for 2015/16, resulting in a fairer rates distribution among residential ratepayers. More >>

Seasonal set net ban to protect public safety

Tuesday, 18 November 2014, 4:29 pm | Auckland Council

Set netting will be banned in Army Bay and Te Haruhi Bay within Shakespear Regional Park during summer from this year in an effort to reduce public safety concerns at the popular swimming beaches. Auckland Council’s Regulatory and Bylaws Committee ... More >>

Auckland forges closer ties with Pacific Rim economies

Monday, 17 November 2014, 5:30 pm | Auckland Council

Mayor Len Brown has signed a historic agreement with the Mayors of Los Angeles and Guangzhou, to boost economic cooperation between the three cities. More >>

North Shore sports big winners of community funding

Monday, 17 November 2014, 5:06 pm | Auckland Council

Community facilities throughout the former North Shore area will benefit from grants totalling $1,144,546. More >>

Catch of the day – threatened fish species discovered

Friday, 14 November 2014, 1:28 pm | Auckland Council

A new population of black mudfish (Neochanna diversus) has been found in the Te Arai wetlands in Auckland. Prior to this find, only two black mudfish populations were known to exist in the region. “The find at Te Arai wetlands is a significant win ... More >>

Auckland Plan report shows good progress

Thursday, 13 November 2014, 5:16 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland is delivering on key Auckland Plan targets including a reduction in water consumption, an increase in access to sports fields and growth in the city’s GDP. More >>

Kia Māia te Whai an adventure for young readers

Thursday, 13 November 2014, 2:14 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland Council’s free ‘Dare to Explore’ summer reading adventure has introduced Te Reo to the programme. More >>

Mazda helping drive Zoo conservation efforts

Thursday, 13 November 2014, 10:14 am | Auckland Council

Mazda New Zealand is growing its support for Auckland Zoo, coming on board as a principal partner – a move that’s helping the Zoo with its conservation efforts in Auckland and throughout the country. Three vehicles, a Mazda 3, a Mazda BT-50 and a Mazda ... More >>

Council successful in building prosecutions

Wednesday, 12 November 2014, 2:47 pm | Auckland Council

Council successful in building prosecutions Auckland Council has successfully prosecuted five companies under the Building Act for starting building works without building consent, including one which was fined $9,000. In the Manukau District Court last ... More >>

Update: Auckland Council website

Wednesday, 12 November 2014, 11:35 am | Auckland Council

Auckland Council says the continuing heavy traffic on its website means people may still experience intermittent delays in accessing property valuations. More >>

Auckland Council website

Tuesday, 11 November 2014, 4:06 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland Council says an unprecedented level of activity on its website is likely to be the cause of ongoing technical issues with the site. More >>

Council invites rural communities to take the lead

Tuesday, 11 November 2014, 3:20 pm | Auckland Council

Rural communities in the Franklin area have the opportunity to manage their own halls, in response to community feedback. Auckland Council issued a Request for Expressions of Interest (EOI) for the management and operation of 11 community halls across the ... More >>

Auckland Council website update 1.50pm

Tuesday, 11 November 2014, 1:58 pm | Auckland Council

The Auckland Council’s website is continuing to experience intermittent technical issues as people try to access the new 2014 property valuations published yesterday. More >>

Auckland Council website update

Tuesday, 11 November 2014, 11:28 am | Auckland Council

Auckland Council’s website is continuing to experience intermittent technical issues as people try to access the new 2014 property valuations published yesterday. More >>

Three Kings Quarry submissions extended

Tuesday, 11 November 2014, 10:59 am | Auckland Council

Three Kings Quarry submissions extended The closing date for public submissions on two private plan changes by Fletcher Residential Ltd for the redevelopment of Three Kings Quarry has been extended to 5pm Friday 14 November 2014. Submissions were due ... More >>

Council apologises for computer difficulties

Monday, 10 November 2014, 8:08 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland Council apologises for difficulties accessing property valuations online Auckland Council has apologised for difficulties accessing the new 2014 property valuations published on its website today. Acting Chief Finance Officer Kevin Ramsay ... More >>

Auckland Council website

Monday, 10 November 2014, 10:05 am | Auckland Council

The Auckland Council website is experiencing technical difficulties due to high volume of traffic checking for property revaluations. We hope to have this resolved shortly. Auckland Council says that if people are looking for their revaluation, ... More >>

 

 

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