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Even more free music and movies in parks this summer

Friday, 19 December 2014, 12:45 pm | Auckland Council

Roll out the picnic blanket and enjoy some fantastic free entertainment in the great Kiwi outdoors this summer with Auckland Council’s popular Music and Movies in Parks’ 2015 events. More >>

Fanzones for Auckland’s non-stop summer

Friday, 19 December 2014, 12:21 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland will turn on a range of free activities this non-stop summer, with the Dick Smith NRL Auckland Nines Festival and Fanzone, ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Fanzone and Fan Trail and the Volvo Ocean Race Auckland Stopover (VORAS) Village. More >>

Governing Body – summary of decisions

Thursday, 18 December 2014, 4:58 pm | Auckland Council

The Governing Body adopted the consultation document for the Long-term Plan 2015-2025 following a written letter and verbal report from Auditor-General Lyn Provost confirming the document provided an effective basis for public participation in the decision ... More >>

What Aucklanders want from downtown space:variety & quality

Thursday, 18 December 2014, 12:59 pm | Auckland Council

Running and relaxing, celebrating and quietly contemplating the harbour views, having fun in quirky places and appreciating Auckland’s heritage while having a place for the kids to play with an opportunity to view art. More >>

Making the grade important for foodies

Wednesday, 17 December 2014, 3:41 pm | Auckland Council

As the local food scene expands to include the latest international style with that quintessential Kiwi flavour, competition in the industry is high and nothing but an A grade will do. More >>

New service centre puts the customer first

Monday, 15 December 2014, 5:11 pm | Auckland Council

Opened today, the new Bledisloe Lane service centre – the first of its kind for local government in New Zealand - offers Aucklanders a state-of-the-art approach to meeting their customer needs. More >>

Launching Auckland’s 175th birthday weekend

Monday, 15 December 2014, 9:50 am | Auckland Council

Come and celebrate the 175th anniversary of Auckland, from Saturday 24 to Monday 26 January. Auckland Council and ASB are partnering to transform Shed 10 and Queens Wharf to give Aucklanders a glimpse into our past across the three days of Auckland ... More >>

Pool owners – be watersafe

Friday, 12 December 2014, 3:08 pm | Auckland Council

While backyard swimming pools can be a great source of holiday fun for young children they can also potentially be a deathly trap. More >>

Macho men raise funds for Movember

Thursday, 11 December 2014, 11:16 am | Auckland Council

Auckland Council ‘macho men’ channeled such luminaries as Ryan Gosling, Ron Burgundy, Franz Josef and Billy T. James in their efforts to raise money for men’s health during ‘Movember’. More >>

Kaipara Harbour care is a community success

Wednesday, 10 December 2014, 3:48 pm | Auckland Council

Kaipara Harbour care is a community success New Zealand’s largest harbour is reaping the benefits of a collaborative community-focused care programme in the Kaipara Harbour catchment area. The work being done to care for the harbor, led by the Integrated ... More >>

Move to work with Govt on 2020 start for City Rail Link lost

Wednesday, 10 December 2014, 11:21 am | Auckland Council

Auckland Councillors Denise Krum, Cameron Brewer and Linda Cooper say they’re disappointed a more prudent City Rail Link amendment put by Ms Krum and seconded by Mr Brewer was resoundingly lost today by 17 votes to three. More >>

More time to have your say on Chamberlain Park

Tuesday, 9 December 2014, 12:16 pm | Auckland Council

More time to have your say on Chamberlain Park Albert-Eden Local Board is in the early stages of developing a masterplan for Chamberlain Park and wants to know what users of the park and local residents think. The board has extended the survey period, ... More >>

Too many small Kiwi children moving house

Tuesday, 9 December 2014, 10:02 am | Auckland Council

Too many small Kiwi children moving house Auckland Council says data showing nearly half of New Zealand’s children moved house at least once before their second birthday is a sign that renters need more security on the length of their leases. The main ... More >>

Extra vigilance for outdoor fires required

Monday, 8 December 2014, 3:03 pm | Auckland Council

A restricted fire season for rural areas in the Auckland region will be implemented from 15 December. Lighting an outdoor fire on rural land is still possible but a permit is required for fires in the open air. A total fire ban is now in place for ... More >>

Happy 90th birthday Grey Lynn Library

Monday, 8 December 2014, 2:51 pm | Auckland Council

Happy 90th birthday Grey Lynn Library It’s only fitting Grey Lynn library celebrates its 90th birthday next Saturday 13 December. “The library was officially opened on a Saturday afternoon so the hard working ‘industrial public’ of the suburb ... More >>

Mayor proposes amendment to CRL timing in draft LTP

Friday, 5 December 2014, 4:49 pm | Auckland Council

Following discussions with Audit NZ, the Mayor is proposing an amendment in Council’s draft Long-term Plan 2015-2025 on the timing for construction of Auckland’s number one transport priority – the City Rail Link (CRL). In its draft budget, Council ... More >>

Significant Queens Wharf artwork moving ahead

Thursday, 4 December 2014, 3:32 pm | Auckland Council

The major public artwork planned for Queens Wharf is moving ahead with designs going out for tender in the next few months. Aucklanders should be able to see it unveiled at the end of wharf in mid-2016, subject to final production agreements. The concept ... More >>

Auckland Council’s initiative to increase affordable housing

Thursday, 4 December 2014, 10:53 am | Auckland Council

Auckland Council has agreed to offer a limited guarantee as a means of securing up to $30 million from the philanthropic community, so that cheaper loans can be made to community housing providers. More >>

Auckland Council announces new CCO board appointments

Wednesday, 3 December 2014, 2:41 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland Council has made four key appointments to the boards of Waterfront Auckland, Regional Facilities Auckland and Watercare Services Ltd. Richard Leggat and Dr Susan Macken have been appointed to Waterfront Auckland following the retirement of Adrienne ... More >>

No basis for ‘wildly wrong’ valuation claims – Council & QV

Wednesday, 3 December 2014, 2:10 pm | Auckland Council

No basis for ‘wildly wrong’ valuation claims – Council & QV Auckland Council and Quotable Value say there is no justification to suggest that 30 per cent of Auckland properties recently revalued are ‘wildly wrong’. Kevin Ramsay, Auckland Council’s ... More >>

 

 

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