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Council votes on Regional Fuel Tax transport projects

Thursday, 26 April 2018, 12:09 pm | Auckland Council

Transport projects to be funded by the proposed Regional Fuel Tax (RFT) will be considered by Auckland councillors next week. More >>

Auckland Mayor returns to work

Monday, 23 April 2018, 3:39 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff has returned to work today following an angioplasty procedure just over a week ago. More >>

Court decision protects Crater Hill and Pūkaki Peninsula

Monday, 23 April 2018, 11:35 am | Auckland Council

Crater Hill (Ngā Kapua Kohuora) volcanic cone and the elite soils of Pūkaki Peninsula are to remain protected from residential development and future urbanisation under a significant decision of the Environment Court. More >>

Council green lights next step to unlock $300m housing fund

Thursday, 19 April 2018, 3:23 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland Council today moved a step closer to unlocking up to $300 million in funding for housing infrastructure in the northwest, with the potential creation of about 6200 new homes through the government’s Housing Infrastructure Fund. More >>

Clear support by Aucklanders for regional fuel tax

Thursday, 19 April 2018, 3:03 pm | Auckland Council

The regional fuel tax (RFT) has received majority support from Aucklanders according to a Colmar Brunton poll of just under 4,000 people. More >>

Auckland Harbour Bridge lighting up to honour Anzacs

Thursday, 19 April 2018, 9:57 am | Auckland Council

In collaboration with the RSA, Auckland’s Harbour Bridge is set to join more than 80 events across the region in paying tribute those who served their country in WWI and other conflicts. More >>

More power restored and 7000 doors knocked

Tuesday, 17 April 2018, 7:31 pm | Auckland Council

More power restored and 7000 doors knocked More power has been restored today as around 400 properties remain without power since last week’s storm, says Vector and Counties Power. Director Auckland Emergency Management John Dragicevich says, ... More >>

Finance Committee approve $740,000 for Kauri Dieback

Tuesday, 17 April 2018, 4:11 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland Council’s Finance and Performance committee today approved up to $740,000 to manage kauri dieback disease in the 2017/2018 financial year. More >>

Trees – stay vigilant and report issues

Monday, 16 April 2018, 3:01 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland Emergency Management is reminding the public to be vigilant around trees across Auckland, as continued bad weather has left some trees unstable and susceptible to further damage. More >>

Welfare teams check on 5000 households

Sunday, 15 April 2018, 7:54 pm | Auckland Council

Welfare teams check on 5000 households Auckland Emergency Management has coordinated visits to 5000 households over this weekend in areas affected by the power outage. More >>

Auckland: Teams prepare for upcoming weather

Sunday, 15 April 2018, 12:09 pm | Auckland Council

Teams prepare for upcoming weather Auckland Emergency Management’s community hubs are open today for residents to drop in and talk to Work and Income New Zealand representatives. More >>

More than 2,000 welfare checks made across region

Saturday, 14 April 2018, 7:49 pm | Auckland Council

More than 2,000 welfare checks made across region Teams totalling 130 people from Auckland Emergency Management, Auckland Council, NZ Police, NZ Defence Force, Land Search and Rescue, and Red Cross have been out around the region today, door knocking ... More >>

Clean-up continues in wet weather

Saturday, 14 April 2018, 12:58 pm | Auckland Council

Clean-up continues in wet weather With rain overnight and today, Auckland Emergency Management Director John Dragicevich says the clean-up continues across the region. “There’s been more rain overnight and reports of more trees down. Metservice ... More >>

Storm update: keep checking on weekend weather

Friday, 13 April 2018, 8:03 pm | Auckland Council

For immediate release 13 April 2018 7.45pm #7 Storm update: keep checking on weekend weather Auckland Emergency Management Director John Dragicevich says that around 7,000 litres of water is being delivered to people without access to it. “We’ve ... More >>

New America’s Cup resource consent lodged

Friday, 13 April 2018, 4:31 pm | Auckland Council

A new resource consent application to develop the infrastructure to host America’s Cup 36 has been lodged today. More >>

Check on the most vulnerable Aucklanders

Friday, 13 April 2018, 12:24 pm | Auckland Council

Check on the most vulnerable Aucklanders Auckland Emergency Management Director John Dragicevich says lack of power and water are the key issues still affecting households since Tuesday evening’s storm. “The effects of Tuesday night’s storm ... More >>

Aucklanders without toilet facilities urged to get in touch

Thursday, 12 April 2018, 4:40 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland Emergency Management Director John Dragicevich says the number of households still affected by Tuesday evening’s storm is continuing to trend downwards. More >>

Clean-up continues and more bad weather forecast

Thursday, 12 April 2018, 12:09 pm | Auckland Council

Clean-up continues and more bad weather forecast Auckland Emergency Management Director John Dragicevich says the clean-up from Tuesday evening’s storm is continuing with council and power crews working around the clock to remove debris and restore power. ... More >>

Cold night ahead, Western Springs and regional round-up

Wednesday, 11 April 2018, 6:55 pm | Auckland Council

Cold night ahead, Western Springs closure and regional round-up Aucklanders are in for a chilly night with overnight lows of 6-7 degrees expected by Metservice and Auckland Emergency Management is urging people to check in on the vulnerable. Director ... More >>

Clean-up continues around Auckland

Wednesday, 11 April 2018, 2:58 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland Emergency Management has been working closely with other agencies and today to assess damage and clean up debris as quickly as possible. 115,000 properties are affected by ongoing power outages. More >>

 

 

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