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$33 million in savings achieved on SAP partnership

Tuesday, 9 February 2016, 1:32 pm | Auckland Council

A saving of $33 million over the Long-Term Plan has been achieved after the Auckland Council Group and software supplier SAP successfully renegotiated their strategic partnership. More >>

Homes, transport use and jobs surging ahead

Tuesday, 9 February 2016, 12:14 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland’s city centre population grew by five times its target rate last year, while jobs growth, retail sales, public transport use, crime reduction and the number of street trees are all performing strongly. More >>

Auckland Libraries welcome the Year of the Monkey

Wednesday, 3 February 2016, 3:54 pm | Auckland Council

Story time in mandarin, lion dancing, lantern and red pocket-making workshops, cultural performances and tai chi will all feature along with a raft of other activities in Lunar New Year celebrations at Auckland Council Libraries from next Monday, 8 February. More >>

Local board advocates full rail to airport

Tuesday, 2 February 2016, 1:10 pm | Auckland Council

The Mangere-Otahuhu Local Board is strongly advocating for a heavy rail connection from Onehunga to the airport. More >>

Pop-up village starts to take shape on Queens Wharf

Friday, 29 January 2016, 9:41 am | Auckland Council

A temporary container village has popped up on Queens Wharf which will soon offer an exciting new dining and services hub to downtown Auckland. More >>

Mayor welcomes government announcement

Wednesday, 27 January 2016, 1:22 pm | Auckland Council

Mayor Len Brown has warmly welcomed the government’s announcement providing support for the City Rail Link (CRL). “Since the government announced its support for the City Rail Link (CRL) back in 2012, I have been asking the government to provide certainty ... More >>

Building right every time

Wednesday, 20 January 2016, 2:20 pm | Auckland Council

We all wish we could have The Block’s building team hammer away on our building work, however, there are a number of handy tips and tricks to look out for when choosing a builder. Getting the right builder is one of the most important decisions for any ... More >>

Māori culture on Auckland Anniversary Weekend

Thursday, 14 January 2016, 1:16 pm | Auckland Council

Traditional and contemporary Māori culture on Auckland Anniversary Weekend Tūī, tūī, tuituia tātou o Tāmaki - Join us so we of Tāmaki can rejoice and unite. Traditional Māori storytelling, crafts, games and healing will be on offer beside ... More >>

Top tips on how to avoid failing building inspections

Wednesday, 13 January 2016, 3:30 pm | Auckland Council

13 January 2016 Top tips on how to avoid failing building inspections The hard work is done, the project is completed and your budget is all gone – but before you celebrate it pays to check you’ve got all your green lights from building inspectors. ... More >>

Never too old to go electric

Thursday, 7 January 2016, 12:49 pm | Auckland Council

Never too old to go electric Just days after celebrating his 78th birthday, Mohan Ori was trying out an e-bike for the first time with friends at the Auckland Domain. He was on an Auckland Transport cycle training day late last year for the over 60s ... More >>

SuperGold services to Waiheke

Thursday, 24 December 2015, 3:13 pm | Auckland Council

As a result of a competitive tender process Auckland Transport is pleased to announce that government funding for the SuperGold card off-peak transport scheme will be made available to two service providers providing free off peak subsidised travel ... More >>

Auckland’s climate change effort acknowledged on world stage

Wednesday, 23 December 2015, 9:15 am | Auckland Council

Auckland has been admitted to the world’s leading local government climate change action group, C40. More >>

Council announces community housing partnership

Tuesday, 22 December 2015, 8:47 am | Auckland Council

Council announces community housing partnership with The Selwyn Foundation Auckland Council has today announced The Selwyn Foundation as the new community housing partner for its portfolio of homes for older Aucklanders. Deputy Mayor Penny Hulse says The ... More >>

Devonport first to experience the future of recycling

Friday, 18 December 2015, 4:09 pm | Auckland Council

Devonport's waste transfer station is set to become a flagship for community recycling and zero waste innovation. More >>

Chief executive remuneration package decided

Thursday, 17 December 2015, 3:22 pm | Auckland Council

Today Auckland Council’s Governing Body determined a new remuneration package of $690,000 for Chief Executive Stephen Town. More >>

Works begin on Airfields housing site in Hobsonville Point

Thursday, 17 December 2015, 2:45 pm | Auckland Council

Enabling infrastructure works are underway this week on an Auckland Council owned site in Hobsonville Point in advance of the over 400 homes to be built there. More >>

Transport levy, UAGC to lead Annual Plan consultation

Thursday, 17 December 2015, 12:27 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland Council today agreed on a range of items for the 2016/17 Annual Plan, with rating issues set to be at the forefront of consultation with the community. More >>

Auckland takes initiative in climate change post-Paris

Thursday, 17 December 2015, 10:57 am | Auckland Council

Mayor Len Brown says the government position there will be no early progress on agricultural emissions in the wake of the global climate agreement in Paris puts the onus firmly on transport and energy and that’s where Auckland as a city can ... More >>

Civil Defence Group Plan aims to build a resilient Auckland

Wednesday, 16 December 2015, 3:09 pm | Auckland Council

The draft Auckland Civil Defence and Emergency Management (CDEM) Group Plan 2016 – 2021 was approved today by the CDEM Group committee for public consultation next year. The plan can be viewed here . More >>

Bruce Mason Centre wins national award

Tuesday, 15 December 2015, 12:06 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland’s Bruce Mason Centre has won a top national award for Medium Venue of the Year at the recent EVANZ (Entertainment Venues Association NZ) awards. The prestigious industry awards celebrate excellence in the New Zealand entertainment industry. The ... More >>

 

 

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