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Elections and air quality lead discussion at Governing Body

Thursday, 23 February 2017, 4:30 pm | Auckland Council

A look back at the 2016 local body elections and preparation to consult on the contribution of domestic fireplaces were hot on the agenda at today’s meeting of the Auckland Council Governing Body. More >>

More Aucklanders converting to compost

Thursday, 23 February 2017, 2:47 pm | Auckland Council

Almost 10,000 Aucklanders have learnt the finer points of using their organic waste in the last 20 months, thanks to free composting workshops. More >>

Enhanced emergency alerting system planned for Auckland

Thursday, 23 February 2017, 10:05 am | Auckland Council

Auckland Council’s Civil Defence and Emergency Management Group Committee today endorsed a draft Public Alerting Framework that will see enhancements made to the region’s existing emergency alerting systems. More >>

Grand old dame of Warkworth back on the public stage

Wednesday, 22 February 2017, 5:11 pm | Auckland Council

The page turns on a new chapter in the 105-year-old history of the Warkworth Town Hall on Saturday, when the newly refurbished ‘grand old dame’ reopens to the public. More >>

Auckland tackles freedom camping issue

Monday, 20 February 2017, 12:28 pm | Auckland Council

A bumper tourism season is increasing tensions between freedom campers and locals in Auckland, prompting new moves to see if the conflicting needs of freedom campers and local residents can peacefully co-exist. More >>

Mayoral Housing Taskforce meets to tackle housing supply

Monday, 20 February 2017, 9:07 am | Auckland Council

Mayor Phil Goff today convened the first meeting of the Auckland Mayoral Taskforce on Auckland Housing Supply. More >>

Mayor Goff disappointed at Government’s fuel tax decision

Thursday, 16 February 2017, 2:13 pm | Auckland Council

Mayor Phil Goff today expressed his disappointment at the Government’s decision to rule out a regional fuel tax despite Auckland’s worsening traffic congestion. “While the Government has the power to rule out a fuel tax, it has a duty to the ... More >>

Youthful city plan progresses

Tuesday, 14 February 2017, 1:41 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland Council today released its I Am Auckland Status Report , marking three years of progress in its city-wide strategic action plan for children and young people. More >>

Safe Zone returns to the central city

Tuesday, 14 February 2017, 1:38 pm | Auckland Council

The Auckland Safe Zone will be back in lower Queen Street at night from 24 February to 18 March, to provide a haven for anyone out experiencing the inner city night life. More >>

Defamation case struck out

Monday, 13 February 2017, 2:41 pm | Auckland Council

The High Court at Auckland has this afternoon entered summary judgment in favour of Auckland Council Chief Executive Stephen Town relating to defamation proceedings lodged by Penny Bright. More >>

High Court determines approach to “scope” lawful

Monday, 13 February 2017, 12:34 pm | Auckland Council

The High Court has today released a decision ruling that the Auckland Unitary Plan Independent Hearings Panel’s approach to “scope” for residential zoning in key test case areas was lawful. More >>

One stop voting shop in Botany

Friday, 10 February 2017, 5:22 pm | Auckland Council

Electoral officials will be showing the love on Valentine’s Day, Tuesday 14 February, with a One Stop Shop at Botany Library from 10.30am to 1pm for the Howick Local Board Botany Sub-division by-election. More >>

The Lighthouse lights up this Saturday

Friday, 10 February 2017, 4:48 pm | Auckland Council

The long-awaited Michael Parekowhai artwork, The Lighthouse , is now complete and from tomorrow evening will be welcoming visitors to Queens Wharf and Auckland’s harbour. More >>

Looking for Love? You’ve come to the right place

Friday, 10 February 2017, 10:07 am | Auckland Council

Wake up to your most loving Valentine’s Day ever and never feel lonely again. More >>

Annual Budget consultation one step closer

Thursday, 9 February 2017, 4:07 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland Council’s Governing Body today approved the material to be used during the upcoming consultation on the Annual Budget. More >>

Auckland Local Alcohol Policy one step closer

Thursday, 9 February 2017, 1:35 pm | Auckland Council

Progress on the Provisional Auckland Council Local Alcohol Policy (LAP) continues this month with dates now set for formal appeal hearings. More >>

Five more years for Waitakere Community Recycling Centre

Tuesday, 7 February 2017, 10:39 am | Auckland Council

After completing a successful two-year trial, the Waitakere Community Recycling Centre will continue to flourish as a result of Auckland Council awarding a five-year contract to carry on operations. More >>

Are you the next Artist in Residence?

Friday, 3 February 2017, 11:24 am | Auckland Council

Innovative and intrepid artists have only two weeks remaining to apply for the 2017 Auckland Council Artist in Residence programme. More >>

Dog etiquette on beaches

Friday, 3 February 2017, 10:22 am | Auckland Council

For most dogs, getting to run around in the sand, dip into the waves and chase a frisbee in the fresh salt air is the best day ever, but living in Auckland means dogs need to learn how to share their favourite place with others of both the canine ... More >>

Bookings open for Auckland’s popular inorganic service

Thursday, 2 February 2017, 10:52 am | Auckland Council

Residents are being urged to jump online early to book their 2017 inorganic collection service. More >>

 

 

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