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Decisions on transport referendum, development contributions

Thursday, 27 November 2014, 5:35 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland Council’s Governing Body today made a number of decisions related to the development of its 10-year budget, known as the Long-term Plan 2015-25. Key decisions included: More >>

New agency to fast track urban development

Thursday, 27 November 2014, 4:50 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland Council’s Governing Body today agreed to support the establishment of an urban development agency to improve the city’s ability to address some of its pressing urban development needs. More >>

Two West Wave staff win leisure awards

Thursday, 27 November 2014, 3:25 pm | Auckland Council

Cindy Stewart and Romina Veseli from West Wave Pool and Leisure Centre have scooped prizes at the 2014 New Zealand Fitness Awards held in Auckland on Saturday night. More >>

Hunua Ranges Pest Management Area to make a difference

Thursday, 27 November 2014, 1:26 pm | Auckland Council

The creation of a new pest management area in the Hunua Ranges will provide a sensible, holistic approach to the care and control of one of Auckland’s most important ecological areas, according to Auckland Council. More >>

Company fined $81,000 for discharging sediment into stream

Thursday, 27 November 2014, 12:10 pm | Auckland Council

A Mangere East company has been fined $81,000 for discharging sediment and diesel into Harania Stream in Mangere, a significant conservation stream which flows into the Manukau Harbour. More >>

Fun, sun and a run – what Aucklanders want

Thursday, 27 November 2014, 11:29 am | Auckland Council

Fun, sun and a run – what Aucklanders want from their waterfront Fun and quirky spaces, sunshine, sea views, places to eat, public gatherings and events, areas to swim, walk and run, and children’s play space. These are some of the recurring ... More >>

One Tree Hill remains recovered

Thursday, 27 November 2014, 10:33 am | Auckland Council

One Tree Hill remains recovered Auckland Council says it is pleased the remains of the One Tree Hill pine tree have been recovered after being illegally offered for sale on Trade Me. More >>

New staff to boost delivery of Auckland Plan

Monday, 24 November 2014, 3:12 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland Council’s Chief Planning Officer Roger Blakeley has appointed three new senior staff after a review of the planning division saw a realignment of responsibilities designed to future-proof the council’s strategy and planning team and help to create ... More >>

Time running out to have your say on legal highs issue

Monday, 24 November 2014, 11:18 am | Auckland Council

Time running out to have your say on legal highs issue Aucklanders are being urged to make sure they have their say on the issue of the sale of legal highs as consultation closes this Friday. Councillor George Wood, chairperson of the Auckland Council Regional ... More >>

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 >>



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