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Calling all zero waste innovators

Tuesday, 16 July 2019, 9:32 am | Auckland Council

Jumpstart your waste minimisation project with funding from WMIF Published: 15 July 2019 Share Grants of up to $50,000 are available from Auckland Council for Aucklanders with innovative ideas on how to reduce waste. The Waste Minimisation and Innovation ... More >>

Auckland Council monthly housing update for July

Monday, 15 July 2019, 3:59 pm | Auckland Council

Almost 90 per cent of Auckland’s new dwellings consented in May were in urban areas, and 62 per cent were denser housing types such as apartments and townhouses. Penny Pirrit, Director Urban Growth and Housing at Auckland Council says the figures ... More >>

Council action on Titirangi chickens and rats

Friday, 12 July 2019, 12:12 pm | Auckland Council

The wild chickens in Titirangi Village are to be removed, with the capture and rehoming of the birds the preferred method of control. More >>

More Green Bond success for Auckland Council

Wednesday, 10 July 2019, 12:52 pm | Auckland Council

A Green Bond issue has raised $150 million for Auckland Council. This is the second successful Green Bond issue by the council in little over 12 months. The initial issue in June last year was a first for any organisation in New Zealand. More >>

Construction to start on historic seawall

Wednesday, 10 July 2019, 11:09 am | Auckland Council

Major construction works to strengthen Waitematā Harbour’s historic seawall are due to start this month. More >>

Environmentalist seeks re-election to Kaipatiki Local Board

Tuesday, 9 July 2019, 9:18 am | Auckland Council

Anne-Elise Smithson is standing with Shore Action for re-election to the Kaipātiki Local Board. “I promised greater protection of our environment and our Local Board is now leading the way for Auckland Council. But we need to do more to tackle the ... More >>

New report backs Goff’s call for additional funding tools

Thursday, 4 July 2019, 4:00 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff says the draft report on local government funding and financing, published by the Productivity Commission this morning, reinforces his calls for new funding mechanisms to be made available to councils. More >>

Auckland Mayor thrilled at Te Auaunga transformation

Wednesday, 3 July 2019, 4:18 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff says it’s fantastic the Te Auaunga/Oakley Creek restoration has been delivered. More >>

Call for 2019 Mayoral Conservation Awards entries

Wednesday, 3 July 2019, 1:52 pm | Auckland Council

The awards recognise the remarkable conservation efforts made by mana whenua, communities, households, landowners, youth and schools across the Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland region, to care for and restore our city’s environment. More >>

Future city centre designs approved for consultation

Tuesday, 2 July 2019, 12:20 pm | Auckland Council

What will Auckland’s city centre look like in 20 years? How will we live, travel, work and play? More >>

Retailers urged not to landfill leftover plastic bags

Saturday, 29 June 2019, 10:28 am | Auckland Council

With the plastic bag ban coming into force on Monday, retailers are being urged not to landfill any leftover lightweight shopping bags. More >>

No single-use plastic shopping bags from 1 July

Friday, 28 June 2019, 4:50 pm | Auckland Council

Make sure you pack a reusable bag when leaving home to avoid being caught bagless as the ban on single-use plastic bags comes into effect on 1 July 2019. More >>

Council to host webinar for local election candidates

Thursday, 27 June 2019, 2:45 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland Council’s campaign to attract a diverse range of election candidates will culminate with a live-streamed information session on 11 July. More >>

Canine champions take chauffeured commute!

Tuesday, 25 June 2019, 4:55 pm | Auckland Council

For most of us, we get to work by bus, car or maybe our own two feet. More >>

A record $2.75 billion of capital investment for Auckland

Monday, 24 June 2019, 3:50 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland Council’s Annual Budget for 2019/2020 was formally adopted on 20 June 2019. More >>

Auckland Monthly Housing Update for June

Thursday, 20 June 2019, 7:10 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland Monthly Housing Update for June Auckland Council’s Research and Evaluation Unit (RIMU) has released its Monthly Housing Update for June, bringing together the latest significant Auckland housing-related statistics. Key findings: • 1043 new ... More >>

Elder statesman of Auckland heritage retires

Thursday, 20 June 2019, 4:40 pm | Auckland Council

Spending his whole working life in the past, George Farrant, CNZM, is looking to the future. And no, it’s not spending his retirement in the garden or bringing out the power tools but the heritage work still to be finished – the beloved St ... More >>

Freedom Camping Update

Wednesday, 19 June 2019, 5:05 pm | Auckland Council

Chair of the Hearings Panel Linda Cooper, in a decision supported by Mayor Phil Goff, has announced the decision to delay the Hearings Panel recommendations report. More >>

Sale of Auckland Council offices goes unconditional

Wednesday, 19 June 2019, 4:05 pm | Auckland Council

On 29 April 2019, Auckland Council entered into a conditional agreement with Asset Plus Ltd for the sale of the council's offices at 35 Graham Street, subject to approval by Asset Plus shareholders at their meeting in June. More >>

Preparing for Auckland's next volcanic eruption

Wednesday, 19 June 2019, 1:47 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland’s Emergency Management team will be featured responding to a simulated volcanic eruption on a Prime documentary 'Beneath New Zealand', to be screened at 8.30pm on Sunday 23 June. More >>

 

 

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