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Forget the Christmas tree – remember the kauri this summer

Thursday, 20 December 2018, 4:45 pm | Auckland Council

With the summer holidays arriving in earnest, Aucklanders will soon be heading out to our city’s many parks, ranges and islands to walk, swim and play. More >>

Global recognition for Auckland leadership on climate action

Thursday, 20 December 2018, 4:36 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland has once again been recognised as an Innovator City by global C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group. More >>

Free public transport to get people home safe

Tuesday, 18 December 2018, 7:22 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff has welcomed free travel on Auckland’s buses and trains from 4pm this Friday 21 December to ensure people get home safely from work. More >>

Chooks bring Christmas cheer

Tuesday, 18 December 2018, 2:31 pm | Auckland Council

Thanks to a peep of industrious and generous chickens, some of Auckland’s more vulnerable families will have eggs for the traditional Christmas pavlova. More >>

Auckland is the place to be this New Year’s Eve

Monday, 17 December 2018, 7:44 pm | Auckland Council

gears up to be the first major city in the world to flip the switch on 2019 Auckland will be the first major city in the world to welcome in 2019, and is planning a visual and entertainment extravaganza to light up Auckland’s cityscape this New Year’s ... More >>

Street closure brings Christmas cheer to the city

Sunday, 16 December 2018, 11:12 am | Auckland Council

Street closure brings Christmas cheer to the city For the first time Auckland Council, along with Auckland Transport, will close High Street to cars to support Heart of the City’s Late Night Christmas event on 20 December. The event will bring Christmas ... More >>

Auckland’s brightest festive season yet with Vector Lights

Thursday, 13 December 2018, 2:43 pm | Auckland Council

On the 12th day of Christmas my true love gave to me, a dazzling Vector Lights show on the iconic Auckland Harbour Bridge. More >>

DIY but do it right this summer

Tuesday, 11 December 2018, 3:03 pm | Auckland Council

It’s that time of the year when some of us feel compelled to dust off the DIY tools and tackle those jobs we’ve been putting off in winter. More >>

No time to be casual about pool safety

Thursday, 6 December 2018, 1:19 pm | Auckland Council

After losing her two-year-old daughter in a home pool drowning in 2017, Chantal Kerlin is sharing her story to encourage parents to educate themselves around pool safety. More >>

Have your say on freedom camping

Tuesday, 4 December 2018, 8:43 am | Auckland Council

It’s time to have a say on Auckland Council’s proposed Freedom Camping in Vehicles Bylaw . More >>

$5 million additional funding for City Mission proposed

Thursday, 29 November 2018, 3:01 pm | Auckland Council

Today Auckland Mayor Phil Goff announced his Annual Budget 2019 – 2020 proposal to councillors seeking to help Auckland’s most vulnerable with a proposed contribution of $5 million to the City Mission’s HomeGround housing and social services project. More >>

Queen Street to welcome pedestrians

Wednesday, 28 November 2018, 8:11 am | Auckland Council

Today Council voted unanimously to move towards pedestrianising Queen Street and trialling an open streets initiative in the city centre and suburbs. More >>

Government commitment a welcome step for Hauraki Gulf

Tuesday, 27 November 2018, 9:45 am | Auckland Council

Government commitment a welcome step to restore the life-supporting capacity of the Hauraki Gulf More >>

Auckland Council welcomes support for Sea Change

Friday, 23 November 2018, 8:47 am | Auckland Council

Auckland Council welcomes the government’s decision to implement Sea Change – Tai Timu Tai Pari, a collaborative plan to improve and better protect the health of the Hauraki Gulf. More >>

Planning underway for Waiheke’s future

Wednesday, 21 November 2018, 11:42 am | Auckland Council

A 30-year vision for the future of Waiheke Island and the other inner Hauraki Gulf islands is being progressed in a draft area plan. More >>

World Class Auckland delivering high quality of life

Wednesday, 14 November 2018, 1:21 pm | Auckland Council

Results for the 2018 Quality of Life Survey have been released, showing 82 per cent of Aucklanders rate their overall quality of life positively, up from 79 per cent in 2016. More >>

Mayor Goff calls for harsher penalties on illegal dumpers

Wednesday, 14 November 2018, 9:05 am | Auckland Council

Mayor Phil Goff has welcomed Auckland Council’s second successful prosecution of an illegal dumper in two weeks but says the penalties should be much higher. More >>

Auckland parks have done it again!

Tuesday, 13 November 2018, 4:06 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland Council parks have been recognised for another year as some of the best green spaces in the world. More >>

People at the heart of city centre and waterfront

Friday, 2 November 2018, 2:10 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland’s city centre and waterfront is in for a huge transformation over the coming decade as work commences on more public, open space, green parks, pedestrian-friendly thoroughfares and the installation of a modern and efficient public transport network. More >>

Mayor Phil Goff welcomes illegal dumping prosecution

Thursday, 1 November 2018, 10:09 am | Auckland Council

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff’s crackdown on illegal dumping is yielding results, with the Mayor today welcoming the successful prosecution of a commercial operator caught dumping concrete at a known South Auckland hotspot. More >>



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