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Chairman sends message of solidarity to Canterbury

Monday, 6 September 2010, 4:42 pm | Auckland Regional Council

After witnessing the damage inflicted on Christchurch and surrounding areas and its people by Saturday morning’s earthquake, ARC Chairman Michael Lee says that Aucklanders are unanimous in their sympathy. More >>

Sea slug found on Manukau Harbour beach

Friday, 3 September 2010, 10:40 am | Auckland Regional Council

People are warned to look out for toxic sea slugs on all beaches across the Auckland region, after a sea slug was found on the shores of the Manukau Harbour. More >>

Record Performance sees ARC out on a high note

Thursday, 2 September 2010, 1:05 pm | Auckland Regional Council

The ARC Group, due to disappear into the Super City, has had an extremely successful final year. Record public transport numbers and port profits have come on top of political successes for the Auckland Regional Council (ARC) including a string of ... More >>

ARC beats rent hike

Thursday, 19 August 2010, 2:43 pm | Auckland Regional Council

A thirty-seven per cent rate hike on the Auckland Regional Council’s Pitt Street offices from 1 February 2009 has been averted by Chairman Mike Lee’s insistence that the increase was too high to be justified. More >>

Safety First For State Highway 1

Wednesday, 11 August 2010, 5:44 pm | Auckland Regional Council

Increasing safety and reliability between Puhoi and Wellsford needs to be the New Zealand Transport Authority’s (NZTA) immediate priority, not a new motorway the Auckland Regional Council (ARC) confirmed today. More >>

ARC relieved at Environment Court decision

Thursday, 5 August 2010, 11:20 am | Auckland Regional Council

The Environment Court has rejected a proposal to rezone 650ha of land on the Tawharanui peninsula adjoining Omaha. More >>

Sea Slugs Washed Up After Easterly Winds

Saturday, 24 July 2010, 10:39 am | Auckland Regional Council

Over the past two days, 18 suspected sea slugs have been collected off Narrow Neck beach in Devonport. Eleven were collected yesterday (Thursday 22) and another seven today. More >>

Time for work to begin on Queens Wharf

Friday, 16 July 2010, 1:12 pm | Auckland Regional Council

The Auckland Regional Council (ARC) and the Government have agreed on how Queens Wharf will be developed. More >>

Historic Places recognises Greenlane Hospital

Thursday, 15 July 2010, 4:34 pm | Auckland Regional Council

The New Zealand Historic Places Trust (NZHPT) has announced the registration of three buildings at Greenlane Hospital with Category 1 historic place status; a decision applauded by the Auckland Regional Council (ARC). More >>

Historic Places recognises Greenlane Hospital

Thursday, 15 July 2010, 4:34 pm | Auckland Regional Council

The New Zealand Historic Places Trust (NZHPT) has announced the registration of three buildings at Greenlane Hospital with Category 1 historic place status; a decision applauded by the Auckland Regional Council (ARC). More >>

Students’ future-thinking recognised

Thursday, 15 July 2010, 11:20 am | Auckland Regional Council

The winners of an Auckland Regional Council (ARC) sponsored competition for University of Auckland students to design an environmentally friendly housing development in Hobsonville have been announced. More >>

Roads At The Expense Of Rail Not An Option

Wednesday, 14 July 2010, 5:10 pm | Auckland Regional Council

The future of rail services outlined in the Government’s rail ‘turn-around’ plan raises concern for the Auckland Regional Council (ARC), particularly with the planned investment in roads. More >>

Environmentally-minded groups awarded $800,000

Tuesday, 13 July 2010, 2:10 pm | Auckland Regional Council

Projects to protect Auckland’s environment, heritage and coastline have been given a major boost with $800,000 worth of grants from the Auckland Regional Council (ARC). More >>

Long term view needed for Queens Wharf

Thursday, 8 July 2010, 5:30 pm | Auckland Regional Council

The Auckland Regional Council (ARC) is acutely aware of the limited time to ensure delivery for Rugby World Cup 2011 (RWC), and is progressing the options agreed at yesterday’s council meeting with urgency. More >>

All yours – signed, sealed, delivered

Tuesday, 6 July 2010, 10:42 am | Auckland Regional Council

At the opening of the redeveloped Kingsland Station yesterday, Auckland Regional Council (ARC) Chairman Michael Lee took stock of progress to ensure Auckland is ready for Rugby World Cup 2011. More >>

Councillor Paul Walbran acting ARC Chairman

Thursday, 1 July 2010, 4:49 pm | Auckland Regional Council

Councillor Paul Walbran has been appointed as acting Chair of the Auckland Regional Council (ARC) from 8 July to 20 July 2010. More >>

Council impressed with compliance by farmers

Wednesday, 23 June 2010, 11:12 am | Auckland Regional Council

Dairy farm compliance with the Auckland Regional Council’s (ARC) environmental standards has reached 94 per cent, up from 77 per cent last season. More >>

Sea slug surveillance shows need for caution

Monday, 21 June 2010, 2:38 pm | Auckland Regional Council

Almost a year after the first incident of poisoning from toxic sea slugs, surveillance of sea slugs around Auckland’s Hauraki Gulf beaches indicates there is a risk again this winter. More >>

Trams to make a comeback on Auckland’s streets

Thursday, 3 June 2010, 12:04 pm | Auckland Regional Council

The ARC has given its formal support to a heritage tram project along Auckland’s waterfront, to be managed by Sea+City Projects Limited (Sea+City), an ARC Group subsidiary. More >>

ARC reaffirms its GM stand

Wednesday, 5 May 2010, 6:28 pm | Auckland Regional Council

The ARC has reaffirmed its dissatisfaction with the management of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in New Zealand, and has resolved to continue to seek better outcomes for local communities. More >>

   

 

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