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Ricki Herbert Heads Back to School for Just Play

Thursday, 29 April 2010, 3:59 pm | Manukau City Council

All Whites coach Ricki Herbert will take a break from his World Cup squad training preparations next week and go back to school. More >>

Govt must allow communities a say on alcohol

Tuesday, 27 April 2010, 4:01 pm | Manukau City Council

Manukau Mayor Len Brown says communities need to have a much greater say in the process by which liquor store off licences are granted. More >>

Manukau’s youth council elected

Tuesday, 27 April 2010, 2:28 pm | Manukau City Council

Twenty two civic-minded youth have been confirmed as Manukau’s Youth Council after an election held on Monday 26 April. More >>

Super-city legislation removes asset protection

Monday, 26 April 2010, 2:44 pm | Manukau City Council

Manukau Mayor Len Brown says concerns over the possible privatisation of Auckland's key public assets are warranted. More >>

People power needed for Old Papatoetoe makeover

Friday, 23 April 2010, 4:35 pm | Manukau City Council

Volunteers are needed to help clean up and makeover one of the Auckland region’s oldest town centres. More >>

Elections to be held for the Manukau Youth Council

Wednesday, 21 April 2010, 4:05 pm | Manukau City Council

Manukau City Council has received 34 nominations for the 24 places available on the Manukau Youth Council. More >>

Creative career paths for Pacific youth

Monday, 19 April 2010, 11:53 am | Manukau City Council

Manukau's first Creative Careers Youth Expo for young Pacific people is being held in May, aiming to empower youth to turn what they love doing into a successful career. The expo, part of the inaugural Manukau Pacific Arts Summit, recognises that creativity ... More >>

Help Plan NZ’s Largest New Town

Wednesday, 14 April 2010, 10:26 am | Manukau City Council

People are being given a unique opportunity to help plan stage two of Flat Bush – New Zealand’s largest new town. Flat Bush, in the south-east of Manukau, could be home to at least 40,000 people by 2020, a similar population to Nelson. More >>

Manukau’s newest housing complex ready for tenants

Wednesday, 7 April 2010, 5:22 pm | Manukau City Council

The residents of Gallaher Court, the first housing for the elderly units to be built in Manukau in 26 years, are excited about moving into their new home. More >>

Athletic Legend Returns To School For Launch

Thursday, 25 March 2010, 11:41 am | Manukau City Council

Media Release 25 March 2010 Athletic Legend Returns To School For Launch Of Exciting Sports Programme One of Manukau's favourite sons, Sir John Walker, will make a rare visit back to his old school next Tuesday (30 March) for the launch of the new John ... More >>

Family Violence – It’s not OK in Manukau

Wednesday, 24 March 2010, 12:19 pm | Manukau City Council

Manukau City Council is working with the Ministry of Social Development and the Families Commission to give their Family Violence – It’s not OK campaign a Manukau focus. More >>

Focus on local still required

Thursday, 11 March 2010, 1:01 pm | Manukau City Council

Manukau Mayor Len Brown today welcomed the redrawing of some ward boundaries for the new Auckland Council structure but said considerable uncertainty remains on how local communities will engage with the new structure. More >>

Work almost complete on Flat Bush stage two plan

Wednesday, 10 March 2010, 11:27 am | Manukau City Council

Media release 9 March 2010 Work almost complete on Flat Bush stage two draft masterplan Work on a draft masterplan for stage two of Flat Bush is almost complete. More >>

Insufficient thought put into CCO establishment

Tuesday, 2 March 2010, 9:20 am | Manukau City Council

Today’s Auckland Transition Agency (ATA) discussion document on council-controlled organisations of Auckland Council takes a ‘one size fits all’ approach, Manukau Mayor Len Brown says. More >>

Local Boards powers should be legislated

Friday, 26 February 2010, 4:18 pm | Manukau City Council

Manukau Mayor Len Brown welcomes the Auckland Transition Agency’s discussion document setting out guidance around the role and responsibilities of local boards in the new Auckland Council but says they should be established in legislation. More >>

Manukau City Council submission to ‘Third Bill’

Monday, 15 February 2010, 4:55 pm | Manukau City Council

Local community interests should be reflected in the new governance structure, the Manukau City Council says in its submission on the Local Government (Auckland Law Reform) Bill. More >>

Housing Shortage Needs To Be Addressed

Friday, 12 February 2010, 4:47 pm | Manukau City Council

Manukau Mayor Len Brown says the housing shortage in Manukau city needs to be addressed. “The recently released Into Troubled Waters state of the nation report from the Salvation Army has again highlighted the need to do something about the serious issue ... More >>

Mayor, Council will drive Auckland's transport

Friday, 12 February 2010, 2:42 pm | Manukau City Council

Manukau Mayor Len Brown says Auckland transport decisions will be driven by the Mayor and Council, not an unelected, appointed board of the transport agency being established by the government, if he becomes the new Mayor of Auckland City. More >>

Waitangi Day Event Draws A Huge Crowd

Wednesday, 10 February 2010, 4:56 pm | Manukau City Council

Manukau’s 2010 Waitangi Day Family Celebrations were a great success, with over 40,000 people in attendance. A solid line-up of bands, singers and dancers kept the live stage area packed from Stan Walker’s performance at midday until Kora’s ... More >>

Minimum sizes proposed for Manukau apartments

Tuesday, 9 February 2010, 3:00 pm | Manukau City Council

Feedback is wanted on new guidelines aimed at getting good quality apartment buildings in Manukau. Manukau City Council has released the draft Residential Apartment Design Guide and is currently getting feedback to help shape the final guide. More >>



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