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Council to undertake major ‘stage two’ study on port

Thursday, 26 February 2015, 5:26 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Mayor Len Brown says he does not expect the port will make any application for reclamation until after the unitary plan becomes operative. More >>

Auckland: Benefits of London representatives

Sunday, 22 February 2015, 10:27 am | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

The benefits of a pilot project placing an Auckland representative on the ground in London for 12 months are expected to significantly outweigh the costs, ATEED Chief Executive, Brett O’Riley said today. More >>

Mayor on Ports half-year results

Friday, 20 February 2015, 12:47 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Mayor Len Brown has welcomed the Ports of Auckland half-year results, including the news of an interim dividend of $25.5m to be paid to its holding company, Auckland Council Investments Limited, for the benefit of ratepayers. More >>

Aucklanders urged to have their say

Friday, 23 January 2015, 11:02 am | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Mayor Len Brown is urging Aucklanders to have their say on some of the biggest decisions on the future of Auckland. More >>

Mayor welcomes ‘pragmatic’ proposals to reform RMA

Wednesday, 21 January 2015, 7:51 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Mayor Len Brown has welcomed a review of the Resource Management Act announced today by Environment Minister Nick Smith. More >>

Council agrees to change CRL timing in draft budget

Tuesday, 9 December 2014, 5:22 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Auckland Council’s Governing Body today agreed to push out the timing for the start of the City Rail Link (CRL) in its 10-year budget to 2018/19. More >>

Auckland forges closer economic ties with Pacific Rim

Friday, 7 November 2014, 11:55 am | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Auckland will strengthen its ties with two of the Pacific Rim’s economic heavyweights when it signs a ground-breaking tripartite agreement next week. This year marks the 25th anniversary of the sister city relationship between Auckland and Guangzhou in ... More >>

Mayor mourns passing of respected kaumatua

Wednesday, 5 November 2014, 5:20 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Mayor Len Brown is saddened by the passing of Eru Thompson, one of Tamaki Makaurau’s most beloved kaumatua. More >>

Two new community safety initiatives in Henderson

Friday, 4 July 2014, 1:20 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Auckland Mayor Len Brown has welcomed two new initiatives to enhance community confidence and safety in the Henderson town centre. More >>

Plan to cut Auckland greenhouse gas emissions by 40%

Tuesday, 1 July 2014, 5:00 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

A plan that would reduce greenhouse gas emissions in Auckland by 40 per cent by 2040 has been launched by Mayor Len Brown. More >>

Len Brown welcomes LGNZ review of rates

Wednesday, 9 April 2014, 4:32 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Auckland Mayor Len Brown has welcomed Local Government New Zealand’s announcement of a review of local government funding, to find a more sustainable funding model for the future. More >>

Mayor welcomes government backing for $6.1m cycle route

Monday, 24 February 2014, 3:47 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Mayor Len Brown today welcomed the government’s support for Auckland Council’s proposed 5.5km cycle route alongside Dominion Road. NZTA has today agreed to fund half of the $6.1 million dedicated cycle route that will run parallel to Dominion ... More >>

Mayoral media statement on EY report costs

Friday, 7 February 2014, 4:29 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

"I have agreed to make this payment out of respect to my fellow Councillors and to acknowledge the upset this issue has caused. I continue to be totally focussed on the issues that matter to Aucklanders." More >>

Mayoral fund activated after Cyclone Ian

Monday, 13 January 2014, 2:41 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Auckland’s Tongan community and the Mayoral Fund for the Pacific (MFP) are poised for action in the wakeof the damage caused by Cyclone Ian in Tonga. More >>

Statement from Mayor Len Brown - 16 December 2013

Monday, 16 December 2013, 10:48 am | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

“This morning I met with Auckland Councillors to discuss the chief executive’s report into the mayoral office. “We had a full, frank and robust discussion and I have offered a full and unconditional apology to Councillors. More >>

Points of Clarification in relation to Ernst & Young report

Friday, 13 December 2013, 3:26 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

There were 64 room upgrades. The value of these upgrades based on rates provided by the hotels was $32,888 (pg. 11). It is standard commercial practice for hotels to upgrade regular customers, and is a commonly used promotional tool (as is the ... More >>

Mayor Len Brown in response to Ernst & Young Report

Friday, 13 December 2013, 3:14 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

“I welcome the findings of a report from accountancy firm Ernst & Young into the use of council resources in the mayoral office. More >>

Michael Barnett to lead Council Business Advisory Panel

Monday, 9 December 2013, 12:48 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Chamber of Commerce chief executive, Michael Barnett will head up a re-shaped Business Advisory Panel aimed at ensuring a stronger working relationship between Auckland Council and the business sector. More >>

Len Brown to propose Living Wage for council staff

Thursday, 7 November 2013, 8:50 am | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Mayor Len Brown will propose the introduction of a Living Wage of $18.40 for Auckland Council staff when he tables his first budget for the new council tomorrow. More >>

Penny Hulse announced as Auckland Deputy Mayor

Tuesday, 29 October 2013, 9:19 am | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Mayor Len Brown has announced Waitakere councillor Penny Hulse will be the Deputy Mayor of Auckland in the second term of Auckland Council. Len Brown says Cr Hulse showed remarkable and positive leadership in the first term and he is delighted that ... More >>

 

 

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