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Victoria Street Linear Park one step closer

Wednesday, 19 June 2019, 4:53 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

The Victoria Street Linear Park is one step closer with the awarding of the contract for the development of the business case. The contract has been awarded to Jacobs New Zealand Ltd who will also work on the conceptual design. The Linear Park will ... More >>

Auckland Mayor calls for reform to Building Act and code

Monday, 17 June 2019, 8:22 am | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

The Building Act and Building Code need radical and urgent reform to make them fit for purpose to tackle New Zealand’s housing crisis, says Auckland Mayor Phil Goff. More >>

Mayor Phil Goff honoured at HSBC NZCTA China Business Awards

Friday, 7 June 2019, 5:04 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff has been honoured with the New Zealand-China Council Award for Outstanding Contribution to the New Zealand-China Business Relationship. Mayor Goff was presented with the prestigious award at a gala dinner held at Shed 10 on ... More >>

Council slashes utilities bill by $5.3 million

Thursday, 6 June 2019, 4:18 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Auckland Council has slashed its power, water and gas bills, saving ratepayers $5.3 million over the last year says Mayor Phil Goff. “Council has saved $5.3 million dollars in the last year through better management of utilities and a determination ... More >>

Green light for kids-free PT weekends, $5m for City Mission

Wednesday, 22 May 2019, 4:16 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Free public transport for under 16 year olds on weekends and public holidays will come into effect on 1 September this year following Council’s Governing Body’s support for the Mayor’s Annual Budget today. The proposal to make public transport ... More >>

Mayor welcomes confirmation on Harbour Bridge development

Wednesday, 22 May 2019, 10:03 am | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff has welcomed confirmation by the New Zealand Transport Agency that construction of the walk and cycle path across the Harbour Bridge will start next year. “Being able to walk and bike between the North Shore and the city centre ... More >>

Timing confirmed for free weekend travel for under-15s

Monday, 20 May 2019, 5:26 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Mayor Phil Goff confirmed that free public transport for under-15s on weekends and public holidays will come into effect within three months should Councillors vote in favour of the Mayoral Proposal for the Annual Budget on Wednesday. If supported ... More >>

Final push for Mayor’s million trees

Wednesday, 15 May 2019, 3:42 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

This Saturday will see 11,000 trees planted in Auckland’s Hunua Domain as part of the final push towards Mayor Phil Goff’s target of planting one million trees in this term of Council. It is the first public Million Trees planting event of the ... More >>

Council to vote on free weekend transport for under 15s

Monday, 13 May 2019, 4:01 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Auckland Council to vote on free weekend public transport for under 15s More >>

Auckland Mayor welcomes extra funding to tackle homelessness

Sunday, 12 May 2019, 12:01 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff has welcomed the Government’s announcement of more funding to tackle homelessness. More >>

Green light for CRL funding

Thursday, 2 May 2019, 4:57 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff said the Auckland Council Governing Body’s approval of an additional $500 million in funding for the transformational City Rail Link was the right decision. Mayor Phil Goff said, “This project is critical to the future ... More >>

CRL critical for Auckland’s future

Wednesday, 17 April 2019, 4:50 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff has said that tighter financial management will help fund an additional $500 million requested by City Rail Link Limited (CRLL) for construction of the transformational underground rail project. The Mayor’s comments are in response ... More >>

Mayor to visit Mosques in remembrance of victims

Thursday, 21 March 2019, 4:36 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff will join thousands of Aucklanders on Friday and through the weekend visiting mosques and attending vigils remembering those who tragically lost their lives in the Christchurch shootings. Mayor Phil Goff says, “After this ... More >>

Council considers financial support for Eden Park

Friday, 15 March 2019, 4:22 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Auckland Council will consider next week $63.3 million of financial support for Eden Park incorporating existing loans and guarantees already provided by Council. The funding will be considered by Councillors at the Tuesday Finance and Performance ... More >>

New lease of life for Speedway

Friday, 15 March 2019, 10:36 am | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff has welcomed the agreement between Regional Facilities Auckland and Springs Promotions Limited to extend Speedway’s lease at Western Springs for 12 months. The agreement comes as Council considers the long-term future of Speedway ... More >>

Santa rides again!

Wednesday, 6 March 2019, 5:38 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Auckland’s much-loved Santa Parade will bring cheer to the City’s streets once again this Christmas. Auckland Council will now take over funding of the event to the tune of $45,000. More >>

Unitary Plan sparks record building activity in Auckland

Wednesday, 27 February 2019, 9:11 am | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Auckland’s Unitary Plan continues to spur building activity across the region with a record 10,637 dwellings completed (Code of Compliance Certificates issued) in the 12 months to December 2018. Mayor Phil Goff says the latest housing figures are very ... More >>

$5 million funding for City Mission one step closer

Thursday, 13 December 2018, 9:35 am | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

$5 million funding for City Mission one step closer Today Auckland Councillors voted to receive Mayor Phil Goff’s Annual Budget proposal including funding of $5 million for the City Mission’s HomeGround housing and social services project. The Mayor’s ... More >>

Funding for America’s Cup Infrastructure

Tuesday, 4 December 2018, 5:46 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

On Thursday Auckland Council will consider providing a further $14.5 million to complete the infrastructure needed for the holding of the America’s Cup defence in 2021. More >>

Auckland Commits to Advancing Towards Zero Waste

Thursday, 30 August 2018, 5:11 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Mayor Phil Goff has pledged Auckland Council’s commitment to the C40 Advancing Towards Zero Waste Declaration , alongside 22 cities from around the world. The commitment will avoid disposal of 87 million tonnes of waste globally by 2030. More >>

 

 

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