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Mayor recommends new, improved CCO accountability measures

Monday, 7 November 2016, 5:31 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff is recommending that councillors adopt a raft of new and improved accountability tools to significantly strengthen scrutiny of Council Controlled Organisations (CCOs), including Auckland Transport (AT). More >>

Mayor Goff’s maiden speech

Wednesday, 2 November 2016, 10:06 am | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Welcome tonight to our inauguration of the third term of this Auckland Council. I’d like to particularly acknowledge Mana Whenua, Minister for Local Government the Honourable Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga, MP David Seymour, fellow councillors and local board members. More >>

Mayor welcomes new funding for homelessness

Thursday, 22 September 2016, 12:32 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Auckland Mayor Len Brown has welcomed a decision by councillors to approve $2million of funding to the James Liston Hostel in Freeman’s Bay as an important step towards eliminating rough sleeping. More >>

Auckland’s Transport Future Secured

Thursday, 15 September 2016, 4:32 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Minister of Transport Simon Bridges and Mayor Len Brown have agreed how Auckland’s transport system should develop over the next 30 years by today signing the historic Auckland Transport Alignment Project (ATAP). More >>

Mayor welcomes strong financial results

Tuesday, 30 August 2016, 12:38 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Auckland Mayor Len Brown has welcomed strong financial results published by Auckland Council Group, Auckland International Airport Limited and Ports of Auckland Limited. More >>

St James Theatre restoration gets council boost

Thursday, 21 July 2016, 5:21 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Mayor Len Brown is thrilled that the restoration of Queen Street’s St James Theatre in Auckland can continue moving forward with an approved council financial contribution. More >>

JobFest 16 – young job seekers reach for the sky

Tuesday, 10 May 2016, 12:39 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

The sky is the limit for the thousands of young jobseekers expected to descend upon The Cloud tomorrow (Wednesday, May 11) for the country’s largest youth employment event. More >>

Major milestone for Youth Employment in Auckland

Wednesday, 13 April 2016, 10:24 am | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Auckland‘s Youth Employment Pledge initiative has achieved its target of signing up 50 employers in the first year. The initiative is designed to help Auckland’s 23,000 young jobseekers and 17 more companies will sign up at a ceremony tonight ... More >>

Auckland Recognized in Lee Kuan Yew City Prize 2016

Thursday, 17 March 2016, 12:55 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Auckland has been recognised with a Special Mention in the prestigious Lee Kuan Yew World City Prize 2016. More >>

Mayor Welcomes 68% Jump in Apartment Consents

Friday, 29 January 2016, 3:17 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

The building consent figures for 2015 have been released by Statistics New Zealand and they have been warmly welcomed by Auckland Mayor Len Brown. The number of new dwellings consented in Auckland during the year climbed 21 percent to 9,251. That’s ... More >>

Mayoral Writers’ Grant Open

Thursday, 21 January 2016, 1:08 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Mayoral Writers’ Grant Open Applications are invited for the second Auckland Mayoral Writers’ Grant. Mayor Len Brown established the $12,000 grant in 2014 to capture Auckland life in the written word. It will be awarded to a local writer on completion ... More >>

“Join us to show solidarity with Paris”

Wednesday, 18 November 2015, 9:45 am | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

18 November 2015 “Join us to show solidarity with Paris” Auckland Mayor Len Brown and other world mayors invited to attend next month’s climate change conference Paris have been urged to stand firm and commit to attending the summit. The plea ... More >>

Auckland is winning the battle against graffiti vandalism

Monday, 16 November 2015, 5:18 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Auckland is winning the battle against graffiti vandalism – and this afternoon Mayor Len Brown presented certificates of appreciation to a variety of individuals and groups across Auckland who have helped made this happen. More >>

Waimahia 100th home completed and celebrated

Monday, 16 November 2015, 11:47 am | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Mayor Len Brown and Housing Minister Nick Smith today planted a tree to celebrate the completion of the 100th home at Waimahia, Auckland’s first Special Housing Area (SHA) under the Auckland Housing Accord. More >>

Graffiti vandalism prevention programme review

Friday, 13 November 2015, 11:03 am | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Mayor Len Brown is bringing together Auckland’s graffiti vandalism prevention teams, trusts and partners to review progress over the past five years, and members of the news media are welcome to attend. More >>

Len Brown announces electoral intentions

Sunday, 8 November 2015, 10:13 am | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Len Brown has announced that he has decided not to seek another term as Mayor of Auckland. More >>

Report hits the mark on housing

Wednesday, 17 June 2015, 3:24 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Report hits the mark on housing Mayor Len Brown has welcomed the release of the Productivity Commission’s Using Land for Housing draft report. Released today, the report looks at the supply of land for housing with a particular focus on New ... More >>

Port working group chair announced

Friday, 5 June 2015, 2:54 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Port working group chair announced Auckland Council today announced the appointment of Rick Boven as chair of the Consensus Working Group (CWG) for the Port Future Study. Mayor Len Brown says Dr Boven brings a wealth of experience gained in New Zealand ... More >>

Mayor meets community and key stakeholders on Ports debate

Saturday, 28 March 2015, 11:18 am | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

The Mayor today met with representatives of Ports of Auckland, key stakeholders and interested community groups to discuss the ports debate. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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