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Mayor Goff announces new Community Recycling Centre

Thursday, 15 August 2019, 4:54 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff and Associate Minister for the Environment Eugenie Sage this morning announced the creation of a new community recycling centre in Onehunga. Developed and operated by Auckland Council, the facility is supported by $2.24 million ... More >>

New solutions sought to car handling on wharves

Saturday, 10 August 2019, 11:35 am | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff has asked Ports of Auckland to accelerate investigations into better ways of clearing imported cars off Auckland wharves. “While car moving times on the port have improved, Captain Cook and Bledisloe wharves often look like ... More >>

Strongest year ever for dwelling consents in Auckland

Tuesday, 30 July 2019, 5:42 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Annual dwelling consents in Auckland hit 14,032 in June, a new record for the city. Auckland Mayor Phil Goff says the figure, which includes the 1152 dwellings consented in June, is more evidence of the progress being made in housing across the region. ... More >>

Mayor Goff announces High Street transformation

Friday, 26 July 2019, 1:40 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

High Street pedestrianisation trials start in October, and the street could be transformed into a world-class pedestrian-friendly thoroughfare by the end of 2022, three years earlier than previously planned. More >>

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff welcomes Oakley Creek restoration

Friday, 5 July 2019, 3:14 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff says the Oakley Creek / Te Auaunga restoration project has been an outstanding success. More >>

Dwelling consents set new records in Auckland

Tuesday, 2 July 2019, 4:59 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Mayor Phil Goff says another record month for dwellings consented in Auckland is more evidence that real progress is being made for housing in the region. “A total of 1657 new dwellings were consented in May,” says Mayor Goff. “That’s not ... More >>

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 >>

 

 

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