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Any Dog Can Bite! Auckland Council Launches Campaign To Drive Down Dog Attacks On Children

Monday, 6 May 2024, 5:14 am | Auckland Council

We need to address this issue as a community and this is why Auckland Council is launching the campaign, to draw attention to the problem in the hope people will become more vigilant with dogs around children. More >>

Compliance Soars By 70 Percent As Developers Get Smarter With Sediment Control

Monday, 8 April 2024, 1:45 pm | Auckland Council

Since 1 July 2023, 80 percent of first site visits passed inspection (1519) while 20 per cent were issued either abatement and/or infringement notices (383). More >>

Auckland Council Boosts Access To Energy Coaching Scheme To Help Reduce Energy Bills

Wednesday, 3 April 2024, 5:27 pm | Auckland Council

A free energy coaching service that has helped vulnerable households save hundreds of dollars on their power bills will receive funding from Auckland Council to double its capacity across the region. The grant of $30,000 is funded by the Long-term Plan ... More >>

Council’s Largest Green Bonds Gain Nets $1 Billion

Tuesday, 26 March 2024, 5:51 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland Council’s EUR Bonds are now supported by well over 100 different European investors and the council’s Green Bond proceeds help fund Auckland’s sustainability-focused priorities. More >>

Auckland Council Adopts Consultation Document For Long-term Plan

Tuesday, 20 February 2024, 2:09 pm | Auckland Council

Earlier today, the consultation document for Auckland Council’s Long-term Plan (10-year Budget) 2024/34 was adopted by the Budget Committee following lengthy and robust discussion. “We agreed on the items for consultation back in December. So, ... More >>

Make Noise With Consideration This Holiday Season

Tuesday, 19 December 2023, 8:12 am | Auckland Council

The holiday season is upon us and with El Niño set to wipe away La Niña and deliver a hotter, drier summer rather than the constant wet, people are turning their thoughts to summer holidays and with them, DIY activities and hosting parties. But sometimes ... More >>

Successful Refresh Of Co-management Agreement For Pūkaki Tapu O Poutūkeka

Thursday, 14 December 2023, 6:06 pm | Auckland Council

Pūkaki Māori Marae Committee, Te Ākitai Waiohua, and Auckland Council celebrate the successful refresh of co-management agreement for Pūkaki Tapu o Poutūkeka Following the ceremony held on 13 December 2023, Pūkaki Māori Marae Committee, in collaboration ... More >>

Flagrant Breaches Bring Total Of $133,000 In Fines For Professionals Who Built An Upmarket Remuera Precinct

Thursday, 14 December 2023, 10:54 am | Auckland Council

A text message sent by a project manager claiming Auckland Council was “playing silly bastards with the consents ”, illustrated a “cavalier attitude towards compliance obligations.” That was the finding of Judge Kirsten Lummis when fining ... More >>

Majority Of Aucklanders Back Mayor’s Proposal To Lease Port

Friday, 1 December 2023, 8:29 am | Auckland Council

A Curia Market Research poll commissioned by the Office of the Mayor of Auckland has found strong support for his proposal to consult on leasing the port operations. Excluding those who were undecided, 71 per cent support leasing the port operations ... More >>

Ngāti Whātua O Kaipara Gift Name To Gecko

Thursday, 30 November 2023, 10:55 am | Auckland Council

The most recent species of gecko to be ‘described’ in New Zealand has been officially named. Local iwi, Ngāti Whātua o Kaipara has gifted the name Korowai gecko (Woodworthia korowai) to the endemic new species in a paper published in the scientific journal ... More >>

1 January 2024 Cutoff Date To Be Pest Free Warranted

Wednesday, 29 November 2023, 2:39 pm | Auckland Council

Transport operators working close to the islands in the Hauraki Gulf are urged to apply for a Pest Free Warrant before they become compulsory in the new year. Any commercial boat transporting people or goods, including barges, fishing charters ... More >>

Mayoral Proposal To Build Auckland’s Long-term Financial And Physical Resilience

Monday, 27 November 2023, 11:08 am | Auckland Council

The preliminary mayoral proposal, which goes to a Budget Committee workshop this week, reflects Auckland Mayor Wayne Brown’s commitment to tackling Auckland Council’s big financial challenges, and strengthening the long-term financial and physical ... More >>

Council Cancels Micro-mobility Centre, Secures 200 Additional Short-stay Carparks

Friday, 24 November 2023, 9:41 am | Auckland Council

Auckland Council’s Governing Body voted yesterday to cancel a proposed multi-modal/micro-mobility centre that had been planned as part of the redevelopment of the Downtown Carpark site. Auckland Mayor Wayne Brown is happy with the decision. “This centre was going ... More >>

How Do We Put Freshwater First?

Friday, 3 November 2023, 9:18 am | Auckland Council

Freshwater rules are changing in Tāmaki Makaurau and it’s time for Aucklanders to have their say on how to improve the region’s rivers, lakes and streams. Auckland Council wants to check back in with the community on what it thinks of proposed measures ... More >>

Auckland Council And Crown Agree To Cost Sharing Agreement For Storm Recovery And Resilience Work

Friday, 6 October 2023, 6:08 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland Council’s Governing Body has unanimously voted to accept the proposed cost sharing deal with the Crown to fund more than $2 billion of flood recovery and resilience works, including buying-out Category 3 properties. The decision today ... More >>

Progress Made But More Action Needed To Accelerate Delivery Of Te Tāruke-ā-Tāwhiri: Auckland’s Climate Plan

Monday, 18 September 2023, 9:09 am | Auckland Council

The extent to which climate change impacts Tāmaki Makaurau hit home for many earlier this year. We have seen severe weather events like the Auckland Anniversary Floods and Cyclone Gabrielle show the devastating impacts of climate change – and the ... More >>

Auckland’s 30-year Water Strategy Announces Its First Annual Update

Monday, 11 September 2023, 11:28 am | Auckland Council

For many in Tāmaki Makaurau, this year has challenged our relationship with water. Two years of drought followed by a year of record rainfall has reminded Aucklanders the importance of a strategic approach to water. The Auckland Water Strategy (2022 ... More >>

Apply For Funds To Reduce Waste

Thursday, 24 August 2023, 12:08 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland community groups and organisations are being encouraged to apply for the Waste Minimisation and Innovation Fund before applications close next week. The Waste Minimisation and Innovation Fund supports projects that help reduce waste and reuse ... More >>

Dotterels Emerge From A Rough Summer Breeding Season

Tuesday, 15 August 2023, 2:56 pm | Auckland Council

It was a ‘wild ride’ for Auckland’s threatened New Zealand dotterel population last breeding season as Mother Nature unleashed some powerful weather events. Of the 172 pairs monitored by volunteers across 61 locations, 74 chicks were fledged ... More >>

Update From The Mayor On Category 3 Buyout Negotiations

Monday, 31 July 2023, 6:01 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland Mayor Wayne Brown says negotiations for a cost sharing agreement for voluntary buying outs of high-risk (Category 3) residential properties in the region are progressing, and he is optimistic the two parties will reach a resolution soon. “Auckland, like ... More >>





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