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Driving On Muriwai Beach - Submissions Needed

Wednesday, 5 May 2021, 5:36 am | Auckland Council

Auckland Council are running a consultation now to consider options for controlling or restricting driving of vehicles on Muriwai Beach. This is in response to safety concerns raised during consultation for the Regional Parks Management Plan review ... More >>

Stowaway Snared On-board Boat!

Thursday, 29 April 2021, 3:22 pm | Auckland Council

Mouse attempts to set sail but lucks out! A mouse, hoping to spend a relaxing weekend on an island in the Hauraki Gulf, had its plans derailed when it was spotted emerging from a passenger’s luggage and scurrying off into the confines of a pest free warranted ... More >>

Auckland And Waikato Closer Economic Relations

Tuesday, 27 April 2021, 5:29 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland and Waikato District’s economic development arms are working together on joint economic development opportunities, outlined in an agreement signed today. Auckland Unlimited, the economic and cultural development agency for Tāmaki Makaurau, ... More >>

Auckland Council Savings Near $120 Million Target

Friday, 23 April 2021, 1:58 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland Council has achieved 99 per cent—or $119 million—of the $120 million savings target it set in the Emergency Budget, with a further $12 million in savings achieved since February 2021. “We are very close to delivering on our Emergency ... More >>

Mayor Phil Goff Welcomes Progress On Auckland Light Rail

Wednesday, 31 March 2021, 2:54 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff welcomes the government’s announcement of an Establishment Unit to progress City Centre to Māngere Light Rail, and says the project should get underway as soon as practical. “Light rail from Auckland’s city centre to ... More >>

Auckland Councillors Hold Ports Board To Account Following Damning Independent Health And Safety Report

Tuesday, 30 March 2021, 11:49 am | Auckland Council

Significant improvements at Ports of Auckland are needed, say seven Auckland Councillors following the release of an independent health and safety review that was initiated by Auckland Council. In response to the review, conducted by Construction Health ... More >>

Auckland Councillors Hold Ports Board To Account Following Damning Independent Health And Safety Report

Tuesday, 30 March 2021, 11:38 am | Auckland Council

Significant improvements at Ports of Auckland are needed, say five Auckland Councillors following the release of an independent health and safety review that was initiated by Auckland Council. In response to the review, conducted by Construction Health ... More >>

Independent Review Finds Need For Significant Improvements To Health And Safety At Ports Of Auckland

Tuesday, 30 March 2021, 9:51 am | Auckland Council

The independent review of health and safety at Ports of Auckland has found systemic problems at the Ports in relation to critical health and safety risk management and organisational culture relating to health and safety, Mayor Phil Goff announced today. ... More >>

The Sound Rodney And Waitākere Ranges Residents Can’t Ignore Easter Sunday

Friday, 26 March 2021, 1:23 pm | Auckland Council

If you’re still napping around midday Easter Sunday (April 4), luxuriating in the extra hour of sleep daylight saving has gifted you, be prepared for a harsh wakeup call if you live in the Rodney or Waitākere Ranges areas. Auckland Emergency Management ... More >>

Mayor Goff Welcomes Government Housing Announcement As Step In The Right Direction

Tuesday, 23 March 2021, 12:03 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff has welcomed the government’s housing package as a good step in the right direction. “In particular, I welcome the government’s commitment of $3.8 billion to build infrastructure and accelerate home building,” he says. ... More >>

Mayor Goff Hails Team New Zealand Victory

Wednesday, 17 March 2021, 5:20 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff has congratulated Team New Zealand on their victory and successful defence of the America’s Cup. “A victory for Team New Zealand in front of a home crowd on Auckland’s Waitematā Harbour is the perfect way to cap off ... More >>

Mayor Goff Asks Aucklanders To Have A Say On Proposed Council Budget

Wednesday, 17 March 2021, 3:05 pm | Auckland Council

Mayor Phil Goff is encouraging Aucklanders to have their say on the council’s 10-year Budget before consultation closes at 12pm on Monday 22 March. “Our 10-year Budget maintains a record level of investment in the critical housing, transport, ... More >>

Mayor Goff Welcomes Return To Level 1, Renews Call For Auckland Priority In Vaccine Rollout

Friday, 12 March 2021, 11:34 am | Auckland Council

Mayor Goff welcomes return to Level 1, renews call for Auckland priority in vaccine rollout Mayor Phil Goff says the government’s decision to return Auckland to COVID-19 Alert Level 1 from 12pm on Friday 12 March is great news. However, he says we need ... More >>

Strongest Year Ever For Housing Consents In Auckland, With 17,000 Dwellings Consented

Thursday, 4 March 2021, 3:31 pm | Auckland Council

A total of 1410 new dwellings were consented in Auckland in January 2021, bringing annual new dwellings over 17,000 for the first time ever. Mayor Phil Goff says the latest in a string of record months for dwelling consents in Auckland shows the progress ... More >>

Auckland Should Be Prioritised For Vaccine Roll-out

Monday, 1 March 2021, 9:54 am | Auckland Council

Auckland should be prioritised for the vaccine roll-out over other areas that are at less risk from COVID-19, Mayor Goff said today. “Auckland’s fourth level 3 lockdown highlights the fact that the city is at greater risk of community transmission ... More >>

Mayor Goff: “We’re Almost There, Let’s Not Stuff It Up”

Friday, 19 February 2021, 9:07 am | Auckland Council

Mayor Phil Goff Is Reminding Aucklanders That We Are Still At COVID-19 Alert Level 2 Over The Weekend And Care Must Be Taken If We Are To Keep The Virus In Check. “Like All Aucklanders, I Am Also Really Keen To Get Back To Level 1 As Soon As Possible ... More >>

Auckland Art Gallery Announces New National Annual Art-writing Award In Collaboration With Michèle Whitecliffe

Monday, 15 February 2021, 11:29 am | Auckland Council

Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki announces the first annual Michèle Whitecliffe Art Writing Prize today aimed at encouraging high-quality writing about the art of Aotearoa New Zealand. Michèle Whitecliffe has developed the award with the Gallery ... More >>

Another Record Year For Auckland Housing, With 16,500 New Dwellings Consented In 2020

Thursday, 4 February 2021, 3:52 pm | Auckland Council

More than 16,500 new dwellings were consented in Auckland in 2020, with 1525 consented in December alone, making it the strongest December on record. Auckland Mayor Phil Goff says the strong consenting figures are positive for meeting housing needs and ... More >>

Students Invited To Share Vision For Transforming Northcote Town Centre

Friday, 11 December 2020, 4:55 pm | Auckland Council

Today, Auckland joins 17 global cities to launch Students Reinventing Cities, a competition for students and universities from across the globe to share their vision for greener, fairer cities. The competition, led by C40 Cities - a global network ... More >>

Vandalism Takes Shine Off Kauri Dieback Track Upgrades

Friday, 11 December 2020, 4:37 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland ratepayers have been hit by acts of vandalism in local and regional parks where kauri tracks have been closed to the public for upgrades. So far, it has cost them over $100,000. “These acts of vandalism are a senseless waste of scarce resources ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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