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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 >>

The Science Of Sniffs – Evaluating Dogs To Detect Plant Pathogens

Monday, 31 July 2023, 12:50 pm | Auckland Council

Dogs are famously known for their sense of smell; with around 300 million scent receptors, (humans have 5 million) a dog”s powerful nose can detect substances at concentrations of one part per trillion, that is, a single drop of liquid in 20 ... More >>

The Science Of Sniffs – Evaluating Dogs To Detect Plant Pathogens

Monday, 31 July 2023, 12:50 pm | Auckland Council

Dogs are famously known for their sense of smell; with around 300 million scent receptors, (humans have 5 million) a dog”s powerful nose can detect substances at concentrations of one part per trillion, that is, a single drop of liquid in 20 ... More >>

Successful Prosecution In Dog Attack Case

Tuesday, 18 July 2023, 10:56 am | Auckland Council

A Pukekohe man has recently been found guilty in the Pukekohe District Court of two charges of owning a dog that attacked a person/s contrary to s-57 of the Dog Control Act 1996. This comes at a time when unwanted dog behaviour is on the rise ... More >>

Ōtara-Papatoetoe Local Board (Ōtara Subdivision) By-election Result

Wednesday, 28 June 2023, 4:28 pm | Auckland Council

Voting closed at noon today in the Ōtara-Papatoetoe Local Board (Ōtara Subdivision) by-election. The newly elected member is Lorenzo Kaisaro who received 1512 votes, 1108 more than the next highest polling candidate. Auckland Council’s Manager Governance ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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