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High Street’s transformation to begin next week

Tuesday, 8 October 2019, 1:17 pm | Auckland Council

High Street’s transformation into a vibrant, people-friendly thoroughfare will kick off in style next week as the first phase of trials to enhance pedestrian access gets underway on October 15—the same night as Late Night Art . More >>

Goff: More work needed on Port Strategy

Thursday, 3 October 2019, 12:41 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff says the second interim report released by the Upper North Island Supply Chain Strategy working group today does not sufficiently consider the costs and benefits to Auckland of relocating its waterfront port. More >>

Local election postal deadline approaching

Wednesday, 2 October 2019, 8:10 pm | Auckland Council

Voting closes at midday on 12 October, but voters now have less than a week to post their ballot papers if they want to make the postal deadline. Auckland Council General Manager Democracy Services Marguerite Delbet is urging voters to act now. “People ... More >>

Tens-of-thousands of Aucklanders to vote at work

Wednesday, 2 October 2019, 4:09 pm | Auckland Council

At least 40 thousand Aucklanders will get the opportunity to vote at work in this year’s local election. More >>

Ambury Farm Day is back

Tuesday, 1 October 2019, 10:31 am | Auckland Council

Get your gumboots ready, as Auckland Council’s Ambury Farm Day is back! Experience life on the farm up close and personal at Ambury Regional Park on Sunday 20 October. “Ambury Farm Day is a free, family event that has been running since 1988. It’s ... More >>

Successful prosecutions for two illegal dumpers

Monday, 30 September 2019, 8:25 am | Auckland Council

Mayor Phil Goff’s crackdown on illegal dumping across the region is continuing to deliver results. The number of prosecutions has doubled in just over 18 months, coinciding with a steady decrease in the amount of waste dumped. More >>

Mayor acknowledges retiring councillors

Thursday, 26 September 2019, 10:19 am | Auckland Council

Mayor Phil Goff today thanked retiring Councillors Penny Hulse and Sir John Walker for their decades of service to the city and people of Auckland. More >>

Container return scheme announcement welcomed

Wednesday, 25 September 2019, 11:17 am | Auckland Council

Marlborough District Council and Auckland Council have welcomed today’s funding announcement by Associate Minister of the Environment, Hon Eugenie Sage, for the design of a container return scheme (CRS) for New Zealand. More >>

Free child weekends increase patronage on public transport

Tuesday, 24 September 2019, 3:02 pm | Auckland Council

The number of children using Auckland’s public transport network at the weekend has increased by more than 120 per cent since free travel for under-16s was introduced, compared to the same period last year. More >>

Council supports Auckland City Mission food appeal

Monday, 23 September 2019, 2:41 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland Council is proud to support the Auckland City Mission in their appeal for food donations for people in need. More >>

What lies beneath our two biggest harbours?

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 10:09 am | Auckland Council

More often than not, the Manukau and Kaipara harbours are often seen as the poor relation to the sparkling Waitematā. More >>

Industry support for greater share of GST to councils

Wednesday, 11 September 2019, 12:04 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff says a poll conducted for Infrastructure New Zealand indicates the industry is supportive of his call for the government to return the GST Aucklanders pay on rates to Auckland Council. More >>

Illegal bike tracks carved into historic Takarunga

Friday, 6 September 2019, 6:50 pm | Auckland Council

Three tracks have been carved illegally into the northern slopes of Takarunga / Mt Victoria in the Auckland suburb of Devonport, causing extensive damage. More >>

Project offers unique bird’s eye view

Friday, 30 August 2019, 2:19 pm | Auckland Council

Perch safely in the sub-canopy of a Himalayan cedar tree in Albert Park while taking in Tāmaki Makaurau from a bird’s eye view. More >>

Breathing new life into old clothes

Thursday, 29 August 2019, 10:08 am | Auckland Council

The first thing Wayne Siu does after buying a suit is put it in the freezer. More >>

Safeswim switches on digital signage at local beaches

Tuesday, 27 August 2019, 8:18 am | Auckland Council

A wave of digital Safeswim signs are coming to another eight beaches around Auckland this summer. More >>

Swap it like it’s Hot

Monday, 26 August 2019, 2:29 pm | Auckland Council

Keeping in line with New Zealand Fashion Week’s sustainability focus, Auckland’s Central City Library is gearing up for its third installation of Swap it Like it’s Hot. More >>

Stop! Fashion police!

Monday, 26 August 2019, 12:59 pm | Auckland Council

Fashion police will hit Auckland streets this week issuing tickets to stylish pedestrians during New Zealand Fashion Week (NZFW) from August 26 to September 1. More >>

Tighter restrictions proposed on freedom camping

Thursday, 22 August 2019, 11:23 am | Auckland Council

Auckland Council’s Governing Body today unanimously supported Mayor Phil Goff’s report on a proposed freedom camping bylaw. The report proposes that council consider clearer prohibitions and restrictions on where freedom camping will be allowed in ... More >>

Marine invader found in Great Barrier Island waters

Thursday, 22 August 2019, 10:06 am | Auckland Council

Among the coastal waters of Smokehouse Bay on Great Barrier Island, Auckland Council has discovered a new marine species attempting to make the island their home. It is the first known record of this species in New Zealand. More >>

   

 

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