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More Beaches To Swim At This Summer

Thursday, 2 December 2021, 1:34 pm | Auckland Council

Long term safety warnings at a number of Auckland swimming spots have been lifted following work by Auckland Council and Watercare’s Safe Networks programme. Mayor Phil Goff is delighted the long-term warnings at Titirangi, Wairau Outlet and Piha ... More >>

Mayor Goff Outlines Billion-dollar Climate Action Package As Key Policy In Annual Budget Proposal

Wednesday, 1 December 2021, 11:31 am | Auckland Council

An ambitious $1 billion climate action package to reduce carbon emissions and deliver more buses, ferries, cycling and walking and urban tree canopy is the signature policy in Mayor Phil Goff’s proposal for Auckland Council’s Annual Budget 2022/23, released ... More >>

Mayor Goff Thrilled With Auckland DHB 90 Per Cent Vaccination Success

Friday, 19 November 2021, 5:38 pm | Auckland Council

Mayor Phil Goff has praised Aucklanders for their hard work over the past three months, following the announcement this afternoon that the city’s first District Health Board (DHB) has reached the 90 per cent full vaccination milestone. “With ... More >>

Goff: Border Announcement Provides Welcome Certainty For Aucklanders

Wednesday, 17 November 2021, 2:04 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff has strongly welcomed the government’s announcement that Aucklanders will be able to travel outside of the city from Wednesday 15 December. “For Aucklanders who have lived under tough restrictions for over three months, ... More >>

Tūpuna Maunga Survive Another Guy Fawkes - Thank You Tāmaki Makaurau

Tuesday, 9 November 2021, 6:11 pm | Auckland Council

Maunga tū Maunga ora Maunga ora Tāmaki ora If the Maunga are well Then Tāmaki Makaurau is well The Tūpuna Maunga Authority acknowledges Mana Whenua and the local communities of Tāmaki Makaurau for their support of the successful second annual ... More >>

Mayor Goff Welcomes $282 Million Housing Infrastructure Boost

Tuesday, 9 November 2021, 3:13 pm | Auckland Council

Mayor Phil Goff has welcomed the $282 million boost to housing infrastructure in Auckland announced by the government today. “The $282 million is the first tranche of Auckland’s share of the $3.8 billion Housing Acceleration Fund foreshadowed ... More >>

Anonymous Lumberjacks Let Loose With Their Tree Chopping Skills

Thursday, 4 November 2021, 2:08 pm | Auckland Council

Reports of senseless vandalism to trees and vegetation on Auckland Council land have increased during the latest lockdown period. Council staff are investigating numerous locations where trees have been felled, pruned or poisoned throughout the ... More >>

Use Of Police Asset Recovery Unit First For Auckland Council

Wednesday, 3 November 2021, 11:45 am | Auckland Council

For the first time, a case referred to the Police Asset Recovery Unit by Auckland Council has resulted in the restraint of assets. The Asset Recovery Unit’s function is to implement the Criminal Proceeds (Recovery) Act 2009 on behalf of Government ... More >>

Tribute To Dame Catherine Tizard

Monday, 1 November 2021, 9:32 am | Auckland Council

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff said Dame Cath Tizard was a trailblazer in becoming the first woman Mayor of Auckland and will be remembered as a competent, personable, and well-liked leader of the city. “Dame Cath was an exceptional role model becoming ... More >>

Water Reforms Would Provide Few Benefits To Aucklanders

Wednesday, 27 October 2021, 2:42 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff says that while the government’s three waters reforms are designed to address problems in water services elsewhere in New Zealand, they would provide little benefit to Aucklanders and would come at the cost of Auckland ... More >>

Mayor Goff On Requiring Staff To Be Vaccinated

Tuesday, 26 October 2021, 5:10 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff says the government’s decision to require at-risk businesses to ensure staff are fully vaccinated is a practical step that will help keep the community safe as the city begins to open up under the new COVID-19 Protection Framework. ... More >>

Mayor Goff Welcomes Support For Aucklanders And Businesses Doing It Tough Under COVID-19 Lockdown

Friday, 22 October 2021, 11:14 am | Auckland Council

Mayor Phil Goff welcomes the government’s support package for Auckland businesses affected by the COVID-19 lockdowns and says the new COVID-19 Protection Framework and vaccination targets, as well as targeted support to increase Māori vaccination ... More >>

Council Agrees To Lift Remaining Water Restrictions In Auckland

Thursday, 21 October 2021, 11:02 am | Auckland Council

Auckland Council’s governing body has unanimously agreed to lift the region’s remaining outdoor water restrictions, following a report from Watercare. Remaining outdoor water restrictions – which currently prevent the use of sprinklers ... More >>

Auckland Council To Review Water Restrictions This Week

Sunday, 17 October 2021, 7:48 pm | Auckland Council

A recommendation by Watercare to lift Auckland’s outdoor water restrictions will be considered by the Auckland Council’s governing body at an extraordinary meeting on Thursday this week [21 October]. The restrictions – which currently prevent ... More >>

Mayor Phil Goff Welcomes Election Of New Ports Of Auckland Board Chair

Friday, 1 October 2021, 11:01 am | Auckland Council

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff says he looks forward to working with the newly elected chair of Ports of Auckland. “I welcome the board’s decision to elect Jan Dawson as its new chair, following her appointment to the board in August,” he says. “Jan ... More >>

Phil Goff Hails Taxi Service For COVID-19 Vaccination

Thursday, 30 September 2021, 2:41 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff says the Northern Region Health Coordination Centre’s plan for free taxis to take people to get vaccinated for COVID-19 will help boost the vaccine rollout, and he encourages anyone who needs the service to make use of ... More >>

Business Support For South Auckland Vaccine Drive Welcome

Wednesday, 29 September 2021, 2:55 pm | Auckland Council

Mayor Phil Goff and Manurewa-Papakura Councillor Daniel Newman are thanking local businesses and community organisations for their support in donating goods to encourage people in south Auckland to get vaccinated against COVID-19. Auckland businesses ... More >>

Walk-ins welcome at vaccination centres

Wednesday, 15 September 2021, 2:36 pm | Auckland Council

With appointments no longer required at community COVID-19 vaccination centres, Auckland Mayor Phil Goff is again urging everyone to get their jab as soon as possible. More >>

Auckland Council outlines financial position

Wednesday, 15 September 2021, 9:57 am | Auckland Council

Auckland Council is again taking a financial hit from COVID-19 and the Alert Level 4 lockdown, but Mayor Phil Goff says that careful and prudent financial management at the council should enable it to ride out the storm. More >>

Auckland’s transport system to benefit from new investment

Tuesday, 7 September 2021, 1:59 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff has welcomed as great news the government’s decision to boost the National Land Transport Programme (NLTP) by a further $2 billion. More >>