Auckland Council - Latest News [Page 3]

Council welcomes waste levy consultation announcement

Wednesday, 27 November 2019, 12:46 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland Council has welcomed the Government’s announcement today by Associate Minister for the Environment, Hon Eugenie Sage, to increase funding support for waste minimisation initiatives and address New Zealand’s burgeoning waste challenge. More >>

Auckland housing supply catching up with shortfall

Thursday, 7 November 2019, 3:45 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland is continuing its record-breaking run for dwelling consents, achieving a new all-time record of 14,634 in the year to September. More >>

Proud Centres - bringing moments of Pride to your community

Thursday, 7 November 2019, 12:27 pm | Auckland Council

With Pride Festival 2020 looming, Auckland Council’s Proud Centres are calling for the community to come up with family friendly ideas for events at its centres. The festival runs between the 1st and 16th of February. More >>

Goff puts focus on climate change

Monday, 4 November 2019, 12:22 pm | Auckland Council

Mayor Phil Goff has unveiled changes to Auckland Council’s committee structure, including establishing a new climate change committee and new subcommittees for CCO oversight and value for money. More >>

Auckland leads public innovation

Monday, 4 November 2019, 8:53 am | Auckland Council

Creating innovations to solve complex city-scale problems has seen Auckland secure national recognition at the 2019 Economic Development New Zealand (EDNZ) annual awards. More >>

Water quality results announced following NZICC fire

Friday, 1 November 2019, 3:11 pm | Auckland Council

Water quality testing in Auckland’s Waitemata Harbour during the New Zealand International Convention Centre fire helped understand the nature of water entering the stormwater system. More >>

Landmark decision on stormwater consent

Wednesday, 30 October 2019, 11:58 am | Auckland Council

The Environment Court has granted Auckland Council a resource consent to improve the way it manages all stormwater discharges across the region to help protect the environment, people and property while improving water quality. More >>

Kauri compliance high but locals their own worst enemy!

Tuesday, 29 October 2019, 3:57 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland Council compliance officers were out in force over the weekend, patrolling “hot spots” across the region, watching for people breaking the rules around the use of closed tracks and thereby putting kauri at risk. More >>

Reflection Friday - Recycling Week NZ draws to a close

Friday, 25 October 2019, 2:52 pm | Auckland Council

Today marks Reflection Friday in this year’s Recycling Week NZ. It’s a chance to look back and see what we’ve learned, what we’ve done differently, and to look ahead to what else we can do to create a more sustainable, waste-free Aotearoa. More >>

Explore the outdoors; take care of our kauri this weekend

Friday, 25 October 2019, 2:36 pm | Auckland Council

The weather’s looking perfect for the long weekend, perfect enough to draw many thousands of Aucklanders and visitors into the great outdoors. More >>

The Bonapartes of Tāwharanui return

Tuesday, 22 October 2019, 4:55 pm | Auckland Council

These two young mates absconded from their sanctuary at Tāwharanui and have spent the last 10 days cruising the Tāwharanui Regional Park in search of a night out and a good time. More >>

Procurement Monday kicks off Recycling Week NZ 2019

Monday, 21 October 2019, 5:13 pm | Auckland Council

Today marks the start of Recycling Week NZ 2019 and Auckland Council is getting behind the national effort to turn the spotlight on recycling. More >>

Temporary public health warning issued at Browns Bay

Thursday, 17 October 2019, 5:01 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland Council and Watercare have placed a temporary public health warning at Browns Bay beach this afternoon. More >>

Recycling truck blazes on the rise

Wednesday, 16 October 2019, 9:42 am | Auckland Council

Auckland Council is appealing to Aucklanders to do the right thing when they need to dispose of flammable and hazardous items following the third kerbside recycling collection truck blaze in less than a month. The fires mean that potentially up to ... More >>

Let’s Recycle Right, Auckland

Tuesday, 15 October 2019, 1:29 pm | Auckland Council

In the lead up to Recycling Week NZ (21-27 October), Auckland Council is promoting its innovative online game, Recycle Right , to encourage Aucklanders to do their bit to improve the quality and quantity of Auckland’s kerbside recyclable materials. More >>

Defence Force volunteers clean up Laxon Esplanade Reserve

Thursday, 10 October 2019, 3:34 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland Council’s Laxon Esplanade Reserve in Ōtara has been given a real facelift after more than four truckloads of illegally dumped waste were recovered on Tuesday, thanks to the collaborative efforts of council park rangers, waste solutions staff, ... More >>

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 >>