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Personal service strikes at heart of Peninsula

Monday, 4 October 2010, 12:53 pm | North Shore City

A new initiative demystifying Auckland’s public transport system and promoting alternative transport options is being trialed to help local residents who may be affected by Devonport's Lake Road upgrade. More >>

Carpoolers get priority at key transport hubs

Friday, 17 September 2010, 4:39 pm | North Shore City

From October 1, commuters who share a ride with at least one passenger will get priority parking closest to the terminal at Devonport and Birkenhead wharves and the Albany Park and Ride Station. More >>

Mayor questions Minister's hypocrisy

Saturday, 31 July 2010, 3:57 pm | North Shore City

Local Government Minister Rodney Hide shelled out taxpayers' money for champagne and camembert to celebrate the passing of final piece of legislation setting up the super city only to then write to Auckland councils urging them not to spend any ratepayers' ... More >>

New Travel Stars see Polka Dots

Friday, 9 July 2010, 10:37 am | North Shore City

The ‘Be a TravelWise Star’ show has just concluded a successful tour of local primary schools promoting the benefits of walking and cycling to school.  More >>

Public meeting on water privatisation

Tuesday, 8 June 2010, 4:58 pm | North Shore City

The North Shore City Council invites residents to attend a public meeting to discuss the future of their ratepayer-owned water services under the Auckland super-city and changes to the Local Government Act 2002. More >>

Wellington can learn from Auckland

Wednesday, 26 May 2010, 3:07 pm | North Shore City

Auckland’s ranking as the fourth best city in the world according to the latest Mercer Quality of Living worldwide city rankings survey shows that Wellington can learn a thing or two from Auckland, Mayor Andrew Williams said today. More >>

Auckland’s water allocation to be controlled

Tuesday, 25 May 2010, 2:49 pm | North Shore City

At a recent meeting the North Shore City Council Strategy and Finance Committee discussed its concerns over government plans for water. More >>

Cycle to win along the new East Coast Road cycle p

Wednesday, 7 April 2010, 1:16 pm | North Shore City

Get on your bike and be in to win is the message being sent to those keen to give cycling a go. More >>

Fendalton Flower Show on the North Shore

Thursday, 1 April 2010, 9:53 am | North Shore City

   "Fendalton Flower Show" to take place on the North Shore      North Shore will be the host city for a new flower show extravaganza to take place in the Auckland region, to compensate for the loss to Christchurch of the Ellerslie ... More >>

North Shore community projects to be accelerated

Wednesday, 3 March 2010, 5:00 pm | North Shore City

Numerous community projects are in line to be accelerated after agreement was reached between the Auckland Transition Agency and the North Shore City Council to allow the disposal of the former council works department in Albany and apply the funds ... More >>

Final Improvements Get under Way on Onewa Road

Thursday, 18 February 2010, 5:25 pm | North Shore City

Works to improve the second and final section of Onewa Road between Lake Road and Sylvan Avenue will commence Monday, February 22. Creating a new transit lane and extending the Share with Care path (shared cycle path and footpath) are two key outcomes ... More >>

Mayor Assured Ticketing Problems a ‘One –Off

Wednesday, 17 February 2010, 1:20 pm | North Shore City

North Shore Mayor Andrew Williams says he has been assured by North Harbour Stadium management that the ticketing problems experienced by rugby fans at last Friday’s Blues versus Hurricanes Super 14 match were a ‘one-off’. More >>

Extra funds for North Shore Footpaths

Tuesday, 9 February 2010, 9:13 am | North Shore City

North Shore City Council is pleased to announce an additional $500,000 funding in the 2009/10 year for the replacement and renewal of our city’s most run-down footpaths.   More >>

Mayor suggests Minister's Christmas present list

Wednesday, 23 December 2009, 11:26 am | North Shore City

For Christmas, Building and Construction Minister Maurice Williamson needs to get himself a calculator and the "Vintage Book of Amnesia: An Anthology of Writing on the Subject of Memory Loss" by Jonathan Lethem, says North Shore Mayor Andrew Williams. More >>

Government gives up on leaky homes victims

Wednesday, 23 December 2009, 10:18 am | North Shore City

The government has abandoned leaky homes victims on the eve of Christmas after cynically promising in opposition they would fix this national disaster, North Shore Mayor Andrew Williams said today. More >>

Leaky homes advice may cause homeowners concern

Tuesday, 15 December 2009, 10:47 am | North Shore City

The Department of Building and Housing, the government’s principal advisors on leaky homes, has denied a leaky homes victim access to reports and advice to the government on the issue because it “may cause homeowners undue concern, stress ... More >>

North Shore boundary focus on community engagement

Friday, 11 December 2009, 5:02 pm | North Shore City

The North Shore City submission to the Local Governance Commission on the draft boundaries for the new Auckland Council and Local Boards proposes single member Wards and more Local Board members to improve local representation and strengthen the relationship ... More >>

Hide super-city overseas trip exposed

Thursday, 10 December 2009, 10:58 am | North Shore City

Newly released documents detailing Local Government Minister Rodney Hide’s fact finding trip to the United Kingdom, Canada and the United States reveals that over twelve days away he undertook only 10 hours of meetings on Auckland governance, North ... More >>

Leaky Homes ‘Big Secret’ To Be Revealed

Wednesday, 9 December 2009, 3:29 pm | North Shore City

Ratepayers on the North Shore, across Auckland and the country may finally be let in on the big secret over the government’s leaky homes rescue package, North Shore Mayor Andrew Williams said today. More >>

Lifeline thrown to leaky homes victims

Monday, 7 December 2009, 5:22 pm | North Shore City

News that the government has backed away from its ‘take it or leave it’ rescue package offer to leaky homes victims was welcomed today by North Shore Mayor Andrew Williams. More >>





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