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Wellbeing Budget Addresses Aucklanders’ Concerns: Goff

Thursday, 19 May 2022, 6:57 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff says the government’s Wellbeing Budget 2022 announced today addresses many of the issues Aucklanders have said they want to see action on. “I welcome in particular the investment the government has announced to address ... More >>

Mayor Goff Welcomes Government Climate Plan, Says Auckland Has Significant Role To Play In Emissions Reduction Efforts

Monday, 16 May 2022, 2:40 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff has welcomed the government’s first Emissions Reduction Plan, which he says strongly supports the programme of work planned for Auckland under the council’s proposed Climate Action Targeted Rate (CATR). “I welcome ... More >>

Consultation Finds Strong Support For Climate Action Targeted Rate

Wednesday, 4 May 2022, 6:15 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Aucklanders overwhelmingly back a proposed Climate Action Targeted Rate (CATR) to help combat the climate crisis, according to consultation. Public consultation on Auckland Council’s proposed Annual Budget 2022/2023 took place between 28 February ... More >>

More Changes Needed To Improve Three Waters Reform Proposal, Goff Says

Friday, 29 April 2022, 11:10 am | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff has welcomed changes to the government’s proposed three waters reform but says the model still doesn’t stack up for Aucklanders. This morning the government announced that it will incorporate almost all the 47 recommendations ... More >>

Mayor Goff Welcomes $1.4 Billion Infrastructure Announcement

Thursday, 28 April 2022, 10:11 am | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff welcomed this morning’s announcement by the government of a further $1.4 billion investment in Auckland’s housing infrastructure. “This money is critical to the investment we are making to the Auckland Housing Programme’s ... More >>

New Electric Ferries “a Gamechanger” For Auckland Says Goff

Tuesday, 26 April 2022, 3:56 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Auckland’s first fully electric ferries will hit the water by 2024, thanks to $27 million of new funding from the government and $7 million from Auckland Transport, announced by Mayor Phil Goff and Minister of Energy and Resources Megan Woods this ... More >>

Mayor Goff Welcomes Decision To Ease COVID-19 Restrictions

Wednesday, 13 April 2022, 2:43 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Mayor Phil Goff welcomes the government’s decision to move to the orange traffic light setting. He says the decision will provide relief to businesses after two years of disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, without putting undue pressure on ... More >>

COVID-19 And Rising Inflation Compound Budget Challenges For Auckland Council

Wednesday, 13 April 2022, 9:24 am | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

A further reduction in revenue caused by the COVID-19 omicron outbreak and rising interest and inflation costs has compounded the challenges in putting together Auckland Council’s budget for the coming year. Auckland Mayor Phil Goff and Finance and ... More >>

UN Report Confirms Urgent Need For Climate Action — Goff

Tuesday, 5 April 2022, 4:21 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

The latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), released 4 April, confirms once again that urgent action is needed to reduce carbon emissions if the world is to have any chance of averting a climate disaster, Auckland Mayor ... More >>

America’s Cup Decision Disappointing But Not Surprising, Mayor Phil Goff Says

Wednesday, 30 March 2022, 7:57 am | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff says the decision not to hold the next America’s Cup in Auckland had been signalled for some time. “While it is not a surprise, I have encountered strong views from many Aucklanders and New Zealanders about the decision ... More >>

Government Fuel Price Announcement Welcomed

Monday, 14 March 2022, 4:33 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff has welcomed the short-term relief from fuel prices announced by the government this afternoon, and that it will not come at the cost of reduced investment in needed transport infrastructure in Auckland. “The Ukraine invasion’s ... More >>

Bus Improvements, More Tree Planting And Cycleway Upgrades For Maungakiekie-Tāmaki In Proposed Climate Action Package

Thursday, 10 March 2022, 10:24 am | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Maungakiekie-Tāmaki residents will benefit from improved bus services—including new frequent services—tree planting and new safe cycling facilities if Auckland Council’s proposed Climate Action Package is supported by councillors as part of ... More >>

Mayor Goff Welcomes New COVID Support Payment

Monday, 21 February 2022, 5:08 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff welcomes the government’s announcement of a new COVID-19 Support Payment for sectors like hospitality and events, which are experiencing significant financial strain due to the accelerating Omicron outbreak. The new payment will provide ... More >>

Mayor Goff Thanks Aucklanders For Incredible Vaccination Efforts

Wednesday, 15 December 2021, 1:36 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

“On the day that borders separating Auckland from the rest of the country were lifted, it’s great to celebrate that all three District Health Boards have achieved the target of over 90 per cent double vaccinations,” Auckland Mayor Phil Goff says. ... More >>

Mayor Goff On Auckland’s Move To Orange Setting Of COVID-19 Protection Framework

Monday, 13 December 2021, 5:10 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff has welcomed Auckland’s move to the Orange setting of the COVID-19 Protection Framework from 11.59pm on Thursday 30 December. “While the hospitality sector would like to have seen the move sooner, the government has ... More >>

Auckland Council Unanimously Supports Goff’s Climate Action Targeted Rate To Public Consultation

Wednesday, 8 December 2021, 4:02 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Auckland Council has today confirmed the topics for public consultation to begin in late February as part of the Annual Budget process. Items for consultation include a proposed Climate Action Targeted Rate (CATR) to support an ambitious billion-dollar ... More >>

Mayor Goff Celebrates First Stage Of ‘Traffic Light’ System

Friday, 3 December 2021, 6:46 am | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

After 107 days in COVID-19 lockdown it is fantastic that Aucklanders and Auckland businesses will be able to enjoy more freedoms as we move into the red phase of the new COVID-19 Protection Framework, or ‘traffic light’ system, Mayor Goff said ... More >>

Auckland Council Calls For Changes To Government’s Enabling Housing Supply Bill

Wednesday, 17 November 2021, 1:21 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Auckland Council is calling on the government to address the significant impacts on Auckland from the proposed widespread intensification, poor housing design and the inability to deliver infrastructure crucial for supporting new communities within ... More >>

Mayor Goff Welcomes Increased Freedoms, Thanks Aucklanders For Getting Vaccinated

Monday, 8 November 2021, 4:09 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Mayor Phil Goff says the government’s decision to move Auckland to COVID-19 Alert Level 3 Step 2 from 11.59pm on Tuesday 9 November will be welcomed by Aucklanders. “We have been in lockdown for around three months and people will enjoy being able ... More >>

Mayor Goff Calls For Aucklanders To Get Vaccinated This Weekend

Friday, 5 November 2021, 11:03 am | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Mayor Phil Goff encourages Aucklanders to get vaccinated at one of the community #GotYaDot events being held at Eden Park and across the region this weekend (6 – 7 November). Attendees at the Eden Park event will be able to get vaccinated on the ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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