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Auckland Council Appoints Construction Health And Safety NZ Chair

Tuesday, 20 October 2020, 6:09 am | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Auckland Council appoints Construction Health and Safety NZ chair to lead independent review into Port health and safety Auckland Council has appointed Construction Health and Safety New Zealand (CHASNZ) chair Roger McRae to lead an independent review into ... More >>

Statement From Mayor Phil Goff On COVID-19 Case

Sunday, 18 October 2020, 3:13 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Mayor Phil Goff is reminding Aucklanders to continue to follow official health guidelines, following the announcement today of a new case of COVID-19 in Auckland. “With the virus rampant around the world there is an ongoing risk of transmission at the border. ... More >>

Trial To Adjust Commercial Water Restrictions Comes With A Warning

Monday, 12 October 2020, 6:08 am | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Mayor Phil Goff today warned that a trial to slightly ease commercial water restrictions, which starts today, does not mean that more permanent adjustments to restrictions are guaranteed as Auckland moves into summer. “With major industrial users voluntarily ... More >>

Mayor Goff Welcomes Auckland’s Move To COVID-19 Alert Level 1

Monday, 5 October 2020, 4:37 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Mayor Phil Goff has welcomed the government’s decision to move to COVID-19 Alert Level 1 from 11.59pm on Wednesday 7 October. “Aucklanders have for the second time united to successfully halt community transmission of COVID-19 and I want to thank ... More >>

Mayor Phil Goff Welcomes Auckland’s Move To Level 2

Monday, 21 September 2020, 2:48 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff welcomes the government’s decision to move the city to COVID-19 Alert Level 2 from 11.59pm on Wednesday 23 September and reminds Aucklanders to continue following health guidelines. “The shift to Level 2 is encouraging and ... More >>

Mayor Goff Encourages Aucklanders To Stay The Course To Beat COVID-19

Friday, 4 September 2020, 1:24 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Mayor Phil Goff says the government’s decision to keep Auckland at COVID-19 Alert Level 2, with extra restrictions, is the right one, and asks Aucklanders to continue following the rules to ensure the city can return to Level 1 as soon as possible. ... More >>

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff’s Response To COVID-19 Alert Level Announcement

Monday, 24 August 2020, 5:58 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff says he is disappointed that COVID-19 Alert Level 3 is being extended for four days, but he believes Aucklanders will understand why the decision has been made. “This will be difficult for people whose jobs and businesses ... More >>

Mayor Goff Reminds Businesses To Act Responsibly

Saturday, 15 August 2020, 11:06 am | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff is today urging all businesses to act responsibly as Auckland continues with another 12 days of Level 3 COVID-19 lockdown. “I am concerned to hear reports of price gouging, especially for items that Aucklanders consider essential ... More >>

Auckland Can And Will Beat COVID-19 Again, Says Mayor Goff

Friday, 14 August 2020, 5:38 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Mayor Phil Goff said Aucklanders have beaten COVID-19 before and they will beat it again. “After enjoying our almost unique status of being COVID free for over 100 days, it’s devasting for all of us to see its reemergence,” said Mayor Goff. ... More >>

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff Calls For Calm As City Reenters Lockdown

Tuesday, 11 August 2020, 9:38 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff is tonight calling for calm and patience as the city goes into another lockdown. “I understand that people are probably feeling a little bit scared, a little angry and a little confused right now. None of us wanted to ... More >>

Auckland Council Welcomes $182 Million ‘Shovel-Ready’ Investment

Saturday, 18 July 2020, 4:07 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff has welcomed the $182 million investment in ‘shovel-ready’ transport projects announced today by the Government. The new funding will be allocated across four projects: the Puhinui Interchange and Stage One of the Ferry Basin Redevelopment ... More >>

Auckland Council Endorses Mayor Phil Goff’s Emergency Budget Proposal

Thursday, 16 July 2020, 5:40 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Auckland Council’s Finance and Performance Committee today voted to endorse Mayor Phil Goff’s proposal for the Emergency Budget 2020/2021, which responds to the $750 million fiscal hole caused by the COVID-19 crisis and the urgent need for more ... More >>

Mayoral Statement On “Calling In” Of Auckland’s Water Consent

Tuesday, 30 June 2020, 5:29 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff welcomed the announcement by the Environment Minister to fast track Auckland’s resource consent for the water take in the Waikato. “I welcome the fact that the minister recognises that this is an issue of national significance ... More >>

Mayoral Statement On APEC 2021

Tuesday, 30 June 2020, 12:28 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff today said he was disappointed but understood why the call had been made to make APEC 2021 a virtual event. “APEC would have been an amazing opportunity for Auckland to showcase what we have to the world. However, given the ... More >>

Auckland To Receive Over $1 Million In New Funding For People-friendly Streets

Tuesday, 23 June 2020, 12:52 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff has welcomed the announcement by Waka Kotahi the NZ Transport Agency that four Auckland projects will receive around $1.4 million in new funding from the government’s Innovating Streets for People programme. The Auckland projects ... More >>

Mayor Goff Asks For Water Consent To Be Added To COVID-19 Recovery Bill

Monday, 22 June 2020, 9:17 am | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff will appear at the Environment Select Committee on Monday morning to ask that Watercare’s Waikato River water take consent be included as project number 12 on the COVID-19 Recovery (Fast-track Consenting) Bill 2020 (“the ... More >>

Auckland’s Recovery Vital To NZ’s Recovery

Friday, 15 May 2020, 7:52 am | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Support for jobs and a big boost for social housing in this year’s budget are the two most important provisions for Auckland, says Mayor Phil Goff. “We can celebrate with caution the success we have achieved in saving lives and stopping our hospitals ... More >>

Auckland Council Announces Water Restrictions

Thursday, 7 May 2020, 1:18 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

In response to one of the most severe droughts in Auckland’s history, Auckland Council’s Emergency Committee today voted unanimously to introduce mandatory water restrictions, which will come into effect across the region from Saturday 16 May. ... More >>

Mayor Aligns With Government Ministers On Pay Cut

Wednesday, 15 April 2020, 4:05 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

In response to the COVID-19 crisis, Auckland Mayor Phil Goff said today that he will take a voluntary 20 per cent reduction to his mayoral salary for the next six months. The pay reduction is in line with central government ministers and public ... More >>

Phone Lines Run Hot For Welfare Assistance

Tuesday, 7 April 2020, 5:34 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Around 3000 requests for food parcels have been received by an Auckland Council call centre in the first week of its operation, says Auckland Mayor Phil Goff. Auckland Council has set up a food distribution centre at Spark Arena at the request of the ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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