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Auckland Mayor Pumps $60,000 Into Funding Youth Crime Prevention

Friday, 7 June 2024, 5:15 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Initiatives that increase community safety and wellbeing have been identified as support priorities as part of the Long-term Plan 2024-2034. Council staff have identified TYLA as the appropriate initiative for council investment to generate community safety ... More >>

Auckland Council Sets Out Guiding Principles For Time Of Use Charging

Thursday, 6 June 2024, 7:17 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Time of use charging is one option the council and Auckland Transport are looking into to tackle congestion. Today, councillors at the Transport and Infrastructure Committee gave the go-ahead for a scheme to be designed for the Auckland region. More >>

Watercare Receives Green Light For Funding For Point Erin Central Interceptor Tunnel Project Extension

Tuesday, 28 May 2024, 11:39 am | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Auckland Mayor Wayne Brown says this will be the first of many projects to benefit Aucklanders following the Local Water Done Well agreement. More >>

Accelerating Auckland’s Storm-readiness For 2024

Friday, 24 May 2024, 5:28 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Following major storms last year, community groups and Auckland Council have been getting on with the mammoth task of clearing stormwater networks and better preparing our region for future events. More >>

Governing Body Passes Mayoral Proposal

Thursday, 16 May 2024, 6:59 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Today, the mayoral proposal was passed 20:1 by the Governing Body setting the ten-year vision for Auckland Council. More >>

Mayor Moves Forward With Auckland Future Fund

Tuesday, 14 May 2024, 4:02 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

At the Budget Committee workshop, Mayor Wayne Brown unveiled a revised mayoral proposal for the Long-term Plan (10-year Budget) 2024-34. This includes a reimagined bid to establish an Auckland Future Fund, initially capitalised using the council’s shares ... More >>

Mayor Brown Announces Plan To Save Public Transport From Cuts

Monday, 13 May 2024, 8:02 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

The mayor’s proposal would see most Aucklanders pay no more than $50 a week in public transport fares and expand Auckland Transport’s Fareshare scheme to give any Auckland-based business with at least five employees the ability to subsidise ... More >>

Mayor’s Plan To Make The Most Of Auckland’s Port And Prime Waterfront

Tuesday, 7 May 2024, 12:12 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Port of Auckland will contribute $1.1 billion in profits to Auckland Council over the next 10 years, which exceeds the projected net returns from investing the proceeds of a port lease by $172million. More >>

Auckland Mayor Funds Further Regional Safety Initiatives

Saturday, 4 May 2024, 5:14 am | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Mayor Wayne Brown has approved funding to support compliance wardens to start regional patrols. More >>

Auckland Mayor Applauds Sensible Submissions On The Long-Term Plan

Friday, 26 April 2024, 8:36 am | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Public feedback on the council’s Long-term Plan (10-year Budget) 2024-2034, was presented to the Budget Committee today in a workshop. Almost 28,000 submissions were received from individuals, organisations and iwi during the month-long consultation ... More >>

Mayor Leads High-powered Roundtable On Kiwi Trade Link With South America, Asia

Friday, 19 April 2024, 6:27 am | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

The Mayor’s plan is to position Auckland to serve as a vital air and freight hub between Asia and South America, facilitating e-commerce trade, tourism, and education and mediation services, and thereby providing an economic boost to New Zealand. More >>

Auckland Mayor Welcomes The Government’s Announcement To Bring The Earthquake-prone Building Review Forward

Thursday, 18 April 2024, 12:21 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

The Auckland Mayor is welcoming the Government’s announcement to bring the earthquake-prone building review forward and to extend the deadline for remediations by four years. “I’ve been calling for the Government to review earthquake-strengthening rules, ... More >>

Auckland Mayor Injects $570,000 Into New City Safety Initiatives

Sunday, 7 April 2024, 4:33 am | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

This money provides for a City Safety Coordinator who will facilitate the safety hubs and help support the recruitment and operation of the volunteer community patrols who will use the hubs: Community Patrols NZ, Māori, Pacific and community wardens, ... More >>

Mayor Urges Aucklanders To Have A Say On LTP

Wednesday, 27 March 2024, 5:02 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Auckland Mayor Wayne Brown is urging Aucklanders to have their say on Auckland Council’s Long-term Plan (LTP). With only one day to go until submissions close, participation is historically low. As of Wednesday, the council had received just 10,200 submissions, ... More >>

Central Govt Should Pay Rates Like Everyone Else

Wednesday, 27 March 2024, 11:13 am | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Following adoptions of recommendations from both the Auckland Council Governing Body and the Houkura Independent Māori Statutory Board, the Mayor has formally requested the Government; Pay rates on its own buildings in Auckland. Reform laws around non-rateable ... More >>

Broad Political Support For Port Lease And Auckland Future Fund

Tuesday, 26 March 2024, 1:00 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

The last of in-person submissions have been made today to Auckland Council’s Budget Committee on the region’s Long-term Plan, or 10-year Budget. A regional wealth fund for Auckland—the Auckland Future Fund—was a popular proposal in the LTP More >>

Mayor Welcomes Government Support For Key Parts Of Auckland Deal

Thursday, 21 March 2024, 2:06 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

The Manifesto for Auckland, the Mayor’s foundational document seeking an Auckland Deal with Government, has today had several wins. The manifesto is made up of five points Aucklanders elected Mayor Wayne Brown on, with multiple asks of the government; ... More >>

Hope In Battle Against Exotic Caulerpa Following Govt’s $5 M Injection

Friday, 23 February 2024, 3:59 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

The government has announced a $5 million injection of funding to go towards the fight against exotic caulerpa. The funding is to improve new technology to find and remove exotic caulerpa, a fast-spreading seaweed that is a threat to our marine ecosystems. ... More >>

Mayor Meets To Get Rail Back On Track

Wednesday, 14 February 2024, 6:25 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Auckland Mayor Wayne Brown has hosted a productive and focused meeting today about recent rail issues in Auckland. The meeting was attended by Auckland Transport, KiwiRail, Auckland One Rail (train operator), and the Office of the Minister of Transport. ... More >>

Auckland Mayor Tells AT To Stop Work On RFT-funded Projects

Tuesday, 13 February 2024, 4:27 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Mayor Wayne Brown has now formally requested that Auckland Transport immediately stop work on projects funded by the Regional Fuel Tax (RFT). On Tuesday, Mayor Brown wrote to the Chair of Auckland Transport, confirming that the Government’s decision ... More >>





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