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Zoning Rules Not The Main Constraint On Housing Says Mayor Goff

Tuesday, 19 October 2021, 2:50 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff says the council backs the government’s objective of building more homes more quickly and the need for intensive development as the city grows. “We are very aware of the longstanding crises of housing shortages and unaffordability ... More >>

Get Vaccinated This Super Saturday So We Can All Enjoy A Super Summer

Friday, 15 October 2021, 12:31 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff is backing the Super Saturday vaccination drive this weekend and calling on Aucklanders to step up and get vaccinated to protect their communities from COVID-19. “Aucklanders are doing an incredible job of vaccinating, with around ... More >>

Goff Celebrates Auckland’s 85 Per Cent First Vaccination Milestone

Wednesday, 6 October 2021, 1:42 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Mayor Phil Goff says 85 per cent of eligible Aucklanders receiving their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine is a good milestone to have reached but there are still 15 per cent—or over 200,000 eligible Aucklanders needing to get vaccinated, so they ... More >>

Mayor Goff Welcomes Vaccine Certificate Announcement

Tuesday, 5 October 2021, 4:05 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Mayor Phil Goff has welcomed the government’s announcement that vaccine certificates will be adopted in New Zealand and required at high-risk events from November. “Vaccines are the most important tool we have to protect our communities from COVID-19 and ... More >>

Mayor Goff On Alert Level Announcement

Monday, 4 October 2021, 4:34 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Mayor Phil Goff says that changes from Wednesday to Auckland’s alert level restrictions are modest but will be welcomed by many as a low-risk way of reconnecting with family and friends, and it’s good to have a roadmap setting out removal of restrictions ... More >>

Mayor Goff On Northern Pathway Funding Reallocation

Saturday, 2 October 2021, 2:27 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff said that Transport Minister Michael Wood had listened to and acted on public opinion by reallocating funding set aside for the proposed cycle bridge across the harbour to other infrastructure projects. “Aucklanders ... More >>

Goff Welcomes Move To Level 3, Urges Aucklanders To Get Vaccinated

Monday, 20 September 2021, 5:58 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff says the government’s decision, guided by expert health advice, to move the city to COVID-19 Alert Level 3 from 11.59pm on Tuesday will be a relief for Aucklanders who have done their bit to keep New Zealanders safe. “Level ... More >>

With 1.5 million vaccinations in Tāmaki Makaurau, Mayor Goff calls for Aucklanders to keep up the good work

Tuesday, 14 September 2021, 4:06 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Mayor Phil Goff says Auckland achieving 1.5 million COVID-19 vaccine doses is a milestone to be celebrated and encourages everyone to keep up the momentum and get vaccinated as soon as possible. “Thank you to every Aucklander who has stepped ... More >>

Mayor Goff urges Aucklanders to stay the course

Monday, 13 September 2021, 4:32 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Mayor Phil Goff is urging Aucklanders to stay the course and stamp out COVID-19 by continuing to follow the Alert Level 4 rules and by getting vaccinated as soon as possible. “Aucklanders have made a massive effort over the past four weeks to ... More >>

Goff urges Aucklanders to get vaccination this weekend

Friday, 10 September 2021, 3:59 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Mayor Phil Goff is urging anyone who hasn’t already booked or received their COVID-19 vaccination to do so this weekend. “Aucklanders have done a great job of stepping up to get vaccinated, but it’s important that we keep up the momentum,” he says. ... More >>

Goff welcomes increased vaccination capacity in city centre

Wednesday, 8 September 2021, 2:55 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

The opening of a new larger vaccination centre on Graham Street in the heart of Auckland’s central city will be welcome news for the nearly 40,000 residents who call the area home, says Mayor Phil Goff. The facility, which replaces the current ... More >>

Mayor Goff Condemns Despicable Terrorist, Calls For Unity

Saturday, 4 September 2021, 5:11 am | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Friday 3 September 2021 Auckland Mayor Phil Goff described the actions of a terrorist who stabbed six people in Countdown New Lynn this afternoon as despicable and horrifying. “Our thoughts are with the victims and their families,” he said. “They were ... More >>

Mayor Goff calls for Aucklanders to get vaccinated to beat COVID-19, with vaccinations now open for everyone over 12

Wednesday, 1 September 2021, 10:07 am | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

“Take your kids with you to get vaccinated,” says Auckland Mayor Phil Goff. “From today, everyone in New Zealand over 12 is eligible for vaccination against COVID-19. The latest community outbreak shows that people of every age including ... More >>

Mayor Phil Goff: Statement on Alert Level 4 extension

Monday, 30 August 2021, 4:37 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff says that most Aucklanders, while not liking the extension of Alert Level 4 in the city, would understand the necessity for it. “The delta variant is highly contagious and spreads rapidly,” he says. “We know from Sydney’s ... More >>

Statement from Mayor Phil Goff on COVID-19 restrictions

Friday, 27 August 2021, 5:14 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

“The government’s announcement that it is likely that Auckland will spend a month at alert level four is not welcome news. However, it will be accepted by most as being necessary in the circumstances of the rapid spread of the highly contagious ... More >>

Mayor welcomes surge in Auckland vaccinations

Wednesday, 25 August 2021, 1:17 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff has welcomed the record level of COVID-19 vaccinations administered in Auckland yesterday. “Yesterday, Auckland’s health authorities vaccinated over 21,500 people, up from the pre-lockdown levels of 16,000 per day. ... More >>

Mayor Goff Backs Decision To Move To Level 4, Calls On Aucklanders To Follow Health Guidelines

Tuesday, 17 August 2021, 6:56 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Mayor Phil Goff said the government has made the right decision in acting quickly and decisively to move to level four in response to the detection of a COVID-19 case in the community. “The Australian experience with the Delta variant of COVID-19 ... More >>

Auckland’s Annual Dwelling Consents Soar 28 Per Cent In 12 Months

Thursday, 1 July 2021, 3:28 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

1,708 dwellings were consented by Auckland Council in May – the highest level for the month of May on record. It brings the number of dwelling consents issued in the last 12 months to 18,565 – up 28 per cent in the last year. Mayor Phil Goff ... More >>

Auckland Council Passes $32 Billion Recovery Budget

Tuesday, 25 May 2021, 2:38 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Auckland Council’s Finance and Performance Committee has strongly supported Mayor Phil Goff’s $31.8 billion Recovery Budget proposal, and the Budget will now be formally adopted by the Governing Body next month. The Recovery Budget, which sets ... More >>

Statement From Mayor Goff Regarding Court Of Appeal Decision

Friday, 30 April 2021, 11:58 am | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Mayor Phil Goff today welcomed the decision by the Court of Appeal that Regional Facilities Auckland (RFA) acted lawfully in deciding to cancel the use of the Bruce Mason Centre by two Canadian speakers, Stefan Molyneux and Lauren Southern. “I ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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