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Phil Goff welcomes independent analysis of UNISC report

Thursday, 12 December 2019, 11:26 am | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff has welcomed the announcement by the government that Treasury, the Infrastructure Commission and other economic analysts will independently assess the UNISC working party report and the assumptions underlying it. “I have no doubt ... More >>

Mayor welcomes government’s $12b infrastructure announcement

Wednesday, 11 December 2019, 5:51 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff says he welcomes the government’s announcement of $12 billion in extra infrastructure investment, including $6.8 billion for new transport projects, and looks forward to working with the government to ensure that a fair ... More >>

Goff outlines plans to cut council emissions by 20 per cent

Tuesday, 10 December 2019, 11:00 am | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

A $2.7 billion capital spend, investment in climate action, extending the living wage to cleaners and reducing public transport fares for school children are among a suite of policies in Mayor Phil Goff’s Annual Budget proposal, received today ... More >>

Auckland dwelling consents continue to climb

Thursday, 10 October 2019, 9:06 am | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Annual dwelling consents in Auckland hit an all-time record of 14,345 in the year to August 2019. More >>

Mayor welcomes High Court decision on far-right speakers

Monday, 30 September 2019, 5:01 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff has welcomed today’s High Court decision dismissing the judicial review brought against Regional Facilities Auckland (RFA) following its cancellation of a venue booking to two Canadian far-right speakers. The High Court ... More >>

Mayor Phil Goff welcomes investment in Auckland’s future

Friday, 27 September 2019, 10:12 am | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Auckland Council’s 2018/2019 Annual Report outlines the progress made in the first year of the 10-year Budget, which pledged a $26 billion programme of capital investment to ensure that infrastructure development keeps pace with demand. More >>

Goff commends government drink bottle return scheme

Wednesday, 25 September 2019, 8:54 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff has welcomed the government’s announcement that it will fund the investigation and design of a beverage container return scheme, saying it could see bottle and can recycling rates increase from as low as 45 per cent to well ... More >>

Mayoral office saves nearly $4 million over three years

Friday, 20 September 2019, 8:17 am | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Expenditure in the Office of the Mayor at Auckland Council has been reduced by nearly 40 per cent in this council term, saving ratepayers $3.82 million over three years. By law, the Office of the Mayor is allocated 0.2 per cent of the council’s total ... More >>

Mayor welcomes free child weekend fares on public transport

Thursday, 5 September 2019, 3:02 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Starting this Saturday, children aged 5 to 15, using a registered AT HOP card, will be able to travel free on Auckland Transport’s bus, train and select ferry services. More >>

Delivered: Goff’s living wage promise fully implemented

Sunday, 1 September 2019, 12:05 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

The final phase of Auckland Council’s living wage policy comes into effect tomorrow, ensuring all council staff earn a fair wage to support themselves and their families. The policy was included in Auckland Mayor Phil Goff’s first Annual Budget proposal ... More >>

Mayor Phil Goff welcomes bikes for west Auckland kids

Thursday, 29 August 2019, 3:38 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Eighty children from 17 schools in west Auckland received free bikes and helmets today, thanks to Variety – the Children’s Charity and Auckland Transport, who worked together to raise funds as part of the Auckland Bike Challenge in February. More >>

Mayor Goff announces new Community Recycling Centre

Thursday, 15 August 2019, 4:54 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff and Associate Minister for the Environment Eugenie Sage this morning announced the creation of a new community recycling centre in Onehunga. Developed and operated by Auckland Council, the facility is supported by $2.24 million ... More >>

New solutions sought to car handling on wharves

Saturday, 10 August 2019, 11:35 am | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff has asked Ports of Auckland to accelerate investigations into better ways of clearing imported cars off Auckland wharves. “While car moving times on the port have improved, Captain Cook and Bledisloe wharves often look like ... More >>

Strongest year ever for dwelling consents in Auckland

Tuesday, 30 July 2019, 5:42 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Annual dwelling consents in Auckland hit 14,032 in June, a new record for the city. Auckland Mayor Phil Goff says the figure, which includes the 1152 dwellings consented in June, is more evidence of the progress being made in housing across the region. ... More >>

Mayor Goff announces High Street transformation

Friday, 26 July 2019, 1:40 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

High Street pedestrianisation trials start in October, and the street could be transformed into a world-class pedestrian-friendly thoroughfare by the end of 2022, three years earlier than previously planned. More >>

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff welcomes Oakley Creek restoration

Friday, 5 July 2019, 3:14 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff says the Oakley Creek / Te Auaunga restoration project has been an outstanding success. More >>

Dwelling consents set new records in Auckland

Tuesday, 2 July 2019, 4:59 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Mayor Phil Goff says another record month for dwellings consented in Auckland is more evidence that real progress is being made for housing in the region. “A total of 1657 new dwellings were consented in May,” says Mayor Goff. “That’s not ... More >>

Victoria Street Linear Park one step closer

Wednesday, 19 June 2019, 4:53 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

The Victoria Street Linear Park is one step closer with the awarding of the contract for the development of the business case. The contract has been awarded to Jacobs New Zealand Ltd who will also work on the conceptual design. The Linear Park will ... More >>

Auckland Mayor calls for reform to Building Act and code

Monday, 17 June 2019, 8:22 am | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

The Building Act and Building Code need radical and urgent reform to make them fit for purpose to tackle New Zealand’s housing crisis, says Auckland Mayor Phil Goff. More >>

Mayor Phil Goff honoured at HSBC NZCTA China Business Awards

Friday, 7 June 2019, 5:04 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff has been honoured with the New Zealand-China Council Award for Outstanding Contribution to the New Zealand-China Business Relationship. Mayor Goff was presented with the prestigious award at a gala dinner held at Shed 10 on ... More >>

 

 

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