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Mayor Responds To Cancellation Of Regional Fuel Tax

Thursday, 8 February 2024, 12:04 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Aucklanders will have to pay higher rates or miss out on major road and public transport improvements if the Government goes ahead with cancelling the Regional Fuel Tax (RFT) this year. Today, the Minister of Transport, Hon. Simeon Brown, announced that the ... More >>

One Year On From The Floods

Saturday, 27 January 2024, 3:37 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

The Auckland Anniversary Floods and Cyclone Gabrielle caused damage across the region. “Almost one year on, the impact for our communities continues. As a city, we will still be recovering from this in years to come,” says Mayor Wayne Brown. Auckland ... More >>

Mayoral Proposal Passes The First Hurdle

Thursday, 7 December 2023, 9:04 am | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Mayor Wayne Brown’s full raft of recommendations to ‘strengthen the financial and physical resilience of the Auckland region’ will go to public consultation in late-February. The Budget Committee met earlier today to determine the scope of ... More >>

Mayor’s Proposal To Make Public Transport Faster, More Reliable, And Easier To Use

Thursday, 30 November 2023, 11:00 am | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Mayor Wayne Brown is proposing that Aucklanders pay no more than $50 a week on public transport, including bus, rail, and inner harbour ferry services. “We need to get the most out of what we’ve already got and focus on doing more for less. This is ... More >>

Mayor Proposes Auckland Future Fund For Financial And Physical Resilience

Wednesday, 29 November 2023, 9:25 am | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Mayor Wayne Brown is proposing to consult Aucklanders on a new regional wealth fund that would provide a better return on investment from Auckland Council’s assets. The Auckland Future Fund would make provision for climate change risks through self-insurance ... More >>

Time-of-use charging on the cards in Auckland

Wednesday, 15 November 2023, 7:35 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

The Transport and Infrastructure Committee will hold a meeting tomorrow at which councillors will be asked to give the green light for a group to be tasked with investigating time-of-use charging, with oversight from councillors. There will be public engagement ... More >>

Mayor Announces New Council Chief Executive

Wednesday, 1 November 2023, 6:46 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Mayor Wayne Brown has today announced the appointment of Phil Wilson as Auckland Council’s new Chief Executive. “It is Phil’s depth of knowledge of the politics of local government and how the council works that makes him the right candidate. ... More >>

Mayor Pleased With Speed Of Council Property Optimisation Sept 2023

Saturday, 30 September 2023, 4:40 am | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

The Mayor has welcomed Tātaki Auckland Unlimited to the Auckland Council building (Te Wharau o Tāmaki Auckland House), with Eke Panuku to follow, in a move that contributes to $13 million a year in savings. More than 300 Tātaki Auckland Unlimited staff ... More >>

Auckland Mayor Wayne Brown Sends Manifesto To The Next Government

Tuesday, 19 September 2023, 6:13 am | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Auckland Mayor Wayne Brown has sent the Auckland Manifesto to political parties ahead of the 2023 General Election. It’s become clear that Auckland and the next government need to work together more than ever if they are going to drive the nation’s ... More >>

Mayor And Minister Of Transport Reveal Priorities For An Auckland Integrated Transport Plan

Saturday, 26 August 2023, 12:32 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Mayor and Minister of Transport reveal priorities for an Auckland Integrated Transport PlanA faster, less congested, more resilient, low carbon transport system for goods and people is on its way for Auckland, with Mayor Wayne Brown and Minister of Transport ... More >>

Mayor To Join New Zealand Business Delegation To India

Thursday, 24 August 2023, 5:03 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Auckland Mayor Wayne Brown leaves on Saturday for a weeklong trip to New Delhi as part of a large delegation of New Zealand government, senior business leaders and major organisations, exploring cooperation opportunities on trade and economic issues ... More >>

Auckland Council Agrees In Principle To Cost Sharing Deal With Government

Thursday, 24 August 2023, 4:47 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Auckland Council’s Governing Body has voted unanimously to endorse in principle, subject to consultation, a cost sharing deal with the Crown to fund more than $2 billion of flood recovery and resilience works. The deal includes - Making Space ... More >>

Mayor And Councillors Agree To Propose Legislation To Take Back Control Of Auckland’s Transport System

Thursday, 17 August 2023, 4:11 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Mayor Wayne Brown and Council’s Governing Body have unanimously agreed to support legislation that would put Aucklanders back in charge of the city’s transport system and enable more integrated, long-term decision-making with the Crown. The Governing ... More >>

Auckland Mayor Pleased Government Is Listening On Transport

Thursday, 17 August 2023, 1:50 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Auckland Mayor Wayne Brown is pleased that the draft Government Policy Statement on Transport, released today, shows the Government is listening and responding to Auckland's priorities for transport. “Aucklanders want us to deliver a faster, ... More >>

Mayor And Council Considering Options To Return Parts Of Port Land To Public

Thursday, 3 August 2023, 6:45 am | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Mayor Wayne Brown and Council’s Governing Body met again this week to consider credible options for the release of parts of the Port footprint back to Council so that it can be developed for the enjoyment of all Aucklanders and provide better ... More >>

Mayor Announces Next Step In Making Space For Water

Thursday, 27 July 2023, 4:14 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Auckland Mayor Wayne Brown has announced further progress on Auckland Council’s plans to make the region more resilient to flooding, but noted this effort will be expensive and more work is required to ensure that costs are spread fairly and are ... More >>

Mayor Expresses Sympathy And Support For Those Impacted By Auckland Event

Thursday, 20 July 2023, 11:35 am | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Mayor Wayne Brown says he is shocked and saddened by the events that occurred in downtown Auckland this morning. “I can’t remember anything like this ever happening in our beautiful city. This morning’s events have been tragic and distressing for ... More >>

Mayor Backs Proposed Blue-green Networks

Thursday, 22 June 2023, 12:11 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Auckland Mayor Wayne Brown has doubled down on his support for the flood risk reduction programme ‘ Making Space For Water ’ by backing proposed blue-green network solutions in suitable areas throughout the region. At today’s Governing Body meeting, the ... More >>

Media Statement | Ports Of Auckland

Thursday, 22 June 2023, 10:08 am | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Mayor Wayne Brown would like to provide clarification on today’s media reports regarding the Ports of Auckland. Mayor Brown reconfirms his position that the port land is not for sale. He has allowed a process to continue that will enable the Governing ... More >>

Budget Update: Meeting Adjourned

Thursday, 8 June 2023, 5:07 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Auckland Mayor Wayne Brown has announced that Auckland Council’s Governing Body will reconvene at 10am tomorrow as Councillors work to deliver a balanced budget that works for all Aucklanders. “This is a very hard budget and I want to ensure ... More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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