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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 >>

Update On Storm Response Fund: Mayor Wants Resources And Decision-making To Sit Closer To Communities

Tuesday, 30 May 2023, 1:50 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Mayor Wayne Brown and Councillors met to consider how the proposed $20 million Storm Response Fund might be allocated to improve Auckland’s ability to prepare for and respond to future storms. ------------- At a Governing Body workshop last week, council ... More >>

Mayor And Councillor Hills To Attend World Climate Industry Expo

Thursday, 18 May 2023, 1:02 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Auckland Mayor Wayne Brown and Chair of the Planning, Environment and Parks Committee Councillor Richard Hills leave next week for a four-day trip to Busan, South Korea. The Mayor and Councillor Hills will attend the World Climate Industry EXPO 2023 from ... More >>

Mayor Supports Reducing Cuts To Arts And Social Services As Part Of Balanced, Sustainable Budget

Wednesday, 17 May 2023, 2:55 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Auckland Mayor Wayne Brown intends to propose changes to the draft annual budget 2023/24 when he tables the final budget proposal at the Governing Body in early June. The proposal, which will be discussed and considered by the Governing Body over the ... More >>

Mayor Supports ‘Making Space For Water’

Wednesday, 17 May 2023, 12:49 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Mayor Wayne Brown is backing a practical and achievable programme that would accelerate planned flood management works across the region – delivering in six years what would normally take three decades. ----------------- The ‘Making Space for Water’ ... More >>

Mayor Ends Auckland State Of Emergency

Thursday, 11 May 2023, 10:09 am | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Auckland Mayor Wayne Brown has ended the state of emergency declared over Auckland on May 9. There are no weather watches or warnings in place for Auckland, but we may see squally showers and thunderstorms across the region throughout the day. These ... More >>

Council’s Budget Hole Grows To Staggering $375 Million, Equivalent To A 22.5% Rates Rise

Wednesday, 10 May 2023, 12:02 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Auckland Mayor Wayne Brown today reacted to news that Auckland Council’s operating budget hole has widened to an ongoing shortfall of $325 million, plus an additional $50m required next year for storm response. In December, at the time of the Mayor’s ... More >>

Mayor Declares Local State Of Emergency

Tuesday, 9 May 2023, 1:25 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Auckland Mayor Wayne Brown has declared a State of Local Emergency for Auckland and delegated his responsibilities and powers to Deputy Mayor Desley Simpson. “This morning, at my request, the Deputy Mayor and I received an urgent phone briefing ... More >>

Update From Mayoral Office

Tuesday, 9 May 2023, 11:28 am | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Auckland Mayor Wayne Brown is in Sydney for a meeting with Auckland Light Rail and engineering firm Arup to explore options for Auckland. Mayor Brown has been briefed on the developing situation in Auckland and is in regular telephone contact with ... More >>

Mayor Opts For Storm Resilience Rather Than Retreat

Monday, 8 May 2023, 10:45 am | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Last week, Mayor Wayne Brown and Councillors met to discuss how Auckland Council proposes to engage with Wellington as central government develops a national policy response to locations severely affected by flooding and land instability, including ... More >>

Mayor Launches Public Consultation On New Transport Plan

Friday, 28 April 2023, 1:27 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Auckland Mayor Wayne Brown is encouraging Aucklanders to have their say on which projects should be prioritised for funding in the region’s new integrated transport plan. “Back in December, the Government agreed to work with my office to develop ... More >>

Consultation Shows Public Support For Key Elements Of Budget Proposal

Wednesday, 26 April 2023, 11:20 am | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Auckland Mayor Wayne Brown urged councillors to keep an open mind about the options available to bridge the $295 million gap, as they met today to go over the results of public consultation on the Annual Budget 2023/24. “We encouraged Aucklanders ... More >>

Mayor Sets Deadline To Implement Flood Review Recommendations

Thursday, 13 April 2023, 4:37 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Auckland Mayor Wayne Brown today set a deadline for Auckland Council to implement the recommendations of the independent review into the Auckland Anniversary Floods. The independent review, led by former Police Commissioner Mike Bush, found that Auckland ... More >>

Mayor Of Auckland Accepts Findings Of Independent Review

Wednesday, 12 April 2023, 3:22 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Auckland Mayor Wayne Brown said he accepts the recommendations of the independent review into the response to the Auckland Anniversary floods, and will work to ensure the panel’s recommendations are implemented. Former Police Commissioner Mike Bush ... More >>

Mayor Wayne Brown - Speech: Eastern Busway, Sod Turning

Saturday, 1 April 2023, 2:48 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Saturday, 1 April 2023 Te Tuhi, 13 Reeves Road, Pakuranga ---------- Kia ora koutou, It is great to be here with Transport Minister Michael Wood to start construction of the next phase of the Eastern Busway. Soon after becoming Mayor, I pushed the ... More >>

Auckland Mayor Delivers On Promise To Improve Bus Reliability

Thursday, 16 March 2023, 4:18 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Mayor Wayne Brown is pleased to announce that Auckland Transport is rolling out one of his election promises, new technology that will give buses priority across three key Auckland road corridors. The announcement follows a call from Mayor Brown ... More >>

Mayor Brown Urges Aucklanders To Remain Vigilant

Friday, 24 February 2023, 8:07 pm | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Auckland Mayor Wayne Brown is urging Aucklanders to remain vigilant and keep an eye on the MetService rain radar as thunderstorms move across the region. The Mayor has been briefed at the Auckland Emergency Management (AEM) Control Centre by the ... More >>

Mayor Proposes Additional $20m A Year For Storm Response

Wednesday, 15 February 2023, 8:04 am | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Auckland Mayor Wayne Brown has proposed an additional $20 million a year for storm response activities, focusing on improved prevention and mitigation measures, to increase Auckland’s preparedness for severe weather events. “The impact of Cyclone ... More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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