As a part of the 2017 Festival of Architecture join the council’s design office from Monday 11 September to Sunday 17 September in Aotea Square and explore an exhibition demonstrating the evolution of housing in an intensifying city.
The next stage of work to enhance Auckland’s city centre and waterfront will be considered at a planning committee meeting on Tuesday 5 September.
The first phase of Auckland Council’s Living Wage policy came into effect on 1 September, lifting the wages of more than 1,500 employees to $18 per hour.
Mayor Phil Goff was in favour of preserving the status quo which allows three and a half days of little or no shop trading each year.
“Our vision for Auckland is a world class city where talent wants to live. It must be the city which can keep the best and brightest of our young people in New Zealand while competing globally with other cities around the world for skills, entrepreneurship and investment,” said Mayor Phil Goff.
If you visit the Auckland Council website today the homepage will look quite different.
A new 90- tonne compact piling rig has started work at downtown Auckland where the CRL tunnels are being built in the Chief Post Office / Britomart Transport Centre building.
The projects are a new link road between Gills Road and Oteha Valley Road, a new link road between Medallion Drive and Fairview Avenue and an upgrade of the Dairy Flat Highway between Stevenson Crescent and Gills Road.
Mayor Phil Goff is thrilled with Housing First's progress over four months that has seen 150 people supported into 93 permanent homes across Auckland.
You can watch progress at new viewing windows at the Wyndham Street pedestrian crossing.