Auckland Transport is planning to raise Tāmaki Drive by up to half a metre to mitigate the effects of flooding.
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.
Auckland's commuter train network has surpassed all its passenger forecasts to record 20 million train trips in one year, a mark that the network wasn't expected to hit for another three years.
A decision on 24 August by Auckland Mayor Phil Goff and Auckland Council's Governing Body has ensured the development of 700 houses and a new business park in Drury South will continue.
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.
Hundreds of people turned out from the Great Barrier Island community to celebrate the island’s new international Dark Sky Sanctuary status on Saturday 19 August.
Mayor Phil Goff has welcomed confirmation that Auckland will host APEC 2021 Leaders’ Week, 8 – 14 November.
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.
The splash pads will open later in the year – one at the Stanmore Bay Pool and Leisure Centre, Whangaparāoa, and the other at the Lloyd Elsmore Park Pool and Leisure Centre in Pakuranga.