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Elections 2022 29 Apr 2022

Can you candidate? Yes, you can!

Auckland’s local election is less than six months away and Aucklanders are looking for bold leadership to take on the opportunities and challenges the city will face in the upcoming term.

Development 12 May 2022

City centre beats the blues with City of Colour

Polished and ready to welcome returning Aucklanders, City of Colour brings more than 50 light and art installations to the city centre from 6 to 22 May.

3 Dec 2021

Auckland Council's COVID-19 response

Read the latest updates on Auckland Council's response to COVID-19 in our region and updates on our facilities and services.

Climate action 10 May 2022

Thank you, Auckland – your feedback on our Annual Budget

More than 11,500 Aucklanders had their say in the consultation on Auckland Council’s 2022/2023 Annual Budget, almost triple the number of responses received in the preceding annual budget consultation.

Climate action 6 May 2022

Bright future ahead for next generation of women climate leaders

Future climate leaders in the film, construction and urban design industries are among the ten women selected to participate in the C40 Auckland Women4Climate Mentorship Programme.

Environment

Environment 20 May 2022

Tool boosts efforts to improve water quality

With $452 million of targeted rates earmarked over 10 years to improve water quality, Auckland Council is making sure it invests in the right solutions.

Climate action 19 May 2022

Central library living roof sets sustainable example

In the largest example on a council-owned building, Auckland Council has installed a living ‘green roof’ featuring more than 2000 plants on top of the central Auckland Library.

Environment 11 May 2022

Waterway fund boosts Franklin environment

Seven Franklin Local Board Waterways Fund grants have been made.

Development

Development 15 Feb 2022

Growing Together

Like other thriving, successful cities around the world, Tāmaki Makaurau is growing. By 2048 Auckland’s population is expected to reach 2.7million. Learn more about what it all means for our city and how you can play a part.

Development 5 May 2022

New artist’s impressions show Myers Park metamorphosis

Auckland Council has unveiled the artist’s impressions of a groundbreaking new work of public art set to transform a utilitarian underpass at the northern end of Myers Park into an interactive experience of light and sound.

Development 19 Apr 2022

Aucklanders can have their say on new high-density housing rules

Have your say on proposed changes to the city’s planning rulebook – the Auckland Unitary Plan in response to central government direction for greater housing density across the city.

Development 4 Apr 2022

The art and science of managing society’s resources well

This quarter’s edition of the Auckland Economic Quarterly looks at how cities create value and explores how well we might be fulfilling our potential in Auckland.

Climate Action

Climate action 19 May 2022

Central library living roof sets sustainable example

In the largest example on a council-owned building, Auckland Council has installed a living ‘green roof’ featuring more than 2000 plants on top of the central Auckland Library.

Climate action 10 May 2022

Thank you, Auckland – your feedback on our Annual Budget

More than 11,500 Aucklanders had their say in the consultation on Auckland Council’s 2022/2023 Annual Budget, almost triple the number of responses received in the preceding annual budget consultation.

Climate action 6 May 2022

Bright future ahead for next generation of women climate leaders

Future climate leaders in the film, construction and urban design industries are among the ten women selected to participate in the C40 Auckland Women4Climate Mentorship Programme.

Climate action 4 May 2022

Consultation finds strong support for Climate Action Targeted Rate

Aucklanders overwhelmingly back a proposed Climate Action Targeted Rate (CATR) to help combat the climate crisis, according to consultation.

General News

Council news 20 May 2022

Auckland Council third quarter results reflect Omicron impact

The impact of Omicron in the region increased the pressure on Auckland Council’s operations and finances, as reflected in the council’s financial results for the nine months to the end of March 2022.

Council news 19 May 2022

Updates to stormwater and property maintenance and nuisance bylaws approved

The updates consider Auckland's population growth and effects on the environment.

Climate action 10 May 2022

Thank you, Auckland – your feedback on our Annual Budget

More than 11,500 Aucklanders had their say in the consultation on Auckland Council’s 2022/2023 Annual Budget, almost triple the number of responses received in the preceding annual budget consultation.

Council news 29 Apr 2022

More changes needed to improve three waters reform proposal, Goff says

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff has welcomed changes to the government’s proposed three waters reform but says the model still doesn’t stack up for Aucklanders.