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Council news 29 Feb 2024

Options and trade-offs: Auckland’s Long-term Plan opens for consultation

Auckland Council’s Long-term Plan 2024-2034 has opened for public consultation, giving Aucklanders the chance to have their say on the options and trade-offs that will influence region-wide activities, services and investment.

Council news 29 Feb 2024

Six months in: Council books performing well, amid challenges

Auckland Council’s Interim Report shows the council performed well in the six months to December 2023 – delivering an operating surplus of $1.2 billion, despite the challenges of ongoing flood recovery and increased cost pressures.

Environment 29 Feb 2024

Changes to your kerbside recycling collection – get across the new standards

To help Aotearoa become a circular economy where materials are re-used as much as possible, there are now new nationwide standards for recycling.

Emergency Recovery 29 Feb 2024

Maintaining our local streams

Who's responsible for ensuring water flows?

Emergency Recovery 28 Feb 2024

Step-by-step guide to a flood risk assessment

To help you understand what goes on during a flood risk assessment, we’ve broken the process down into the following nine steps.

Recovery

Emergency Recovery 29 Feb 2024

Maintaining our local streams

Who's responsible for ensuring water flows?

Emergency Recovery 28 Feb 2024

Step-by-step guide to a flood risk assessment

To help you understand what goes on during a flood risk assessment, we’ve broken the process down into the following nine steps.

Emergency Recovery 28 Feb 2024

AT update: Marine Parade (Mellons Bay), Ahuroa Road & Matakana Valley Road

An update on repairs to Marine Parade (Mellons Bay), Ahuroa Road and Matakana Valley Road.

Emergency Recovery 28 Feb 2024

Leading the way for volunteer emergency response

Auckland Emergency Management recently gave an award to a community organisation for recognising the outstanding work of volunteers who made a difference to the welfare and safety of more than 2000 people during severe flooding in 2023.

Development News

City Centre Waterfront 9 Feb 2024

Auckland’s pan-Asian flair ignites city centre in 15-day Lunar New Year celebration

We’re joining millions of others round the world celebrating Lunar New Year – opening as the new moon rises and closing as the full moon fills the sky with light.

Queen Street 1 Feb 2024

New Queen Street design wins praise from those backing it to thrive

25 November 2022 marks a significant milestone in the life of Queen Street, as the upgrades from Mayoral Drive to Shortland Street are complete, and Aucklanders and visitors can experience a more people-friendly, green and spacious street.  

City Centre Waterfront 15 Jan 2024

Experience our new Queen Street

Window shopping while dreaming of your next holiday, a purposeful walk to work, a leisurely round of retail therapy, or gathering to chat with friends?

Arts 18 Dec 2023

Myers Park opens first stage of new artwork - unique in New Zealand, if not the world

This summer, Aucklanders and visitors who step into Myers Park will discover something deeply meaningful and magical.

Our Environment

Environment 29 Feb 2024

Changes to your kerbside recycling collection – get across the new standards

To help Aotearoa become a circular economy where materials are re-used as much as possible, there are now new nationwide standards for recycling.

Conservation 27 Feb 2024

Showing off their sleuthing skills to Hawaiian mates!

Auckland Council’s biosecurity dog team is demonstrating their skills to their Hawaiian counterparts.

Environment 26 Feb 2024

New report reveals state of freshwater fish species in Auckland region

Secretive and mysterious - what lies beneath our waterways?

Environment 21 Feb 2024

Sunny skies, new methods: Tara Iti thrives, New Zealand's rarest bird

The tara iti/New Zealand fairy tern – our most endangered bird with fewer than 40 remaining – has celebrated a record-breaking summer breeding season.

Parks and Playgrounds

Parks / Outdoors 14 Feb 2024

Come to the dark side - summer walks in the shade

When the heat is on and it’s sweltering outside but you want to go for a walk or a run, there’s nothing like the refreshing coolness of a tree-lined path.

Cleaning up our environment 14 Feb 2024

Mangrove survey launched

Few plants spark as much debate as mangroves. A survey is underway to find out more.

Council news 9 Feb 2024

Removing under-used rubbish bins saves Aucklanders millions

Aucklanders may have noticed the removal of some public rubbish bins from parks and public places. So, what’s this all about?

Walkways 7 Feb 2024

Three shared paths that can be enjoyed by everyone

Here are three shared paths which make for good days out.

Transport News

Council news 20 Dec 2023

Auckland Transport Chair appointed

Richard Leggat will take up the role of AT board Chair from 1 February 2024

Council news 16 Nov 2023

Auckland Council endorses joint team to explore ‘time of use’ charging in Tāmaki Makaurau

The Transport and Infrastructure Committee has endorsed the Time of Use Charging - Indicative Work Programme, and the creation of a joint Auckland Transport and Auckland Council programme team to progress time of use charging.

Transport 12 Oct 2023

New bus services for West and Northwest Auckland

On Sunday 12 November 2023, Auckland Transport (AT) is transforming the bus network in West and Northwest Auckland to connect people to more places more often.

Council news 9 Oct 2023

New Acting Chair for Auckland Transport

Mark Darrow appointed as Acting AT Board Chair until selection of a permanent chair is complete.

Waste Updates

Waste 17 Jan 2024

New standards to recycle right

Auckland residents may need to brush up on their recycling etiquette as new national standards come into effect on 1 February 2024.

Cleaning up our environment 20 Dec 2023

Cans for Kai a hit for Westhaven Marina’s boaties

Boaties playing their recycling part this summer

Zero Waste 28 Nov 2023

Recycling 101: the definitive guide

If you’re unsure of what you can or cannot place in your kerbside recycling bin, you’re not alone.

Zero Waste 15 Nov 2023

Much mulch for ground-baking summer

With El Niño increasing the chances of a long hot summer baking the ground, the Waitākere Refuse and Recycling Transfer Station has got you covered.