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Council news 18 Jul 2024

Multi-million-dollar savings for ratepayers through new council-SAP contract

The new contract aligns with the council’s Long-term Plan priorities which includes improving how we engage with and support our customers.

Mayor 18 Jul 2024

AT confirms $50 weekly fare cap on public transport to start this Sunday

Fares on AT buses, trains, inner harbour ferries and AT Local will be capped at $50 over seven days.

Emergency Recovery 18 Jul 2024

Categorisation update – 18 July

Welcome to our fortnightly update on recovery categorisation, buy-out and assessment progress.

Dogs 18 Jul 2024

Plea for owners to register their dogs to help pay for vital animal management

Dog registration renewals lagging as time runs out.

Zero Waste 18 Jul 2024

Repair Café established with help from grant and volunteers

A weekly repair café in central Auckland that gives broken items a new lease of life is being piloted with the help of a $32,800 grant from Auckland Council’s Waste Minimisation and Innovation Fund.

Recovery

Emergency Recovery 18 Jul 2024

Categorisation update – 18 July

Welcome to our fortnightly update on recovery categorisation, buy-out and assessment progress.

Emergency Recovery 18 Jul 2024

Planning for our wellbeing following the 2023 storms

The Wellbeing Recovery Plan for Tāmaki Makaurau has been approved.

Emergency Recovery 18 Jul 2024

Community to drive recovery plans

Auckland Council has begun facilitating community-led recovery planning.

Emergency Recovery 17 Jul 2024

Providing support: Resident recovery groups

Resident groups supporting communities impacted by the 2023 weather events.

Development News

Business Q&A
City Centre Waterfront 10 Jul 2024

The Symphony Centre - a cultural, economic and social catalyst for midtown

Positioned at the heart of midtown’s changing urbanscape will be a magnificent structure nestled between a station and a square - The Symphony Centre development.

Auckland's Future In Progress 17 Jun 2024

‘Together for Tāmaki Makaurau’ gains momentum in making the city centre safer

From increased CityWatch patrols to the establishment of the City Centre Safety Plan, a series of new initiatives aimed at improving safety in the city centre are underway.

City Centre Waterfront 14 Jun 2024

Experience our user-friendly Queen Street with more ways to get around

We are creating better city centre connections - check out our multi-use path in Queen Street

City Centre Waterfront 30 Apr 2024

Ancient boulders hold contemporary objects in new public artwork in upper Federal Street

Residents of Federal Street (south) are enjoying a new artwork Lost & Found, with eight large boulders carved by Joe Sheehan supporting a feeling of community.

Our Environment

Plans / Projects 12 Jul 2024

Auckland Unitary Plan: Changes to raise natural hazard resilience

Auckland Council is progressing work on a change to the Auckland Unitary Plan to strengthen resilience against natural hazards and the impacts of climate change

Beaches 9 Jul 2024

Forum welcomes Manukau Harbour stand

Auckland Council's move to put in place a strategy for improving outcomes for the Manukau Harbour have been welcomed by the Manukau Harbour Forum.

Conservation 5 Jul 2024

Exotic pets don’t belong in Auckland’s natural environment

Native plants and animals can thrive and survive without exotic pests in their patch.

Council news 4 Jul 2024

Auckland Council endorses first flood resilience projects in Māngere and Muriwai

Auckland Council endorses first flood resilience projects in Māngere and Muriwai

Parks and Playgrounds

Free 1 Jul 2024

Explore Auckland with July's School Holiday Guide

School holiday time is here, and there are lots of ways to keep the kids entertained in Auckland, even if the winter weather isn’t on your side.

Parks / Outdoors 27 Jun 2024

Winter gardening tips from the pros at Auckland Botanic Gardens

Want to know what to plant in your garden for winter blossoms? The Auckland Botanic Gardens are blooming with inspiration and advice for every season.

Cleaning up our environment 20 Jun 2024

Eco-warrior creates his own rat navy!

Row Robinson reckons Wattle Downs' rats are coming from the mangroves. so he's launched his own rodent rafts.

Akl Paths 14 Jun 2024

A short walk away from the harbour, you'll discover 10 leafy green spaces

We are nurturing more natural spaces for you to enjoy - check out our city centre parks

Transport News

Transport 21 Jun 2024

Walking School Bus awards mark 25-year recognition of selfless volunteers

The Waka Waewae or Walking School Bus has become a community institution led by thousands over the past 25 years..

Mayor 6 Jun 2024

Auckland Council sets out guiding principles for time of use charging

Time of use charging is one option Auckland Council and Auckland Transport are looking into to tackle congestion.

Transport 31 May 2024

Have your say on the future of transport in Auckland

The draft Regional Land Transport Plan is open for public feedback and Auckland Transport urges you to have your say.

Transport 27 May 2024

AT on track to resurface 400km of roads after Summer Road Reno

With winter arriving, Auckland Transport (AT) is on the final stretch of its biggest annual road maintenance programme in seven years.

Waste Updates

Zero Waste 18 Jul 2024

Repair Café established with help from grant and volunteers

A weekly repair café in central Auckland that gives broken items a new lease of life is being piloted with the help of a $32,800 grant from Auckland Council’s Waste Minimisation and Innovation Fund.

Zero Waste 9 Jul 2024

Calling all sustainability champions in Tāmaki Makaurau

Aucklanders are encouraged to nominate an outstanding individual or organisation in their community working towards zero waste.

Waste 2 Jul 2024

Waste Solutions wins on way to zero waste

Auckland Council’s Waste Solution team has been recognised in two separate national award ceremonies.

Waste 18 Jun 2024

Recycling, rubbish and food scraps collection days change

Some suburbs across the region will have a new rubbish, recycling and food scraps collection day, as Auckland Council continues to streamline its waste operations in its mission to achieve zero waste by 2040.