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Food / Drink 12 Sep 2022

Nominate your Iconic Auckland Eat now

It’s time for food-loving Aucklanders to share the stories behind their favourite food experiences across the region by nominating a dish to be on the 2022 Iconic Auckland Eats list.

Elections 2022 19 Sep 2022

Voting opens – it’s time to choose Auckland’s next mayor

Voting is open and your vote counts. Look out for the purple envelope that is your ticket to choosing the mayor, councillors and local board members who will shape decisions for Auckland over the next three years.

Council news 29 Sep 2022

It’s over and out from me

Phil Goff speaks to his six years as Mayor at the last meeting of the council’s Governing Body.

27 Sep 2022

Pest Free Auckland

Getting around Tāmaki Makaurau is risky for our native birds. The good news is you and your whānau only need to do one simple thing to make your backyard a haven and not a hunting ground.

Parks / Outdoors 29 Sep 2022

Auckland Council adopts 10-year plan to guide the management of our regional parks

Auckland Council’s PACE Committee has voted to approve the Regional Parks Management Plan to guide management of the regional parks network for the next decade.

Environment

Council news 28 Sep 2022

New plants for Puhinui Reserve as Auckland Council increases tree canopy in Tāmaki Makaurau

Auckland Council has kicked off the recent $13.3 million funding for tree planting across the next decade with a commemorative planting day at Puhinui Reserve.

Climate action 23 Sep 2022

Applications sought for Auckland climate grants

From Monday 26 September, Auckland Council will be accepting applications from organisations and community groups in the Auckland region for the newly created Auckland Climate Grant programme.

Environment 15 Sep 2022

How your targeted rates are making an impact

Progress update on the natural environment and water quality targeted rates.

Conservation 15 Sep 2022

Mayoral Conservation Awards recognise environmental champions

Inspiring the curious minds of tamariki in environmental endeavours.

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.

People of Midtown
Development 30 Aug 2022

People of midtown: artist Graham Tipene

Graham Tipene’s artwork can be found across Tāmaki Makaurau.

City Centre Waterfront 19 Jul 2022

Leafy laneway, the new southern gateway to Federal Street

The Mayoral Drive end of Federal Street is now a tree-lined, pedestrian-scale, community-focused shared space. 

Auckland's Future In Progress 25 Jul 2022

Auckland’s waterfront lands multiple awards

Waterfront projects have won five awards this year, across multiple disciplines, and have been shortlisted for a further six.

Parks and Playgrounds

Council news 29 Sep 2022

Longstanding Karekare Surf Lifesaving Club celebrates their brand-new building

The recent opening of the new Karekare Surf Lifesaving Club was celebrated over the weekend.

Parks / Outdoors 29 Sep 2022

Auckland Council adopts 10-year plan to guide the management of our regional parks

Auckland Council’s PACE Committee has voted to approve the Regional Parks Management Plan to guide management of the regional parks network for the next decade.

Council news 28 Sep 2022

From international awards to improved accessibility – celebrating Pukekawa / Auckland Domain

A recent report to the Auckland Domain Committee celebrates Pukekawa / Auckland Domain’s successes over the last three years, revealing Auckland Council’s most significant outcomes achieved for the Domain.

Council news 27 Sep 2022

Aucklanders asked for their feedback on amended Tāmaki Makaurau golf plan

Auckland Council’s Parks, Arts, Community and Events (PACE) Committee has voted for further public consultation on the amended Auckland Golf Investment Plan.

Transport News

Transport 23 Sep 2022

TERP: Auckland’s drive to drive less

In just eight years’ time, transport systems across Auckland will look vastly different. Roads will be less congested, more residents will be biking, walking or using public transport, and our carbon emissions will no longer feature near the top of the OECD’s worst offender’s list.

Climate action 15 Aug 2022

The pathway to lower transport emissions in Auckland

An Auckland where we all have more choice in how we travel, and where we are collectively less vulnerable to global risks; is the vision outlined in the proposed Transport Emissions Reduction Pathway.

Development 13 May 2022

Industry teams invited to join Auckland Light Rail

Auckland Light Rail is a step closer towards enlisting its team for the detailed planning and design of a new light rail line from the City Centre to Māngere.

General News

Council news 30 Sep 2022

An honour and a privilege

Deputy Mayor Bill Cashmore reflects on his ‘wonderful’ council journey.

Council news 30 Sep 2022

Te Kaunihera o Tāmaki Makaurau / Auckland Council Group's year-end results reflect successful financial prudence

Te Kaunihera o Tāmaki Makaurau / Auckland Council Group’s Annual Report 2021/2022 released today shows that despite the impacts of COVID-19 and economic challenges it faced, the group provided the services that Aucklanders expect and maintained financial resilience.

Council news 29 Sep 2022

It’s over and out from me

Phil Goff speaks to his six years as Mayor at the last meeting of the council’s Governing Body.

Council news 29 Sep 2022

A proud Scot, a passion for the environment, a protector of people and animals

Mayor Phil Goff acknowledges the contribution of Cr Cathy Casey to a life of public office.