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Emergency Recovery 23 May 2024

Categorisation update – 23 May

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

Emergency Recovery 21 May 2024

Mayor and Deputy Mayor appeal to Government

Plea to extend the temporary accommodation services and products for storm-affected residents.

Waste 21 May 2024

Rubbish truck fires from lithium batteries on the rise

Nine recycling and rubbish trucks have caught fire in Auckland in the first three months of the year compared with 13 for the whole of last year.

Council news 21 May 2024

Nationwide Emergency Mobile Alert test taking place this Sunday

Don’t be alarmed if your mobile phone receives an Emergency Mobile Alert on Sunday evening (26 May).

Recovery

Emergency Recovery 23 May 2024

Categorisation update – 23 May

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

Emergency Recovery 21 May 2024

Mayor and Deputy Mayor appeal to Government

Plea to extend the temporary accommodation services and products for storm-affected residents.

Environment 10 May 2024

Over 1300 flood-affected properties get help to prepare for winter storms

Mayor Wayne Brown offering practical help to clear manhole of bark

Emergency Recovery 9 May 2024

Valuations for category 3 properties

The council uses independent, registered valuers to undertake the valuations.

Development News

City Centre Waterfront 7 May 2024

Midtown erupts into song this May for New Zealand Music Month

New Zealand Music Month is spilling into the streets, squares and laneways of Tāmaki Makaurau this autumn.

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.

Council news 29 Apr 2024

3D-printed marine modules to restore marine life and mauri in Te Waitematā

New technology is being used to support the healthy marine environment for Te Waitematā.

Auckland's Future In Progress 16 Apr 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.

Our Environment

Waste 21 May 2024

Rubbish truck fires from lithium batteries on the rise

Nine recycling and rubbish trucks have caught fire in Auckland in the first three months of the year compared with 13 for the whole of last year.

Pest Free 17 May 2024

Save our Backyard Birdsong

Easy to follow DIY videos on what you can do in your backyard to save our backyard birdsong.

Environment 13 May 2024

Two new sites of exotic caulerpa confirmed in the Hauraki Gulf

As announced by MPI, exotic caulerpa has recently been confirmed at two new locations – the Mokohinau Islands and Rakino Island.

Parks and Playgrounds

Parks / Outdoors 20 May 2024

Five Auckland camping spots you may not have heard of

So, you’ve earned your beginner’s camping badges. Now it’s time to head off the beaten track and try some of Auckland’s most idyllic and secluded camping spots.

Parks / Outdoors 15 May 2024

Good as gold! Auckland's iconic golden frames turn 25

See how many golden frames you can visit to admire the picture-perfect beauty of Auckland's regional parks.

Parks / Outdoors 7 May 2024

Building materials recycled from house at future Botanic Gardens site

Valuable building materials that would otherwise have ended up in landfill have been recycled thanks to a joint effort between Auckland Council and contractors.

14-24 year olds 3 May 2024

Playground plans get seal of approval

Concept plans bring a playground a step closer for Belmont.

Transport News

Transport 17 May 2024

Auckland Transport directors appointed

Auckland Council has appointed Julie Hardaker and Andrew Ritchie to the board of Auckland Transport.

Transport 16 Apr 2024

People Powered Streets in Kelston

Auckland Transport (AT) is working with communities to design street changes that will inform future permanent changes to their streets.

Council news 15 Apr 2024

Collaboration brings cruise visitors to Wynyard Quarter’s doorstep

Cruise visitors arriving into Auckland this month will have the opportunity to use a free return City Link Bus voucher to visit Wynyard Quarter.

Council news 2 Apr 2024

Wynyard Crossing Bridge preventative maintenance underway

The Wynyard Crossing Bridge is needing extensive maintenance work so it can operate more reliably and to address potential safety risks.

Waste Updates

Waste 21 May 2024

Rubbish truck fires from lithium batteries on the rise

Nine recycling and rubbish trucks have caught fire in Auckland in the first three months of the year compared with 13 for the whole of last year.

Waste 23 Apr 2024

Less waste and more resources for DIYers

Warkworth’s Community Recycling Centre opens.

Zero Waste 22 Mar 2024

Devonport CRC launches Zero Waste educational play space for kids

Where most adults see a pile of junk, children see a pile of potential.

Waste 18 Mar 2024

Larger family bins offered with proposed fortnightly rubbish collection

Auckland Council is reassuring larger families that its proposal to move from weekly to fortnightly rubbish collections offers options for larger households to manage their waste needs.