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Council news 3 Oct 2023

New Acting Chair for Auckland Transport

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

Council news 3 Oct 2023

Auckland Council Libraries adapt research services to changing needs

Research and heritage collection services enter a new era

Council news 2 Oct 2023

Auckland Council secures land to expand iconic Auckland Botanic Gardens

Auckland Council has purchased 1.6 hectares (4 acres) of land on Hill Road in Manurewa to extend the iconic Auckland Botanic Gardens and protect access to this treasured park.

Council news 30 Sep 2023

Milford to Takapuna Walkway

A section of the walkway is currently closed. Road-based detour is available.

Council news 29 Sep 2023

New Whau Pathway funding will be a great ride (or walk)

An extra $14 million from the Government for part of Te Whau Pathway gives the green light to extend a walking and cycling connection to Te Atatu South.

Council news 29 Sep 2023

Te Kaunihera o Tāmaki Makaurau / Auckland Council Group's year-end result demonstrates resilience

Te Kaunihera o Tāmaki Makaurau/ Auckland Council Group’s Annual Report 2022/2023 shows a resilient council group that has bounced back from many challenges and withstood the worst natural disaster experienced by the region in the group’s history. 

Last updated 29 September
Emergency Recovery 29 Sep 2023

Piha / Karekare geotechnical update

GHD is still on track to complete their landslide risk assessment and deliver a final report by late September.

Libraries 27 Sep 2023

Auckland Council Libraries now a one-stop shop

The incorporation of Auckland Council’s last six service centres into community hubs is rolling out, bringing a successful integration programme to an end and boosting service options for Aucklanders.

Council news 18 Sep 2023

Māori seats - there’s still time to have your say

Online consultation for Māori seats closes at midnight on Sunday 24 September.

Council news 18 Sep 2023

Progress made but more action needed to accelerate delivery of Te Tāruke-ā-Tāwhiri: Auckland’s Climate Plan

Severe weather events like the Auckland Anniversary Floods and Cyclone Gabrielle show the devastating impacts of climate change – and the importance of climate action.

Emergency Recovery 14 Sep 2023

Consultation on Auckland’s cost-share deal with government now open

Aucklanders are being asked whether they support a deal with government to share the costs of funding $2 billion of storm recovery and resilience programmes.

Environment 14 Sep 2023

Protecting our trees

There has been some public interest in a developer’s decision to fell trees in Auckland’s suburb of Pukekohe.

Business / Economy 13 Sep 2023

City Centre Advisory Panel Update – Safety and Recovery

Safety in the central city and its post-Pandemic recovery were two key topics of discussion at the City Centre Advisory Panel meeting on Monday 11 September 2023.

Council news 12 Sep 2023

Auckland Council approves over $13 million of sport and recreation facilities funding in Tāmaki Makaurau

The significant investment will help more Aucklanders participate in community sport and recreation activities. 

Council news 11 Sep 2023

Auckland’s 30-year Water Strategy announces its first annual update

The Auckland Water Strategy (2022 – 2050) is Auckland Council’s 30-year approach to water, guided by the vision te mauri o te wai, that the life-sustaining capacity of Auckland’s water is protected and enhanced.

Council news 11 Sep 2023

Call for infrastructure to lead growth

Growth, southern local boards say, should only come when the systems to support it are in place.