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Council news

Parks / Outdoors 19 Jul 2024

New playgrounds and walkways: ten projects highlight investment in community assets

Brand new infrastructure has been created across Tāmaki Makaurau and existing assets renewed.

Council news 19 Jul 2024

New rental e-scooter license granted for outer suburbs

Auckland council has granted a new rental e-scooter licence for outer suburbs

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.

Council news 11 Jul 2024

Addressing homelessness calls for empathy before enforcement

When it comes to assisting rough sleepers into housing, taking the time to listen is the first step.

Council news 11 Jul 2024

New chair for Eke Panuku board

David Kennedy takes up role of Eke Panuku board chair from 1 September 2024.

Council news 9 Jul 2024

How we represent you: It’s time to have your say  

Auckland Council’s initial proposal for a review on representation is now open for submissions.

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

Council news 4 Jul 2024

Watercare Services Chair appointed

Auckland Council has appointed Geoff Hunt as chair of Watercare Services Limited.

Council news 1 Jul 2024

New round of rental micromobility licences

Applications for the next round of rental e-scooter and rental bike licences will be accepted from July.

Council news 27 Jun 2024

How we represent you: Auckland Council wants feedback

Auckland Council is preparing to seek feedback on the number of elected members Tāmaki Makaurau has, how they are elected, and where electoral boundaries lie, ahead of next year’s local body elections.

Environment 27 Jun 2024

Achieving better environmental outcomes for the Manukau Harbour

Auckland Council’s Planning, Environment and Parks Committee recently adopted a high-level strategic direction to achieve better environmental outcomes for the Manukau Harbour and endorsed a forward work programme.

Mayor 27 Jun 2024

Long-term Plan adopted by councillors secures 10-year direction for Auckland

Auckland Council’s Long-term Plan 2024-2034 has been adopted by the Governing Body - geared at sustainably managing regional growth and providing the greatest benefit to Auckland’s many communities.

Council news 26 Jun 2024

Restoring access to the Waitākere Ranges

For Auckland Council’s rangers in the Waitākere Ranges Regional Park team, the past year has been a busy one.

Council news 21 Jun 2024

Huia 1 watermain ninety per cent complete

Watercare’s new Huia 1 watermain, stretching from Auckland’s western reservoirs in Titirangi to Newmarket, is on track to be in service by April next year.

Conservation 19 Jun 2024

Hihi return to Shakespear Regional Park

“There is high potential for this project to contribute to the overall conservation of hihi into the future so we are doing everything we can to get the setting right for success,.

Council news 19 Jun 2024

Creative Community Scheme opens for applications

Emerging Auckland artists and creatives can now apply for Creative Communities Scheme (CCS) grants, delivered by Auckland Council in partnership with Creative New Zealand.