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Council news 22 Sep 2023

Auckland Council Libraries adapt research services to changing needs

Research and heritage collection services enter a new era

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.

Sports / Leisure 8 Sep 2023

Finishing goal for Ellerslie football fans

An Auckland Council backed project supporting female participation in sport has reached a major milestone.

Finance 1 Sep 2023

Auckland Council confirms sale of Auckland International Airport shares

Auckland Council has confirmed the sale (partial sell-down) of Auckland International Airport Limited (AIAL) shares, as signalled in its Annual Budget 2023/2024.

Emergency Recovery 1 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.

Council news 31 Aug 2023

New Papakura water treatment plant boosts Auckland’s water supply by 12 million litres

The new $81m Papakura Water Treatment Plant will help boost Auckland’s water supply by 12 million litres a day when it goes into service on Thursday 31 August, 2023.

Council news 30 Aug 2023

Things you need to know about Māori seats...

Auckland Council wants to know if you think Māori seats should be introduced onto the Governing Body of Auckland Council. To help you provide your feedback, we’ve summarised some key points to consider…

Council news 30 Aug 2023

Studio One Toi Tū to reopen after seismic retrofit 

With seismic strengthening now complete, Studio One Toi Tū is ready to open its doors

Council news 29 Aug 2023

Have Your Say on Auckland’s storm recovery and resilience

Throughout August, Aucklanders are being invited to provide feedback on plans for major investment in Tāmaki Makaurau to help recover from the extreme weather events that took a major toll on the region in 2023.