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Council news 25 Jun 2021

Settlement on venue booking court action

On 1 June 2021 Auckland Council received a booking from the Speak Up for Women group, for the use of the Ellen Melville Centre on 27 June. The booking was for a meeting to discuss the government’s proposal to pass the Births Deaths Marriage and Relationships Registration Bill into law.

Have your say 24 Jun 2021

Aucklanders asked to have their say on plans to introduce new rules about beehives in the city

The Animal Management Bylaw 2015 will introduce a new limit on the number of beehives people can have in urban areas.

Dogs 24 Jun 2021

After a 'ruff' year, it’s time to register your precious pooch

Auckland Council is again reminding dog owners to show love for their dog by registering them early and taking advantage of the early-bird fee.

City Centre Waterfront 24 Jun 2021

Next three stages of Queen Street improvements gather pace

A timeline for the next three stages of improvements to Queen Street, from Shortland Street to Mayoral Drive, was announced by Auckland Council and Auckland Transport today. The programme of improvements will be complete by the end of June 2022.

Waste 24 Jun 2021

Be a tidy Kiwi neighbour

There are better ways to find a new home for unwanted items instead of leaving them outside hoping someone will wander by and take them.

Waste 24 Jun 2021

Recycling right in 2021

Auckland’s recycling stayed on track, despite all the obstacles of 2020. Councillor Richard Hills shares how Auckland maintained positive results for recycling and what is unique compared to other regions.

Development 16 Jun 2021

Auckland named as finalist in Bloomberg Philanthropies 2021 Global Mayors Challenge

Auckland is one of 50 Champion Cities selected today as finalists in the 2021 Global Mayors Challenge, a global innovation competition that identifies and accelerates the most ambitious ideas developed by cities in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Have your say 8 Jun 2021

Protecting Auckland’s water infrastructure key to proposed Council bylaw changes

Auckland Council is seeking public feedback on proposed bylaw changes to the Water Supply and Wastewater Network Bylaw 2015.

Waste 1 Jun 2021

Celebrate your zero waste heroes

Calling all zero waste heroes - nominations open from 1 June for the 2021 Tāmaki Makaurau Zero Waste Awards, celebrating all those helping reduce waste to landfill across Auckland.

Environment 1 Jun 2021

Water and wastewater prices to increase from 1 July 2021

Prices for water and wastewater services in Auckland will increase by 7 per cent from 1 July 2021

Policies / Regulations 27 May 2021

Eke Panuku raises the sustainability bar for commercial developments

Another important move to achieve sustainable development across Tāmaki Makaurau comes from the Eke Panuku decision to require new commercial buildings to meet 5 Star Green Star ratings.

Finance 25 May 2021

Auckland Council passes $32 billion Recovery Budget

Auckland Council’s Finance and Performance Committee has strongly supported Mayor Phil Goff’s $31.8 billion Recovery Budget proposal, and the Budget will now be formally adopted by the Governing Body next month.

Environment 24 May 2021

Hundreds turn up for the Te Puhinui Big Clean 2021

Local whānau, community groups and businesses came out in force to participate in the ‘Te Puhinui Clean Up Day’ earlier this month.

Waste 30 Apr 2021

Safely disposing of electronic waste

Around 80,000 tonnes of e-waste is generated every year but only an estimated two per cent of that waste is recycled, with the rest ending up in landfills across the country.