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Council news 12 Nov 2021

Auckland Council achieves highest spend for Māori outcomes

Auckland Council has released the third edition of its Te Pūrongo a Te Kaunihera o Tāmaki Makaurau Ngā Huanga Māori 2020-2021 / Auckland Council Group Māori Outcomes Report 2020-2021, approved by the Parks, Arts, Community and Events Committee for the first time.

COVID-19 11 Nov 2021

New rapid response COVID-19 recovery fund approved

A COVID-19 recovery fund has been approved by Auckland Council’s Parks, Arts, Community and Events Committee, with the balance from this year’s Regional Community Development grants programme to fund Rapid Response COVID-19 Recovery grants.

Parks / Outdoors 11 Nov 2021

New public park in store with addition to Te Ārai parkland

Around 154 hectares of coastal land has been vested to Auckland Council, part of a larger 180-hectare addition to the Te Ārai Regional Park.

Council news 10 Nov 2021

Tūpuna Maunga survive another Guy Fawkes

The Tūpuna Maunga Authority acknowledges Mana Whenua and the local communities of Tāmaki Makaurau for their support of the successful second annual closure of the Tūpuna Maunga to protect the Maunga from fireworks damage.

Council news 1 Nov 2021

Consultation begins with Auckland Council workforce on vaccination policy

Auckland Council has begun a two-week consultation with its employees on a proposed approach to COVID-19 vaccinations.

Council news 27 Oct 2021

Guy Fawkes 2021 - Time again to protect the Tūpuna Maunga

Auckland's Tūpuna Maunga will be closed to the public in the evenings during Guy Fawkes 2021. 

Council news 18 Oct 2021

Mark Darrow appointed to AT Board

New member brings hands-on transport and climate action experience to board.

Dogs 18 Oct 2021

More Auckland dog owners doing the right thing

Dog registration is up in Tāmaki Makaurau as Auckland Council releases its 2020/2021 Animal Management Annual Report.

Council news 17 Oct 2021

Auckland Council to review water restrictions this week

A recommendation by Watercare to lift Auckland’s outdoor water restrictions will be considered by the Auckland Council’s governing body at an extraordinary meeting on Thursday, 21 October.

Council news 15 Oct 2021

Care advised for vehicles accessing Muriwai Beach

Muriwai Beach is once again open for vehicle access as part of the COVID-19 alert level step change, but drivers are reminded that rules must be followed for the safety of other beach users – and that Auckland is still in Alert Level 3 (Step 1).

Council news 28 Sep 2021

The National Erebus Memorial, Te Paerangi Ataata – Sky Song

The National Erebus Memorial project is being sponsored and led by the Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage (MCH).

Community 27 Sep 2021

Auckland Council seeks feedback on new Significance and Engagement policy

Auckland Council is seeking public feedback on proposed changes to the Significance and Engagement Policy, which provides guidance on how the council receives and considers community views when making decisions.

Waste 10 Sep 2021

Plan change for landfill precinct declined

A formal request from Waste Management New Zealand (WMNZ) that sought to have their 1000-hectare Dome Valley site recognised as a ‘landfill precinct’ in the Unitary Plan has been declined.

Beaches 10 Sep 2021

New vehicle management measures for Muriwai Beach

Auckland Council’s Parks, Arts, Community and Events Committee has approved the introduction of a range of measures to better manage and control motorised vehicles accessing Te Oneone Rangatira / Muriwai Beach.