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Council news 23 Feb 2023

Closing the Māngere Civil Defence Centre

As we move from response to recovery, Auckland is reducing its civil Defence Centres, shelters, community support hubs, and community-led centres.

Council news 23 Feb 2023

Work still to be done: the emergency response in Tāmaki Makaurau continues

“It has been almost four weeks since the emergency response was first activated, when Tāmaki Makaurau was hit with devastating floods. Two weeks later, Auckland and the rest of the country responded to Cyclone Gabrielle.

Storm 22 Feb 2023

Isolated communities remain front of mind

While the weather has settled this week in Tāmaki Makaurau, the effects of Cyclone Gabrielle are still being felt, particularly in our isolated communities.

Council news 22 Feb 2023

Auckland Council CEO steps down

Mayor Wayne Brown today announced that Auckland Council Chief Executive Jim Stabback has resigned.

Storm 20 Feb 2023

Critical supplies given out to isolated communities

Isolated communities across Tāmaki Makaurau received welfare drops of essential supplies over the weekend, helping to tide them over while access to their road, community or area is restored.  

Council news 17 Feb 2023

Auckland Emergency Management to close regional parks across Tāmaki Makaurau

For safety reasons, Auckland Emergency Management has temporarily closed five regional parks in the Auckland region – Waitākere Ranges Regional Park, Muriwai Regional Park, Ātiu Creek Regional Park, Tāwharanui Regional Park, and the western side o...

Finance 15 Feb 2023

Annual Budget 2023/24 consultation confirmed

Auckland Council’s Governing Body has adopted the Consultation Document for Annual Budget 2023/24, with public feedback open from midday on 28 February until 11pm on 28 March.

Council news 13 Feb 2023

Auckland Council staff redirected in advance of Cyclone Gabrielle hitting the region

In preparation for Cyclone Gabrielle, Auckland Council will close all non-essential services across the region on Monday 13 February and Tuesday 14 February.

Storm 11 Feb 2023

Auckland Council preparing facilities ahead of Tropical Cyclone Gabrielle

See which Auckland Council community facilities and venues will close in advance of Tropical Cyclone Gabrielle

Storm 10 Feb 2023

Tireless work clearing Auckland streets

Auckland Council contractors alongside New Zealand Response Teams have been working tirelessly for the last 10 days clearing away water damaged household items and storm related debris after the recent flood.

Storm 9 Feb 2023

Auckland Council staff delivering food to support Aucklanders

Auckland Council catering services team supports Aucklanders to the tune of 1,000 meals per day.

Storm 9 Feb 2023

Work underway on Auckland’s future plans after flooding

Urgent investigation commissioned to understand how flooding impacts land use and infrastructure planning.

Council news 9 Feb 2023

Tāmaki Makaurau steps up for the Big Auckland Clean-up

The Big Auckland Clean-up is about supporting the amazing work being done by volunteer groups, local community hubs, religious and sporting groups, marae and individuals.

Storm 9 Feb 2023

A day in the life of a volunteer

We meet one of the volunteers from Auckland Council helping Aucklanders in their time of need.

Council news 7 Feb 2023

From response and immediate recovery to the Big Auckland Clean Up

Auckland is starting to shift its focus from the emergency response and immediate recovery to the Big Auckland Clean Up.

Council news 27 Jan 2023

Auckland declares state of local emergency

Mayor Wayne Brown has tonight (Friday 27 January) declared a state of local emergency in the Auckland region.