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COVID-19 28 Jan 2022

Auckland Council agrees vaccination policy for contractors

Auckland Council has agreed its vaccination policy for contractors working for or on behalf of the council.

COVID-19 24 Jan 2022

Auckland Council prepares for Omicron

Like many other organisations, Auckland Council is preparing for how widespread community transmission of the Omicron variant of COVID-19 might affect its services, service delivery, workforce and customers.

COVID-19 24 Jan 2022

Auckland is at Red – here’s what you need to know 

New Zealand is now under the Red setting of the COVID-19 Protection Framework’s traffic light system. Read here for more information.

COVID-19 12 Jan 2022

Auckland Council extends vaccine pass requirement

Auckland Council has confirmed that all its staffed facilities and council-run community events will require the use of vaccination passes until the end of June 2022.

COVID-19 3 Dec 2021

Partnerships key to achieving 90 per cent fully vaccinated in Auckland

On the day Auckland moves into the COVID-19 Protection Framework, the Tāmaki Makaurau region can also celebrate the achievement of 90 per cent of the eligible population being fully vaccinated across the region.

COVID-19 1 Dec 2021

Tāmaki Makaurau welcomes Government’s support package

Mayor Phil Goff welcomes the government’s Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland Stimulus Package, which will help Aucklanders enjoy their region this summer and boost the city’s economic recovery after 106 days in lockdown.

COVID-19 30 Nov 2021

Auckland Council announces workforce vaccination policy

From Friday 3 December the council will require its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to carry out their roles.

COVID-19 30 Nov 2021

Vaccination passes required at Auckland Council’s staffed facilities

Auckland Council's staffed services and facilities will require the use of vaccination passes when they reopen until at least 17 January 2022.

COVID-19 24 Nov 2021

Auckland Council pools and leisure centres to open with vaccination requirements

Auckland Council’s 42 pool and leisure centres will require all Aucklanders aged 12 and over to be fully vaccinated in order to use their facilities, under the Red and Orange Protection Framework levels.

Community 23 Nov 2021

Consultation with elected members begins on vaccination guidelines

Auckland Council is asking for feedback from its 170 elected members over the next two weeks on draft guidelines around access to council offices and meeting spaces for those with and without COVID-19 vaccinations.

Libraries 18 Nov 2021

Browsing library shelves back on the cards in Auckland

After more than 90 days of lockdown, customers are being welcomed back inside all Auckland Council Libraries sites across the region from Wednesday 17 November 2021.

Updated 18 November 2021
COVID-19 18 Nov 2021

COVID-19 support for Auckland businesses

We know elevated alert levels put a lot of added pressure on businesses. Find out what support is available to Auckland businesses below.

Mayor 17 Nov 2021

Goff: Border announcement provides welcome certainty for Aucklanders

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff has strongly welcomed the government’s announcement that Aucklanders will be able to travel outside of the city from Wednesday 15 December.

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.

Mayor 8 Nov 2021

Mayor Goff welcomes increased freedoms, thanks Aucklanders for getting vaccinated

Mayor Phil Goff says the government’s decision to move Auckland to COVID-19 Alert Level 3 Step 2 from 11.59pm on Tuesday 9 November will be welcomed by Aucklanders.

Mayor 1 Nov 2021

Mayor Goff on government’s announcement of Level 3 Step 2 in Auckland

Mayor Phil Goff has welcomed the announcement today that retail outlets and institutions like libraries and museums will likely reopen to the public from 11.59pm on Tuesday 9 November.