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Unlocking Auckland’s transport network

Mayor Len Brown explains how the City Rail Link will revolutionise Auckland.

Business / Economy

Opinion: City Rail Link will transform Auckland’s economy

Auckland Mayor Len Brown discusses how the City Rail Link will transform Auckland.

Cycling

More people than ever cycling to the city from the west

The number of people cycling into Auckland's city centre from the west for work or study is increasing.

Business / Economy

Good COP, Bad COP: Where did the historic Paris agreement land?

Some say the Paris agreement is “the world’s greatest diplomatic success”. Some say it doesn’t go far enough. Since I’ve read the text (and was in Paris), here’s my take on where things landed.

Business / Economy

Auckland’s climate change effort acknowledged on world stage

Auckland has been admitted to the world’s leading local government climate change action group, C40.

Environment

Zoo tales: Release the skinks!

This week on Zoo Tales, Auckland Zoo travels to Rotoroa Island to release 80 shore skinks.

Environment

Oma rāpeti! Protecting our maunga from pests

The Tūpuna Maunga (ancestral mountains) or volcanic cones represent some of the most significant cultural, archaeological and geological places in Auckland.

Rates

Ask Auckland Council – but not about everything!

If in doubt, ask Auckland Council. That seems to be the thought of many Aucklanders who, when they’re in an unusual or sticky situation, believe the council will have the answer.

Community

Pilot of all-access restrooms in council offices planned

As a way of acknowledging the diversity of Auckland Council's staff and visitors and their individual needs, the council is looking into a pilot programme to introduce ‘all-access’ restrooms.

Environment

Preparing Auckland for rising sea levels

The Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment has released a report on sea level rise, with recommendations for an overhaul of the way New Zealand is preparing for the impacts of climate change.

Business / Economy

Port Future Study consultants appointed

A group of independent consultants has been chosen to identify and evaluate options for the long-term future of Auckland’s port.

Beaches

Auckland swimming beaches among safest in world

Auckland Council’s water quality monitoring programme, Safeswim, begins for the season.

Community

Winning the battle against graffiti vandalism   

Incidents of tagging have reduced since the council's graffiti vandalism prevention service was set up.

Environment

Council’s commitment to energy savings

Auckland Council has announced a commitment to improve the way it uses energy, as part of a three-year partnership with the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA).

Beaches

Auckland scorecard up 19 per cent

Aucklanders are enjoying better public transport, higher incomes, are better educated and have cleaner beaches.

Environment

Council to help with illegal dumping 'hot spot'

Auckland Council is offering to help a private landowner in efforts to deter future dumping at an illegal dumping ‘hot spot’ in Robertson Rd, Mangere.