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Finance 26 Oct 2021

Auckland Council raises $1 billion in Green Bonds

Auckland Council has surpassed $1 billion in funds raised through the sustainable finance framework.

COVID-19 22 Oct 2021

Council backs business through COVID-19 battle

The council has agreed to extend the postponement of rates for ratepayers impacted by COVID-19

Finance 5 Oct 2021

Auckland Council has one of the highest credit ratings in NZ

Auckland Council’s strong AA credit rating has been reaffirmed by international agency S&P Global Ratings.

Finance 28 Sep 2021

Auckland Council Group’s financial results pave way for recovery

Auckland Council’s Annual Report shows the Council Group continuing to deliver on its record capital investment programme, with infrastructure spending of $2.5 billion, despite COVID-19 lockdowns and supply chain challenges.

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.

Finance 16 Sep 2021

Council to launch consultation on new Contributions Policy

The council has approved a new draft Contributions Policy for consultation. Aucklanders can have their say from 20 September 2021.

Finance 13 Sep 2021

Explainer: Development Contributions Review

The council is conducting a review of its contributions policy. Here’s everything you need to know.

Rates 2 Sep 2021

Release of updated property values delayed until December

As a result of COVID-19 restrictions, the release of updated property values for the Auckland region has been delayed.

Rates 2 Sep 2021

Revaluation 2021: Everything you need to know

Updated property values for all properties in the Auckland region will be available in December 2021.

COVID-19 25 Aug 2021

COVID-19: Financial support available if you are struggling

If you are worried about paying your rates, there are options available to you to make life a bit easier.

Finance 23 Aug 2021

Council in solid position to manage COVID-19 impact on finances

Contingency planning in the council’s budgets mean it is well prepared to respond to any financial impacts from the COVID-19 lockdowns.

Climate action 12 Aug 2021

Auckland Council endorses C40 fossil fuel divestment declaration

The Environment and Climate Change Committee has today unanimously endorsed the C40 Cities Divest/Invest Declaration, reaffirming Auckland Council’s policy of not investing in companies involved in the production of fossil fuels and committing to championing investments in the green economy.

10 Year Budget 13 Jul 2021

Rising strong: The budget of recovery

The impact of COVID-19 on the council’s finances has been severe, but the prospect of a slash and burn budget was never a consideration.

Business / Economy 29 Jun 2021

Auckland Council formally adopts record $32 billion Recovery Budget

Auckland Council’s Governing Body has formally adopted the 10-year Budget 2021-2031, locking in a record $31.8 billion investment package to support the city’s recovery from COVID-19 and deliver the infrastructure Aucklanders need.

Development 2 Jun 2021

Auckland dwelling consents set another record

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff says the latest figures for dwelling consents issued in Auckland over the past year show the progress the city is making towards addressing its long-running housing supply issues.

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.