Council news 12 May 2023

Auckland Council welcomes APTR decision

Auckland Council has welcomed the Supreme Court’s decision regarding a judicial review of the council’s 2017 and 2018 decisions to introduce an Accommodation Provider Targeted Rate (APTR).

Council news 10 May 2023

Economic pressures and storm response deepen budget challenges for Auckland Council

Responding to Auckland’s recent severe weather events, along with rising inflation-related costs, has heightened the challenges in balancing Auckland Council’s budget for the coming financial year.

Council news 2 May 2023

We heard you, Auckland – your feedback on our Annual Budget

More than 40,000 Aucklanders had their say on Auckland Council’s proposed Annual Budget 2023/2024, the largest amount of feedback received for any public consultation by the council.

Council news 2 May 2023

Consultation receives highest number of submissions ever

Auckland Council’s Annual Budget 2023/2024 consultation has received a record-breaking 41,146 submissions, soaring past the previous 34,915 submissions for the Emergency Budget 2020/2021.

Council news 27 Apr 2023

Auckland Council to adopt new Development Contributions policy

Auckland Council’s Governing Body has agreed to adopt an amended development contributions policy from 1 June 2023.

Council news 29 Mar 2023

Annual Budget 2023/2024 receives record breaking number of online submissions

Auckland Council’s Annual Budget 2023/2024 consultation has closed with a total of 28,850 online submissions.

Council news 21 Mar 2023

One week left to have your say on the council's Annual Budget 2023/2024

With only one week to go, over 10,000 Aucklanders have submitted feedback on Auckland Council’s Annual Budget 2023/2024, setting a busy pace for the first three weeks.

Finance 17 Mar 2023

Trust and transparency underpin council finances

Chief Executive Jim Stabback talks about opening the books and the council's commitment to transparency.

Council news 15 Mar 2023

Financial update – City Rail Link and storm impacts

Auckland Council, as one of the joint sponsors of the City Rail Link (CRL) project, has received a formal funding request from City Rail Link Limited at the same time as the council begins to more fully understand the financial challenges caused by the recent weather events.

Council news 14 Mar 2023

Auckland Council labelled ‘honest’ and ‘transparent’ at awards

Auckland Council has walked away with the CPA Australia New Zealand Integrated Reporting Award – Public Sector for a second time, for their Annual Report 2021/2022.

Council news 1 Mar 2023

Have your say on our Annual Budget 2023/2024

Public consultation for the council’s Annual Budget 2023/2024 is open and Aucklanders are invited to have their say on a proposed mix of options to close a $295 million budget shortfall.

Council news 28 Feb 2023

Auckland Council’s Interim Report highlights recovery from COVID-19 impacts

Auckland Council Group’s interim report for the first six months to the end of December 2022 shows positive signs of recovery from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic restrictions and the challenges that it brought.

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 16 Dec 2022

Auckland Council Annual Budget 2023/2024 to go for consultation

Auckland Council’s Governing Body has confirmed items for consultation for the proposed Annual Budget 2023/2024, which will go for public consultation early next year.

Council news 5 Dec 2022

First look at Auckland Council Group’s Annual Budget 2023/2024

Mayor Wayne Brown has released his draft proposal for the Auckland Council Group’s Annual Budget 2023/2024.