Housing 19 Dec 2016

Get your consents off to a good start

Auckland Council wants to help customers develop better consent applications by encouraging pre-application meetings.

Business / Economy 14 Dec 2016

Project Auckland

The mayor gave more detail about his plans for Auckland during the current term.

Housing 9 Dec 2016

Affordability and travel issues sway housing choices

A survey of more than 3000 Aucklanders has provided evolving insights into people’s housing and travel preferences.

Housing 2 Nov 2016

Whenuapai structure plan to be released

Whenuapai residents and businesses are invited to attend the launch of the approved Whenuapai Structure Plan.

Housing 26 Oct 2016

Top five tips to help you pass a building inspection

Manager of Inspections Jeff Fahrensohn says there are some simple things you and your builder can do to save time and money on inspections.

Housing 18 Oct 2016

New housing areas announced for Auckland

Nine new Special Housing Areas (SHAs) with a potential yield of 1100 new homes in Auckland were announced on 23 November by Building and Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith and Mayor Len Brown.

Housing 18 Oct 2016

Waimahia 100th home completed and celebrated

Mayor Len Brown and Housing Minister Nick Smith planted a tree to celebrate the completion of the 100th home at Waimahia.

Community 18 Oct 2016

Better access for Auckland Council's housing for older Aucklanders

Better access to Auckland Council’s housing for older Aucklanders for those most in need is behind changes approved by the Auckland Development Committee on 12 November 2015.

Plans / Projects 30 Sep 2016

Unitary Plan soon to be operative in part

Auckland Council’s Governing Body has resolved to make the Auckland Unitary Plan operative in part.

Housing 29 Sep 2016

Airbnb signs on to assist during disaster relief

Airbnb has signed an historic agreement with Auckland Council to provide accommodation support in the event of natural disasters.

Housing 27 Sep 2016

Watch: Len's final thoughts on the unitary plan

Auckland Mayor Len Brown has described the Auckland Unitary Plan as the most important piece of work undertaken by Auckland Council in its first two terms.

Housing 16 Sep 2016

Plan to make Whenuapai a model urban community

Plans for the urbanisation of Whenuapai as a model for sustainable greenfield development have been approved.

Housing 9 Sep 2016

Auckland adds 43,000 new residents in the June year

In the past year, Auckland’s population grew by more than 43,000 people and more than 1.57 million people now call Tāmaki Makaurau home.

Plans / Projects 7 Sep 2016

What the unitary plan means for your neighbourhood

A historic moment in New Zealand planning history and a new landmark for Auckland’s future has been reached with final decisions completed on the Auckland Unitary Plan.

Community 25 Aug 2016

Housing for older Aucklanders to be redeveloped

Auckland Council’s portfolio of homes for older Aucklanders has received a major boost with today’s approval to redevelop the villages and partner with The Selwyn Foundation.

Business / Economy 11 Aug 2016

New Progress Snapshot boosts council’s transparency

New initiative offers performance 'shapshot' at a glance.