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.
Welcome to the place affectionately known as the wild child of Auckland’s city centre. Still edgy, diverse and authentic, Karangahape Road is now an uber-modern, smoothly functioning street.
Eke Panuku has been appointed as the lead agency to coordinate the next phase of city centre development following endorsement from the Planning Committee today.
Summer wouldn’t be summer without ice cream melting all over the kids’ hands and faces. So, grab an ice cream and discover ten awe-inspiring things on Auckland’s waterfront. Some weren’t even here last summer, and some have been here for more than a century. Your walking shoes are calling.
Auckland Council is supporting its delivery partner, Urgent Couriers, in its bid to cut inner-city emissions. The certified carbon zero courier company is aiming to take 40 to 50 tonnes of carbon emissions a year out of inner-city Auckland by replacing its city fleet of cars with electric cargo bikes. Auckland Council General Manager Corporate Support Services Robert Irvine says the council is providing them with parking and charging stations in the basement of Te Wharau o Tāmaki Auckland House.
Australasia’s biggest electric bus order has been announced and will see a further 152 battery electric buses on Auckland’s roads and will reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the AT Metro bus fleet by an estimated 11 per cent per year.
Gulf Island schools secure top environmental award
Consultation on what government reform means for Auckland opens 3 December.
It’s looking like it’s going to be a hotter than normal summer. That’s great news for holidaymakers, but not so good for rural Aucklanders who don’t have access to mains water supply.
Auckland Council has begun a two-week consultation with its employees on a proposed approach to COVID-19 vaccinations.
From Friday 3 December the council will require its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to carry out their roles.