Mayor 20 Mar 2023

Auckland Mayor reveals plan to reduce road cones, road closures

Auckland Mayor Wayne Brown is calling for AT to work with Waka Kotahi, and utility companies, to explore how the region’s temporary traffic management can be improved quickly, in ways that increase efficiency safely.

Mayor 17 Mar 2023

Auckland Mayor delivers on promise to improve bus reliability

Mayor Wayne Brown is pleased to announce that Auckland Transport is rolling out one of his election promises, new technology that will give buses priority across three key Auckland road corridors.

Mayor 3 Mar 2023

Mayor Wayne Brown: Opening statement at Auckland Transport board meeting

I look forward to working closely with the AT Board and management to achieve my goal to transform how AT operates and get to working on fixing our transport system.

Mayor 2 Mar 2023

Mayor Wayne Brown: Speech at the opening of Light from Tate exhibition

This major new exhibition will showcase a diverse range of artworks from the past and present, and I'm excited for visitors to experience it.

Council news 22 Feb 2023

Auckland Council CEO steps down

Mayor Wayne Brown today announced that Auckland Council Chief Executive Jim Stabback has resigned.

Storm 15 Feb 2023

Mayor proposes additional $20m a year for storm response

Auckland Mayor Wayne Brown has proposed an additional $20 million a year for storm response activities to increase Auckland’s preparedness for severe weather events.

Mayor 10 Feb 2023

New chair appointed to City Rail Link Limited

Transport Minister Michael Wood and Mayor of Auckland Wayne Brown today announced the appointment of John Bridgman as new Chair of City Rail Link Limited.

Storm 9 Feb 2023

Mayor extends local state of emergency for another week, as cyclone risk grows

Auckland Mayor Wayne Brown has extended the duration of the local state of emergency for another week, in accordance with section 71(2) of the Civil Defence and Emergency Management Act 2002.

Mayor 8 Feb 2023

Mayor meets US Ambassador: floods and climate change lead agenda

Auckland Mayor Wayne Brown met United States Ambassador to New Zealand Tom Udall in Auckland today.

Storm 6 Feb 2023

Focus turns to Big Auckland Clean Up

Auckland Mayor Wayne Brown says Auckland Council and the region is shifting its focus from the emergency response and immediate recovery to the Big Auckland Clean Up.

Mayor 5 Feb 2023

Mayor announces review of immediate response to severe weather event

Auckland Mayor Wayne Brown has announced the membership and terms of reference of the independent review into the response over the first 24 to 48 hours of the major weather event in the Auckland Council region that began on the afternoon of Friday 27 January 2023.

Mayor 3 Feb 2023

Mayor extends state of emergency

Based on advice from civil-defence authorities, Auckland Mayor Wayne Brown has formally extended the local state of emergency for Auckland for seven days, but expects it will be lifted early.

Mayor 1 Feb 2023

Remarks by Auckland Mayor Wayne Brown

Mayor Wayne Brown at Sunnynook Community Centre, Auckland on 30 January 2023

Mayor 30 Jan 2023

Mayor announces help with the big Auckland clean up

Auckland Mayor Wayne Brown has announced three practical steps Auckland Council is taking to help Aucklanders with the big Auckland clean up.

Mayor 29 Jan 2023

Mayor focuses on preparation for tonight and recovery

Auckland Mayor Wayne Brown focussed today on ensuring Auckland is as well prepared as possible for any further heavy or torrential rain tonight, and on the recovery from Friday night’s unprecedented downpour.

Mayor 23 Dec 2022

Mayor ends year delivering big expectations 

Auckland Mayor Wayne Brown wraps-up 2022, having delivered his mayoral proposal and letters of expectation for CCOs with the Governing Body’s overwhelming support, only 56 days into the job.