Auckland Mayor Phil Goff has strongly welcomed the government’s announcement that Aucklanders will be able to travel outside of the city from Wednesday 15 December.
Mayor Phil Goff says the government’s decision to move Auckland to COVID-19 Alert Level 3 Step 2 from 11.59pm on Tuesday 9 November will be welcomed by Aucklanders.
Auckland Council and Eke Panuku are proud to release a video illustrating how far the city centre has come in its planned 20-year transformation. The video shows how the delivery of the City Centre Masterplan is proving to be much more than the sum of its parts.
Mayor Phil Goff has welcomed the announcement today that retail outlets and institutions like libraries and museums will likely reopen to the public from 11.59pm on Tuesday 9 November.
Auckland Mayor Phil Goff says that while the government’s three waters reforms are designed to address problems in water services elsewhere in New Zealand, they would provide little benefit to Aucklanders and would come at the cost of Auckland losing control over water services that represent 28 per cent of the city’s assets.
Auckland Mayor Phil Goff says the council backs the government’s objective of building more homes more quickly and the need for intensive development as the city grows.
Mayor Phil Goff says 85 per cent of eligible Aucklanders receiving their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine is a good milestone to have reached but there are still 15 per cent—or over 200,000 eligible Aucklanders needing to get vaccinated, so they are protected in time for Christmas.
Mayor Phil Goff has welcomed the government’s announcement that vaccine certificates will be adopted in New Zealand and required at high-risk events from November.
Mayor Phil Goff says that changes from Wednesday to Auckland’s alert level restrictions are modest but will be welcomed by many as a low-risk way of reconnecting with family and friends, and it’s good to have a roadmap setting out removal of restrictions as more people get vaccinated.
Auckland Mayor Phil Goff says the government’s decision, guided by expert health advice, to move the city to COVID-19 Alert Level 3 will be a relief for Aucklanders who have done their bit to keep New Zealanders safe.
Mayor Goff calls for Aucklanders to get vaccinated to beat COVID-19, with vaccinations now open for everyone over 12
“From today, everyone in New Zealand over 12 is eligible for vaccination against COVID-19. The latest community outbreak shows that people of every age including the young are affected, and the best protection against the disease and its spread is to be vaccinated,” the Mayor says.
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.
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.