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Mayor 20 Sep 2023

Mayor hosts and welcomes diplomatic corps, ambassadors and heads of missions to Aotearoa New Zealand

Mayor hosts a reception at Auckland Town Hall on Monday for over 60 diplomatic corps, organised by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Auckland Council and Tātaki Auckland Unlimited.

Mayor 20 Sep 2023

Auckland Mayor Wayne Brown sends manifesto to the next Government

Auckland Mayor Wayne Brown has sent the Auckland Manifesto to political parties ahead of the 2023 General Election.

Mayor 30 Aug 2023

Mayor Brown says Auckland should decide future of Regional Fuel Tax

Auckland Mayor Wayne Brown says any decision about the future of the Regional Fuel Tax (RFT) needs to be made with Auckland Council.

Mayor 28 Aug 2023

Mayor and Minister of Transport reveal priorities for an Auckland Integrated Transport Plan

A faster, less congested, more resilient, low carbon transport system for goods and people is on its way for Auckland, with Mayor Wayne Brown and Minister of Transport David Parker confirming their vision and priorities

Mayor 24 Aug 2023

Auckland Council agrees in principle to cost sharing deal with Government

Auckland Council’s Governing Body has voted unanimously to endorse in principle, subject to consultation, a cost sharing deal with the Crown to fund more than $2 billion of flood recovery and resilience works.

Mayor 17 Aug 2023

Mayor and Councillors agree to propose legislation to take back control of Auckland’s transport system for Auckland

The Governing Body voted to accept the Mayor’s recommendation that the council support legislation to fix the governance of Auckland’s transport system, including by taking the initiative to promote a local bill with a ready-made solution.

Mayor 17 Aug 2023

Auckland Mayor pleased Government is listening on transport

Auckland Mayor Wayne Brown is pleased that the draft Government Policy Statement on Transport, released today, shows the Government is listening and responding to Auckland's priorities for transport.

Mayor 3 Aug 2023

Mayor and Council considering options to return parts of Port land to public

Mayor Wayne Brown and Council’s Governing Body met again this week to consider credible options for the release of parts of the Port footprint back to Council so that it can be developed for the enjoyment of all Aucklanders and provide better acce...

Mayor 1 Aug 2023

Update from the Mayor on Category 3 Buyout negotiations

Auckland Mayor Wayne Brown says negotiations for a cost sharing agreement for voluntary buying outs of high-risk (Category 3) residential properties in the region are progressing, and he is optimistic the two parties will reach a resolution soon.

Finance 28 Jul 2023

Auckland Council announces more rates relief for uninhabitable storm-damaged properties

Auckland Council’s Governing Body has approved rates relief for the 2023/2024 and 2024/2025 rating years for Tāmaki Makaurau properties that are uninhabitable due to storm events and severe weather events in the first half of 2023.

Mayor 27 Jul 2023

Mayor announces next step in Making Space for Water

Auckland Mayor Wayne Brown has announced further progress on Auckland Council’s plans to make the region more resilient to flooding, but noted this effort will be expensive and more work is required to ensure that costs are spread fairly and are a...

Council news 25 Jul 2023

Mayor welcomes new City Centre Advisory Panel

Auckland Mayor Wayne Brown expects the newly formed City Centre Advisory Panel to hit the ground running when it meets for the first time today.

Mayor 20 Jul 2023

FIFA Fan Festival™ in Auckland will not open today

Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei, the Office of the Mayor and Auckland Council have decided together, and out of deep respect for those who lost their lives and those affected in downtown Auckland today, to cancel festivities located at the nearby Queens Wharf...

Mayor 20 Jul 2023

Mayor expresses sympathy and support for those impacted by Auckland event

“I want to assure Aucklanders and the international community that the city is open and safe, and our police and emergency services are prepared to respond quickly and effectively to incidents, however unexpected they may be,” says Mayor Brown.

Community 13 Jul 2023

It’s your place, your voice! Local Board Plans consultation open

It’s more important than ever to speak up and help shape the future of your community, as each of Auckland’s 21 local boards release their three-year plans for feedback.

Mayor 11 Jul 2023

Significant investment will improve public space in Manukau

Mayor Wayne Brown welcomed the announcement, “It’s great to see more parks opened and streams rehabilitated for Aucklanders to enjoy."