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Mayor 15 Mar 2022

Goff marks third anniversary of Christchurch terror attacks

Mayor Goff has reaffirmed Auckland’s support for the Muslim community on the third anniversary of the Christchurch terror attacks.

Environment 14 Mar 2022

Auckland retains C40 Innovator City title

Auckland Council’s commitment to climate leadership has been recognised by a committee of mayors from around the globe, with the renewal of its C40 Innovator City membership status last month.

Environment 9 Mar 2022

Water reform: Working Group changes a positive step, but Auckland needs to retain control of assets

Auckland Council strongly supports reform of water services provision in New Zealand. However, it remains adamant that Aucklanders, through their elected representatives, should retain majority control over provision of water services in our city,...

Mayor 14 Feb 2022

Mayor Phil Goff announces retirement from politics

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff has announced he will not be seeking re-election this year.

Mayor 28 Jan 2022

Mayor Goff welcomes transformative light rail investment for Auckland

Mayor Phil Goff says today’s light rail announcement is critical to Auckland’s future, and its ability to deal with congestion and emissions-reduction challenges, and provide for intensive housing to meet future projected population growth.

Climate action 9 Dec 2021

Auckland Council to fund seaweed farming pilot in Hauraki Gulf

Auckland Council have earmarked $1.2 million to support the success of a Hauraki Gulf seaweed pilot farm project, which if successful, would scale up regenerative ocean farming and create numerous environmentally sustainable jobs in the region.

Mayor 1 Dec 2021

Mayor Goff outlines billion-dollar climate action package

An ambitious $1 billion climate action package to reduce carbon emissions and deliver more buses, ferries, cycling and walking and urban tree canopy is the signature policy in Mayor Phil Goff’s proposal for Auckland Council’s Annual Budget 2022/23...

Conservation 25 Nov 2021

School groups take out Supreme Award at Mayoral Conservation Awards

Gulf Island schools secure top environmental award

Environment 24 Nov 2021

Auckland Council to seek Aucklanders’ views on government Three Waters Reform proposal

Consultation on what government reform means for Auckland opens 3 December.

Development 5 Nov 2021

VIDEO: optimism for Auckland’s city centre

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 s...

Mayor 1 Nov 2021

Mayor Goff pays tribute to Dame Catherine Tizard

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff said Dame Cath Tizard was a trailblazer in becoming the first woman Mayor of Auckland and will be remembered as a competent, personable, and well-liked leader of the city.

Mayor 27 Oct 2021

Water reforms would provide few benefits to Aucklanders

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 los...

Development 19 Oct 2021

Zoning rules not the main constraint on housing says Mayor Goff

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.