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Mayor 13 Feb 2018

Mayor announces more resources to tackle illegal dumping

Significant new resources announced to tackle illegal dumping in Auckland.

Environment 30 Jan 2018

A sustainable Auckland on mayor's agenda

Beach pollution and the king tide and storm surge in January are reminders of the challenges we need to confront

Plans / Projects 13 Dec 2017

Briefing to incoming government

We've provided the new government with an overview on major issues and opportunities facing Auckland.

Mayor 12 Dec 2017

Auckland Council agrees on 10-year budget consultation topics

Auckland Council today approved the topics for consultation for its forthcoming 10-year budget, including a potential regional fuel tax, options to fund environmental protection and potential rates levels for the forthcoming 10 years.

Mayor 30 Nov 2017

Mayor's $11 billion budget proposal

Spend on housing, transport and environment key priorities for Mayor Phil.

Environment 31 Oct 2017

Mayors call for levy on single-use plastic bags

The mayors of Auckland, Wellington, Dunedin have jointly launched an open letter to other mayors around the country to join the call on central government to institute a national levy on single use plastic bags.

Environment 27 Oct 2017

Mayor commits to a greener Auckland

Mayor Phil Goff attended a Together4Climate event in Paris alongside 11 mayors from major cities.

Mayor 26 Oct 2017

Mayor ready to get to work on light rail

Mayor Phil Goff welcomes the fuel tax and is ready to get to work on light rail in Auckland.

Business / Economy 26 Oct 2017

New directors appointed to ATEED and Watercare

Evan Davies and Glenys Coughlan have been appointed to the board of Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development and former Cabinet Minister Annette King has been appointed to the board of Watercare Services Limited.

Business / Economy 9 Oct 2017

Council’s strong credit ratings reaffirmed

Both Standard & Poor’s and Moody’s have reaffirmed the council’s credit ratings as AA and Aa2 respectively on a “stable” outlook.

Community 2 Oct 2017

Seniors Advisory Panel calls for engagement

Did you know that Auckland Council has a Seniors Advisory Panel who advocates for older people in our region?

Business / Economy 29 Sep 2017

Significant investment and solid financial performance

Auckland Council’s Group 2016/2017 Annual Report for the year ended 30 June 2017 has been formally adopted by the council’s governing body.

Business / Economy 1 Sep 2017

Auckland Council Living Wage takes effect

The first phase of Auckland Council’s Living Wage policy came into effect on 1 September, lifting the wages of more than 1,500 employees to $18 per hour.

Mayor 31 Aug 2017

20 million rail trips in 12 months

Auckland's commuter train network has surpassed all its passenger forecasts to record 20 million train trips in one year, a mark that the network wasn't expected to hit for another three years.

Plans / Projects 24 Aug 2017

Easter Sunday Trading decision

Mayor Phil Goff was in favour of preserving the status quo which allows three and a half days of little or no shop trading each year.

Business / Economy 23 Aug 2017

Annual Budget decisions made

On 1 June Auckland Council voted on Mayor Phil Goff’s Annual Budget 2017/2018.