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Mayor 27 Nov 2023

Time-of-use charging on the cards in Auckland

The aim of time-of-use charging is to reduce congestion and speed up travel times throughout the city.

Mayor 27 Nov 2023

Council cancels micro-mobility centre, secures 200 additional short-stay carparks

Auckland Council’s Governing Body voted recently to cancel a proposed multi-modal/micro-mobility centre that had been planned as part of the redevelopment of the Downtown Carpark site.

Development 2 Nov 2023

Auckland adopts new future growth strategy

Auckland Council adopts a new Future Development Strategy for how the city will grow and develop over the next 30 years.

Mayor 1 Nov 2023

Mayor announces new council Chief Executive

Mayor Wayne Brown has today announced the appointment of Phil Wilson as Auckland Council’s new Chief Executive.

Mayor 30 Oct 2023

Auckland Mayor marks one year anniversary

Accountability is important to me, and coming up to my first anniversary as Mayor, I think it’s a good time to do a stocktake of my progress on these so far.

Council news 17 Oct 2023

Farewell but not goodbye: a new chapter for Te Hononga Akoranga COMET

Auckland Council has farewelled one of its council-controlled organisations, Te Hononga Akoranga COMET, as it embarks on a new chapter as a standalone organisation.

Council news 13 Oct 2023

Advisory Panels outline key priorities for three-year term

Auckland Council’s six demographic advisory panels outlined to the Mayor and Councillors what they think needs to be done in the next three years to support their communities in our region.

Mayor 10 Oct 2023

Auckland Council and Crown agree to cost sharing agreement for storm recovery and resilience work

The decision today followed consultation with Aucklanders, in which more than 80% of submitters expressed support for the deal.

Council news 2 Oct 2023

Auckland Council secures land to expand iconic Auckland Botanic Gardens

Auckland Council has purchased 1.6 hectares (4 acres) of land on Hill Road in Manurewa to extend the iconic Auckland Botanic Gardens and protect access to this treasured park.

Mayor 29 Sep 2023

Mayor pleased with progress reducing council property footprint  

The Mayor has welcomed Tātaki Auckland Unlimited to the Auckland Council building (Te Wharau o Tāmaki Auckland House), with Eke Panuku to follow, in a move that contributes to $13 million a year in savings.

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 19 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.