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Beaches 3 Dec 2019

Browns Bay beach swimmable again

The water quality issues in Browns Bay have been resolved just in time for summer.

Mayor 4 Nov 2019

Mayor Goff puts focus on climate change, CCO oversight with committee restructure

Mayor Phil Goff has unveiled changes to Auckland Council’s committee structure, including establishing a new climate change committee and new subcommittees for CCO oversight and value for money.

Mayor 2 Nov 2019

Governing Body inaugural meeting

Mayor and councillors sworn in at first meeting of Governing Body.

Mayor 30 Aug 2019

Variety and AT welcome bikes for west Auckland kids

Eighty children from 17 schools in west Auckland received free bikes and helmets today, thanks to Variety – the Children’s Charity and Auckland Transport.

Mayor 4 Jul 2019

A message from Mayor Phil Goff

In June, Aucklanders reached two important milestones - 100 million public transport trips in the past year, and one million trees planted through the Million Trees Project.

Community 3 Jul 2019

Call for entries to 2019 Mayoral Conservation Awards

Do you know heroes who go above and beyond to protect our environment? Nominations for the Mayoral Conservation Awards are now open.

Mayor 3 Jul 2019

Dwelling consents set new records in Auckland

Dwelling consents in Auckland continue to break records.

Mayor 17 Jun 2019

Auckland Mayor Calls for radical reform to Building Act and Code

Mayor Phil Goff says the Building Act and Building Code need reform to make them fit for purpose to tackle NZ's housing crisis.

Environment 14 Jun 2019

Mayor Goff hits million tree mark

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff has fulfilled his pledge of planting a million trees in this term of council.

Community 11 Jun 2019

Auckland Council declares climate emergency

Auckland Council's Environment and Community Committee has voted to declare a climate emergency.

Business / Economy 10 Jun 2019

Mayor Phil Goff honoured at HSBC NZCTA China Business Awards

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff has been honoured with the New Zealand-China Council Award for Outstanding Contribution to the New Zealand-China Business Relationship.

Transport 6 Jun 2019

Free public transport to celebrate patronage milestone

Aucklanders have made 100 million public transport trips in the past year, making this the biggest year for buses, trains and ferries in the city since 1951.

Beaches 24 May 2019

Drone swoops in to aid Safeswim water sampling

Auckland Council’s Safeswim programme has started using drones to aid with water sampling.

Environment 1 May 2019

The health benefits of green spaces

Being close to nature is good for our heads, our hearts and our lungs, new research shows.