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Mayor 6 Jul 2018

Council agrees to Regional Fuel Tax for Auckland

$4bn in transport investment unlocked.

Mayor 6 Jun 2018

‘Build-it budget’ to invest in Auckland infrastructure

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff today released his final proposal for Auckland Council’s 10-year Budget.

Mayor 1 Jun 2018

Council green lights “Build-it” budget

$26.2bn investment largest in Auckland's history.

Environment 15 May 2018

Help us plant trees for Matariki

Help Auckland Council plant 60,000 trees to help celebrate Matariki.

Transport 15 May 2018

Have your say on the proposed Regional Fuel Tax

Aucklanders have the opportunity to have their say on the future of Auckland’s transport system during a public consultation on a proposed Regional Fuel Tax (RFT) and the projects it could fund.

Transport 1 May 2018

Aucklanders back better transport and environmental protection

Majority of Aucklanders support increased investment.

Have your say 20 Apr 2018

Clear support by Aucklanders for regional fuel tax

The regional fuel tax (RFT) has received majority support from Aucklanders according to a Colmar Brunton poll of just under 4000 people.

Technology / Innovation 13 Apr 2018

Electric buses to hit Auckland's streets

The two buses are a trial funded by the Government's Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA) and Auckland Transport (AT).

Environment 23 Mar 2018

Experts weigh in on environment targeted rates

At our Auckland Conversations event on the environment as part of the 10-year Budget and Auckland Plan 2050 consultation, we discussed the challenges facing our environment.

Mayor 16 Feb 2018

Mayor Phil Goff: Our thoughts are with the people of Tonga

Our thoughts are with the people of Tonga in the aftermath of Cyclone Gita, the worst storm to hit the country in 60 years.

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.