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Mayor 30 Nov 2017

Mayor's $11 billion budget proposal

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

Plans / Projects 29 Nov 2017

Draft Auckland Plan approved for consultation

Auckland Council's Planning Committee has approved the revised draft Auckland Plan for formal public consultation beginning in February 2018.

Business / Economy 16 Nov 2017

A quick guide to property revaluations

Each year, the council’s budget sets out the amount of rates needed to keep Auckland running. Once the budget is set, we need to work out how much each ratepayer should pay.

Business / Economy 8 Nov 2017

Public transport good for everyone

There is huge economic benefit from public transport investment to those who continue to travel by car.

Community 27 Oct 2017

Auckland Council approves community initiatives funding

Funding has been approved for a variety of community initiatives through the latest funding rounds.

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.

Parks / Outdoors 18 Oct 2017

Smokefree policy approved

Our updated policy focuses on our commitment to a healthy, smokefree city

Business / Economy 10 Oct 2017

Auckland Council pay explained

Each year the Auckland Council group publishes staffing and salary data in its Annual Report, like all other public and private organisations.

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?

Plans / Projects 28 Sep 2017

Proposed plan change to correct technical errors in Unitary Plan

An administrative plan change to correct technical errors and anomalies in the Auckland Unitary Plan has been publicly notified and submissions are open until 27 October.

Housing 27 Sep 2017

Funding future greenfield infrastructure

Over the next 30 years, the cost for new infrastructure is around $20 billion to $30 billion. How should this be funded?

Development 22 Sep 2017

Lower Queen Street plaza design revealed

A stunning plaza and pedestrian space for Auckland in Lower Queen Street outside the Britomart Transport Centre.

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.

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.

Housing 23 Aug 2017

Housing First places 150 people into homes

Mayor Phil Goff is thrilled with Housing First's progress over four months that has seen 150 people supported into 93 permanent homes across Auckland.