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Plans / Projects 6 Nov 2020

First canopy installed in the Ferry Basin

A major milestone for the Ferry Basin Redevelopment project was met last week, with the first of three canopies installed on the west side of Queens Wharf over the gangway accessing the new ferry pontoons five and six.

10 Year Anniversary 6 Nov 2020

Tāmaki Makaurau on track to a better future

Within five years, Aucklanders will have a modern rail service and world-class stations that will benefit the entire transport network for decades to come, Mayor Phil Goff says.

Plans / Projects 16 Oct 2020

Unloved urban land to become a focal part of Te Ara Awataha

Northcote’s future greenway, Te Ara Awataha, continues to take shape with construction underway on the second portion known as the ‘schools’ edge’.

Transport 13 Oct 2020

Fast and direct transport connections to Auckland Airport take shape

A connected rapid transit network to Auckland Airport is a step closer – with a $14 million investment to upgrade Puhinui Road and Lambie Drive for the new AirportLink bus service about to get underway.

Cultural 16 Sep 2020

Groundbreaking Māori Outcomes framework gets committee approval

Last month, the Parks, Arts, Community and Events Committee approved Kia Ora Tāmaki Makaurau – the council group’s performance measurement framework for Māori Outcomes.

City Centre Waterfront 18 Aug 2020

Auckland’s city centre vision gets a digital platform

Auckland’s City Centre Masterplan, the visionary document to guide the city centre’s development for the next 20 years, is now accessible to all via a new digital platform.

Transport 10 Aug 2020

Busway bridge launched over Tamaki River

In a first for New Zealand, a new bridge is being slowly pushed across the Tamaki River as part of the $1.4b Eastern Busway.

Business / Economy 27 Jul 2020

Aucklanders give views on rates increases to support essential services

34,915 submissions received on Emergency Budget consultation - the biggest response to a consultation in the council’s history.

City Centre Waterfront 24 Jul 2020

New public spaces in Auckland’s city centre coming to life this summer

Auckland city centre’s revitalised public spaces will be ready to enjoy from this summer, despite the setbacks from COVID-19 on construction, Auckland Council announced today.

Environment 21 Jul 2020

Te Tāruke-ā-Tāwhiri: Auckland’s Climate Plan reaches milestone

Auckland's Climate Plan reaches another milestone with the adoption of text at Environment and Climate Change Committee meeting.

Plans / Projects 18 May 2020

Connecting southern Auckland’s future communities

Aucklanders are invited to have their say on a series of future projects that will improve access and travel choices, connect communities and support growth in southern Auckland.

Plans / Projects 8 May 2020

Innovating Streets projects agreed by Auckland Council

Auckland Council’s Emergency Committee has endorsed Auckland Transport’s applications to the first tranche of Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency’s Innovating Streets for People pilot fund.

Finance 3 Mar 2020

Have your say on the Annual Budget 2020/2021

Consultation for the proposed Annual Budget 2020/2021 is now open so it's our chance to have a say about what Auckland Council is planning towards making Auckland a world-class city.

City Centre Waterfront 28 Feb 2020

Orange road cones show Auckland is getting stuff done

Councillor Pippa Coom writes about the progress being made on the things that matter to Aucklanders.

Have your say 18 Feb 2020

Love local, get vocal and shape your local board plan

Aucklanders are invited to shape the future of their communities, as local boards kick off engagement for their three year plans.

City Centre Waterfront 10 Feb 2020

Downtown Programme on target for America's Cup

The Downtown Programme has rounded the halfway mark and is on the downwind leg, closing in on America's Cup 2021.