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Transport 10 May 2019

Creating healthy travel options in Tāmaki Makaurau

The Healthy Streets Alliance Auckland wants streets to be slower and safer for everyone.

Waste 10 May 2019

Have your say on Auckland's waste bylaw

Public consultation is underway on proposed changes to how Auckland Council regulates waste management and minimisation.

Arts 6 May 2019

Funding announced for stories, dance and Auckland’s creative arts

Auckland Council's Community Development and Safety Committee approves $324,538 for regional arts and culture at its April meeting.

Community 3 May 2019

Auckland - is it the best place for Pasifika to live?

A recent debate provided a forum to discuss issues of importance to Pacific communities, including housing, civic participation and belonging.

Housing 23 Apr 2019

Consents hit record high in Auckland

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff says Auckland Council is on a recruiting drive for consenting staff to keep pace with the record rate of building in Auckland.

Transport 17 Apr 2019

Car transporters parking under investigation

Auckland Transport wants to find a solution to the issue of car transporters being loaded and unloaded on suburban streets.

Business / Economy 16 Apr 2019

Steady progress towards a world-class city

The second quarterly progress update on the council’s financial management and performance against the 10-year Budget.

Plans / Projects 15 Apr 2019

Electoral ward changes will affect some voters in October local elections

The Local Government Commission has upheld Auckland Council’s proposed changes to electoral ward boundaries.

Plans / Projects 12 Apr 2019

Auckland Council scoops top award for local government excellence

Auckland Council has scooped the prestigious Supreme Award at the 2019 McGredy Winder SOLGM Local Government Excellence awards.

Waste 12 Apr 2019

Improved safety for pedestrians at St Georges Road, Avondale

New pedestrian gates near train tracks in Avondale are making it safer for pedestrians, especially school children.

Community 10 Apr 2019

Fresh, people-led approach for smokefree communities

The Environment and Community Committee has approved a plan to develop smokefree communities in Auckland.

Business / Economy 5 Apr 2019

New initiative encourages young people to ‘Go with Tourism’

Young people are being encouraged to consider a career in tourism to help address skills shortages facing NZ's largest export industry.

Transport 5 Apr 2019

Regional Fuel Tax already paying dividends

Auckland’s RFT is already paying dividends as evidenced by an uptick in growth in public transport use since the tax was introduced.

Transport 30 Mar 2019

Improving road safety in Auckland with speed limit changes

Emily Reeves, road safety advocate and deputy chair of the Auckland City Centre Residents' Group, on the AT speed limit bylaw plans.

Transport 29 Mar 2019

Councillor Darby encourages residents to have their say on speed bylaw

Submissions close on Sunday 31 March for Auckland Transport’s consultation on its draft Speed Limit Bylaw.

Environment 27 Mar 2019

Knowing, growing and protecting - a flourishing urban forest for Auckland 

Auckland Council has released a strategy to address the challenges facing our urban forest.