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Beaches 2 Feb 2018

Your Safeswim questions answered

Since the launch of the Safeswim programme last November there have been a lot of questions about what it is and why we’ve done it. Here are answers to the most common questions.

Transport 18 Jan 2018

Northern Motorway to be closed most nights for next four months

Auckland's Northern Motorway will be closed most nights for the next four months, starting 21 January.

Plans / Projects 21 Dec 2017

Ferry Terminal seawall repair update

Repairs on the Ferry Terminal seawall are the first of their kind in New Zealand.

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.

Plans / Projects 3 Dec 2017

It’s all about inclusion

The International Day of Persons with Disabilities is on 3 December. To mark the occasion, we caught up with Auckland Council’s Disability Advisory Panel Chair, Philip Patston.

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?