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Plans / Projects 29 Jan 2020

Mayor commends $3.4bn government investment in Auckland's transport

Mayor Phil Goff is pleased the government has responded positively to Auckland Council’s calls for greater investment in Auckland’s infrastructure.

Dogs 13 Jan 2020

New rules for dog management in force from Friday 1 November

Auckland Council’s new Policy on Dogs 2019 and dog management bylaw will come into force from Friday 1 November 2019 across the Auckland region.

Policies / Regulations 6 Jan 2020

Council gains internationally recognised standard in food safety verification

Gaining an international accreditation will allow Auckland Council to provide quality ongoing services for food businesses operating in the region

Policies / Regulations 10 Dec 2019

Helping to reduce alcohol harm across Tāmaki Makaurau

Auckland Council is holding regular controlled purchase operations across the region as part of continuing efforts to reduce alcohol-related harm across Tāmaki Makaurau.

Policies / Regulations 9 Dec 2019

Polluting developers pay the price

Developers in Auckland have been fined $67,800 in the Environment Court for repeatedly washing sediment into the stormwater system that then polluted local streams and waterways.

Dogs 3 Dec 2019

Dogs of all sizes welcome on Auckland Transport trains

Auckland Transport has announced the second phase of the pets on trains trial, extending it to allow dogs of all sizes to travel.

Policies / Regulations 19 Nov 2019

Positions on Auckland's District Licensing Committee now open

Chair and member positions on the Auckland District Licensing Committee are now open, with Auckland Council encouraging applications from community-minded people who meet the requirements of the position description for the next term.

Policies / Regulations 31 Oct 2019

Explainer: e-scooter research and regulation

Learn how e-scooters are regulated and see the research that supports our decision making.

Policies / Regulations 30 Oct 2019

Vigilance urged when selling alcohol this silly season

Auckland Council’s Alcohol Licensing are urging businesses to be vigilant when checking the ages of people buying alcohol during this silly season

Beaches 30 Oct 2019

Landmark stormwater consents decision will protect environment and improve water quality

The Environment Court has granted Auckland Council a resource consent to improve the way it manages all stormwater discharges across the region.

Beaches 8 Oct 2019

Get your driving permit before you hit the beach this summer

Enjoy safe beach driving this summer – but don’t forget to get your permit before you head off.

Environment 24 Sep 2019

Promoting best practice within earthworks industry

Education is the focus of this year’s Earthworks Field Day being held at Whenuapai on Thursday.

Policies / Regulations 5 Sep 2019

Vision Zero – No deaths or serious injuries on Auckland's roads by 2050

Auckland is now a Vision Zero region - under the Tāmaki-Makaurau Road Safety Governance Group's new safety strategy, released Tuesday 3 September 2019.

Have your say 5 Sep 2019

Climate crisis lessons from the UK

Mike Thompson from the UK’s Committee on Climate Change spoke with Environment and Community Committee Chair Penny Hulse about carbon reduction.

Pest Free 3 Sep 2019

Meet us at the Home Show

Auckland Council taking part in the popular Auckland Home Show (4–8 September) to answer questions and dish out advice.

Waste 29 Aug 2019

New bylaw not just a load of old rubbish

The new Waste Management and Minimisation Bylaw more clearly sets out what individuals and businesses can and can’t do with their waste.