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Waste 28 Jun 2019

No single-use plastic shopping bags from 1 July

Pack a reusable bag when leaving home to avoid being caught bagless as the ban on single-use plastic bags comes into effect on 1 July 2019.

Policies / Regulations 27 Jun 2019

Bottle store staff sell alcohol to minor

Three Auckland bottle stores have failed a recent controlled purchase operation, with staff selling alcohol to a minor.

Heritage 25 Jun 2019

Updated: Proposed Plan Change 26 - submission period extended

Proposed Plan Change 26 relates to the Special Character Areas Overlay of the Auckland Unitary Plan.

Film 21 Jun 2019

Have your say on an updated Auckland Film Protocol

Auckland Council is asking Aucklanders what they think of a refresh to the Auckland Film Protocol.

Policies / Regulations 19 Jun 2019

Auckland Council undertakes firearms audit

Auckland Council has audited the firearms it owns and is making changes to the way it stores, uses and maintains firearms, in accordance with new legislation.

Mayor 17 Jun 2019

Auckland Mayor Calls for radical reform to Building Act and Code

Mayor Phil Goff says the Building Act and Building Code need reform to make them fit for purpose to tackle NZ's housing crisis.

Policies / Regulations 12 Jun 2019

Auckland Council's proposed freedom camping bylaw

Consultation has now closed on Auckland Council's proposed freedom camping bylaw.

Transport 12 Jun 2019

Auckland Transport to allow pets on trains from Sunday

Pets will be allowed on trains from 16 July as part of a trial introduced by Auckland Transport.

Community 11 Jun 2019

Auckland Council declares climate emergency

Auckland Council's Environment and Community Committee has voted to declare a climate emergency.

Business / Economy 11 Jun 2019

Liquor store staff sell to minor

A joint operation between Auckland Council's Alcohol Licensing Unit, Auckland Police and Auckland Regional Public Health have uncovered businesses failing to comply with the law.

Plans / Projects 11 Jun 2019

Auckland Council launches 2019 elections website

The 2019 local elections website features information about how to vote, why you should vote, and how Auckland Council works.

Housing 10 Jun 2019

Number of new residential dwellings consented in Auckland soars

New data shows that more new dwellings are being consented in Auckland than ever before.

Transport 7 Jun 2019

Speed reduction the best tool to save lives

Dr Fergus Tate says that lower speeds are the answer to making Auckland's roads safer.

Environment 7 Jun 2019

Fruit Fly Update

On-the-ground efforts to manage the recent fruit fly detections in the Northcote area continue, with the possibility of some controls remaining in place throughout the winter months.

Community 7 Jun 2019

Pointing the way to an age-friendly Auckland

Leaders with experience working with older people will take part in an Auckland Conversation on how the council and partners can help make Auckland an age-friendly city.

Housing 29 May 2019

Landlord insulation deadline: How to insulate your property

Part three in a series helping landlords insulate their rental properties and avoid fines by the 1 July deadline.