700 new jobs on Auckland infrastructure and related environmental projects will be created over the next year, thanks to a $4.3 million dollar partnership launched this morning by Social Development Minister Carmel Sepuloni and Auckland Mayor Phil Goff.
In response to one of the most severe droughts in Auckland’s history, Auckland Council’s Emergency Committee today voted unanimously to introduce mandatory water restrictions, which will come into effect across the region from Saturday 16 May.
Thank you, Aucklanders, for working so hard during Alert Level 4 to help keep the rate of transmission of COVID-19 to one of the lowest levels of anywhere in the world. You have helped save hundreds of lives.
With the country in Alert Level 3, Auckland Transport (AT) and Auckland Council have made changes on Queen Street to increase space for people walking, on bikes and using public transport in the city centre.