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.
Auckland Council has submitted a list of 73 key projects to the Infrastructure Industry Reference Group, the taskforce set up by the Government to seek out ‘shovel-ready’ infrastructure projects that can start quickly to stimulate the economy and reduce the economic impact of COVID-19.