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Waste

Plan change for landfill precinct declined

A formal request from Waste Management New Zealand (WMNZ) that sought to have their 1000-hectare Dome Valley site recognised as a ‘landfill precinct’ in the Unitary Plan has been declined.

Beaches

New vehicle management measures for Muriwai Beach

Auckland Council’s Parks, Arts, Community and Events Committee has approved the introduction of a range of measures to better manage and control motorised vehicles accessing Te Oneone Rangatira / Muriwai Beach.

Rates

Revaluation 2021: Everything you need to know

Updated property values for all properties in the Auckland region will be available in December 2021.

COVID-19

Auckland Council warns Aucklanders to keep off closed facilities

Auckland Council is reminding Aucklanders that under COVID-19 restrictions they cannot use recreational facilities, including playgrounds, outdoor exercise equipment, basketball courts, pump tracks and skateparks.

Finance

Council in solid position to manage COVID-19 impact on finances

Contingency planning in the council’s budgets mean it is well prepared to respond to any financial impacts from the COVID-19 lockdowns.

Council news

New director appointed at Ports of Auckland Limited

Auckland Council has appointed Jan Dawson CNZM to the board of Ports of Auckland Limited.

Council news

No excuse for abuse – unacceptable behaviour towards council staff must stop

Auckland Council employees are frequently subjected to unacceptable behaviour, directed towards them by customers and members of the public. A new campaign, called ‘No excuse for abuse’, is designed to remind Aucklanders that council people are just like them and deserve their respect.

Parks / Outdoors

New Long Bay parkland to complete Heritage Protection Area

Over 3000 square metres of coveted land adjoining Long Bay Regional Park has been purchased by Auckland Council, completing the 18-hectare Heritage Protection Area.