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Council news 12 May 2023

Auckland Council welcomes APTR decision

Auckland Council has welcomed the Supreme Court’s decision regarding a judicial review of the council’s 2017 and 2018 decisions to introduce an Accommodation Provider Targeted Rate (APTR).

Council news 11 May 2023

Mayor ends Auckland state of emergency

Auckland Mayor Wayne Brown has ended the state of emergency declared over Auckland on May 9.

Civil Defence / Emergency Management 10 May 2023

Be prepared for showers and a cold snap

The lingering effects of yesterday’s rainfall and flooding should be minor for most people, but gusty winds, showers and a cold snap are in store for Aucklanders on Thursday.  

Council news 10 May 2023

Economic pressures and storm response deepen budget challenges for Auckland Council

Responding to Auckland’s recent severe weather events, along with rising inflation-related costs, has heightened the challenges in balancing Auckland Council’s budget for the coming financial year.

Civil Defence / Emergency Management 10 May 2023

Building and property damage a priority after Auckland’s day of rain and floods

The council is working quickly to identify any damage to buildings, unstable ground and any other potential hazards and take action to reduce any risks, said Auckland Emergency Management Duty Controller Parul Sood.  

Civil Defence / Emergency Management 10 May 2023

Wet weather wrap – what to expect today

Auckland remains in a State of Local Emergency today and Rapid Building Assessments are underway following yesterday’s heavy rain and widespread flooding.

Civil Defence / Emergency Management 9 May 2023

Wet weather wrap – what Aucklanders need to know

Auckland remains in a State of Local Emergency tonight after a day of heavy rain that has seen widespread flooding throughout the region.

Civil Defence / Emergency Management 9 May 2023

Civil Defence Centres and Shelters open around Auckland

Civil Defence Centres and Shelters are now open for those needing to evacuate or seek shelter. For the most up-to-date information visit the Auckland Emergency Management Website.