Hero image

Council news

News408 Results

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.  

Council news 9 May 2023

Heavy rain warning and thunderstorm watch issued for Auckland

MetService has issued an Orange Heavy Rain Warning and a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for Auckland, including Aotea Great Barrier Island for Tuesday 9 May.

Civil Defence / Emergency Management 9 May 2023

Mayor declares local state of emergency

Auckland Mayor Wayne Brown has declared a State of Local Emergency for Auckland and delegated his responsibilities and powers to Deputy Mayor Desley Simpson.

Civil Defence / Emergency Management 9 May 2023

Emergency Mobile Alert issued for widespread rain and flooding in Auckland

Auckland Emergency Management has issued an emergency mobile alert and MetService has issued an Orange Heavy Rain Warning and a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Auckland, including Aotea Great Barrier Island today (Tuesday 9 May).