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Protecting Auckland’s water infrastructure key to proposed Council bylaw changes

Auckland Council is seeking public feedback on proposed bylaw changes to the Water Supply and Wastewater Network Bylaw 2015.

Waste

Celebrate your zero waste heroes

Calling all zero waste heroes - nominations open from 1 June for the 2021 Tāmaki Makaurau Zero Waste Awards, celebrating all those helping reduce waste to landfill across Auckland.

Environment

Water and wastewater prices to increase from 1 July 2021

Prices for water and wastewater services in Auckland will increase by 7 per cent from 1 July 2021

Policies / Regulations

Eke Panuku raises the sustainability bar for commercial developments

Another important move to achieve sustainable development across Tāmaki Makaurau comes from the Eke Panuku decision to require new commercial buildings to meet 5 Star Green Star ratings.

Finance

Auckland Council passes $32 billion Recovery Budget

Auckland Council’s Finance and Performance Committee has strongly supported Mayor Phil Goff’s $31.8 billion Recovery Budget proposal, and the Budget will now be formally adopted by the Governing Body next month.

Environment

Hundreds turn up for the Te Puhinui Big Clean 2021

Local whānau, community groups and businesses came out in force to participate in the ‘Te Puhinui Clean Up Day’ earlier this month.

Transport

Transport plan hits the mark in Papakura

The city’s challenges have been correctly identified in Auckland Transport’s Regional Land Transport Plan 2021, the Papakura Local Board says.

Waste

Safely disposing of electronic waste

Around 80,000 tonnes of e-waste is generated every year but only an estimated two per cent of that waste is recycled, with the rest ending up in landfills across the country.