Mayor of Auckland
The latest updates from the Office of the Mayor of Auckland.
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.
Mayor opts for storm resilience rather than retreat
Last week, Mayor Wayne Brown and Councillors met to discuss how Auckland Council proposes to engage with Wellington as central government develops a national policy response to locations severely affected by flooding and land instability, including managed retreat.
Update from Mayoral Office
Mayor Brown has been briefed on the developing situation in Auckland and is in regular telephone contact with Auckland Emergency Management and the Deputy Mayor Desley Simpson. If required, he will delegate powers to Deputy Mayor Simpson as necessary.
Mayor launches public consultation on new transport plan
Auckland Mayor Wayne Brown is encouraging Aucklanders to have their say on which projects should be prioritised for funding in the region’s new integrated transport plan.
Consultation shows public support for key elements of budget proposal
Auckland Mayor Wayne Brown urged councillors to keep an open mind about the options available to bridge the $295 million gap, as they met today to go over the results of public consultation on the Annual Budget 2023/24.
Mayor of Auckland accepts recommendations of independent review
Auckland Mayor Wayne Brown said he accepts the findings of the independent review into the response to the Auckland Anniversary floods, and will work to ensure the panel’s recommendations are implemented.
Mayor announces next step in the Big Auckland Fix-Up
Auckland Mayor Wayne Brown today announced a comprehensive emergency recovery plan which will help rebuild the region and better prepare Aucklanders for future weather events.
Auckland Mayor unpacks proposed arts and culture funding cuts
Auckland Mayor Wayne Brown said a better integrated and sustainable approach to funding arts and culture is needed for New Zealand’s largest and most diverse region.