Mayor of Auckland
The latest updates from the Office of the Mayor of Auckland.
Mayor extends state of emergency
Based on advice from civil-defence authorities, Auckland Mayor Wayne Brown has formally extended the local state of emergency for Auckland for seven days, but expects it will be lifted early.
Remarks by Auckland Mayor Wayne Brown
Mayor Wayne Brown at Sunnynook Community Centre, Auckland on 30 January 2023
Mayor announces help with the big Auckland clean up
Auckland Mayor Wayne Brown has announced three practical steps Auckland Council is taking to help Aucklanders with the big Auckland clean up.
Mayor focuses on preparation for tonight and recovery
Auckland Mayor Wayne Brown focussed today on ensuring Auckland is as well prepared as possible for any further heavy or torrential rain tonight, and on the recovery from Friday night’s unprecedented downpour.
Mayor ends year delivering big expectations
Auckland Mayor Wayne Brown wraps-up 2022, having delivered his mayoral proposal and letters of expectation for CCOs with the Governing Body’s overwhelming support, only 56 days into the job.
Mayor declares Auckland ‘a city with culture’
Auckland Mayor Wayne Brown has indicated that funding cuts are highly unlikely for those ‘arts and cultural events most highly valued by Aucklanders’.
Mayor comfortable with progress in first two months
Auckland Mayor Wayne Brown says he’s “comfortable” with progress in his first two months after approval of his 2023/24 budget proposal for consultation and endorsed proposed Letters of Expectation to CCOs and Ports of Auckland Ltd (POAL).
Work begins towards single comprehensive Auckland transport plan
Auckland Mayor Wayne Brown says Auckland Council’s Governing Body will begin work this week towards a single comprehensive plan to futureproof Auckland with one high-quality, joined-up transport system.