Mayor of Auckland

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Mayor 17 Aug 2023

Mayor and Councillors agree to propose legislation to take back control of Auckland’s transport system for Auckland

The Governing Body voted to accept the Mayor’s recommendation that the council support legislation to fix the governance of Auckland’s transport system, including by taking the initiative to promote a local bill with a ready-made solution.

Mayor 17 Aug 2023

Auckland Mayor pleased Government is listening on transport

Auckland Mayor Wayne Brown is pleased that the draft Government Policy Statement on Transport, released today, shows the Government is listening and responding to Auckland's priorities for transport.

Mayor 3 Aug 2023

Mayor and Council considering options to return parts of Port land to public

Mayor Wayne Brown and Council’s Governing Body met again this week to consider credible options for the release of parts of the Port footprint back to Council so that it can be developed for the enjoyment of all Aucklanders and provide better acce...

Mayor 1 Aug 2023

Update from the Mayor on Category 3 Buyout negotiations

Auckland Mayor Wayne Brown says negotiations for a cost sharing agreement for voluntary buying outs of high-risk (Category 3) residential properties in the region are progressing, and he is optimistic the two parties will reach a resolution soon.

Finance 28 Jul 2023

Auckland Council announces more rates relief for uninhabitable storm-damaged properties

Auckland Council’s Governing Body has approved rates relief for the 2023/2024 and 2024/2025 rating years for Tāmaki Makaurau properties that are uninhabitable due to storm events and severe weather events in the first half of 2023.

Mayor 27 Jul 2023

Mayor announces next step in Making Space for Water

Auckland Mayor Wayne Brown has announced further progress on Auckland Council’s plans to make the region more resilient to flooding, but noted this effort will be expensive and more work is required to ensure that costs are spread fairly and are a...

Council news 25 Jul 2023

Mayor welcomes new City Centre Advisory Panel

Auckland Mayor Wayne Brown expects the newly formed City Centre Advisory Panel to hit the ground running when it meets for the first time today.

Mayor 20 Jul 2023

FIFA Fan Festival™ in Auckland will not open today

Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei, the Office of the Mayor and Auckland Council have decided together, and out of deep respect for those who lost their lives and those affected in downtown Auckland today, to cancel festivities located at the nearby Queens Wharf...