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Community 30 Jun 2022

Crime-busting efforts praised

Papakura's CCTV is proving a powerful tool in the fight against crime.

Environment 23 Mar 2022

Māngere's swarming midge fly problem gone

The pesky midge fly population on the Māngere foreshore is at its lowest ever, thanks to the innovation of a Watercare environmental scientist determined to reduce chemicals in pest control.

Finance 24 Feb 2022

Council saves $12.8 million with technology innovation

Auckland Council has saved $12.8 million in IT costs by developing its own multi-cloud data centre platform, and there are more savings to come.

Development 2 Nov 2021

Wiri on the world stage

A project that brings iwi together with Auckland Council to regenerate the Puhinui area bordering Manurewa and Manukau has been recognised on the world stage.

Technology / Innovation 15 Jan 2021

Hays Creeks Dam returns

A long abandoned water treatment plant in the Hunua Ranges will soon be supplying millions of litres of water to Auckland's network, as Watercare returns the Hays Creek Dam to service.

Environment 30 Oct 2020

Whau River key research site for microplastics and contaminants

Two major long-term scientific studies have chosen the Whau River as a research site for work underway to help better understand the risk to our waterways posed by microplastics and contaminants.

Technology / Innovation 17 Aug 2020

Calling all zero waste innovators

Grants of up to $50,000 are available from Auckland Council for Aucklanders with innovative ideas on how to reduce waste.

Beaches 7 Aug 2020

Safeswim takes another international award

Global Water Intelligence today awarded Auckland Council’s Safeswim programme a coveted Global Water Award.