Wednesday, 8 September 2010
More toxic slugs appearing across Eastern Bays beaches
Toxic sea slugs are being reported across Eastern Bays beaches from Okahu Bay to Kohimarama prompting Auckland City Council to erect more signs and caution beachgoers to supervise their children and pets.
Thursday, 5 August 2010
Band together for summer music event
Music in Parks is a celebration of Auckland and New Zealand music and has become an institution on our city's summer events calendar.
Friday, 14 May 2010
Eden Park Transport Plan critical to RWC 2011 success
Making public transport the easiest way to get to matches will be the key to moving fans to and from Eden Park during Rugby World Cup 2011 (RWC 2011).
Wednesday, 31 March 2010
Auckland top of every Rugby fan's list
Fans looking to secure tickets for Rugby World Cup 2011 matches in Auckland when they go on sale next month can rest assured the city will be ready to show them a great time.
Monday, 15 March 2010
Serious noise offenders getting the message
The number of persistent noise nuisance offenders in the city is down significantly, due to initiatives by Auckland City Council’s noise control service.
Tuesday, 9 March 2010
Festival of sailing in full swing
The Auckland Festival of Sailing has gotten off to a great start, with the Omega Auckland Match Racing Regatta proving to be fantastic spectacle featuring past, present and future yachting stars battling it out on the Waitemata.
Thursday, 4 March 2010
Movies and dancing take over Auckland's parks
Eighteen great concerts and movies are planned heading into March, the final month of this year’s Music in Parks season.
Monday, 16 March 2009
Central Connector update for the week starting 16 March 2009
Auckland City Council and its contractor Fulton Hogan are committed to providing you with ongoing updates on the Central Connector.
Thursday, 26 February 2009
Re: Road repairs and surfacing on Symonds Street from Sunday 22 February to Wednesday 4 March
Auckland City Council wishes to advise that road repair and surfacing works are scheduled for two sections of Symonds Street.
Thursday, 6 November 2008
Auckand graffiti vandals arrested
Eight of the city’s ten most destructive graffiti vandals have been arrested since July this year and are presently before the courts.
Friday, 30 May 2008
Improvements to Western Springs outer fields
Auckland City Council is planning to sand carpet the Western Springs outer sports fields to provide a better quality, year-round playing surface that can also be used for parking in summer.
Celebrate Maori new year with Matariki Festival 2008
Matariki is based on early traditions, and something special for all New Zealanders to share.
Thursday, 15 May 2008
Council helps to keep water prices affordable
As part of its commitment to keep water as affordable as possible, Auckland City Council has proposed to help keep any required increases in water prices to the level of council’s inflation over the next three years.
Wednesday, 14 May 2008
Last chance to have your say on draft annual plan
Residents and ratepayers across Auckland are reminded to send in their feedback on the Auckland City Council draft annual plan
before the submission period closes on Tuesday, 20 May.
Red light cameras are here
In a bid to reduce the number of crashes caused by vehicles running red lights, Auckland City Council and New Zealand Police have introduced red light cameras throughout Auckland's CBD.
Monday, 12 May 2008
Auckland City Council has allocated its Built Heritage Fund grants for 2007/2008.
The fund provides grants to help private building owners conserve, restore and protect Auckland's built heritage totalling $50,000 each year.
Saturday, 3 May 2008
$25,000 fine for breach of district plan tree rules
Auckland City Council has prosecuted a developer for ignoring district plan rules on generally protected trees, sediment control and earthworks.
Better beaches by summer
Auckland City Council is getting on with beach resanding projects
at Pt Chevalier, Hamilton, Sentinel and Herne Bay beaches, Taylors Bay and Blockhouse Bay Beach.
Dog Control bylaw ruled as reasonable and necessary
A High Court ruling made by Justice Stevens has found in favour of Auckland City Council in a case that debated whether the council'sdog control bylaw
is necessary and reasonable.
Thursday, 24 April 2008
Blue-lidded recycling bins rolling out across the city
People will be starting to notice the new blue-lidded recycling wheelie bins as Auckland City Council’s distribution continues.
Friday, 18 April 2008
Heritage Fund conservation grants announced for the Hauraki Gulf islands
Auckland City Council has allocated the Heritage Fund conservation grants
for the Hauraki Gulf islands for 2007/2008.
Funding support for school holiday programmes
Nineteen school holiday programme providers in Auckland city will receive funding from Auckland City Council's school holiday programme
Tuesday, 15 April 2008
Auckland's first five-star environmentally sustainable building is approved
The City Development Committee has approved the construction of a ventilated weather screen façade on the BNZ building at 80 Queen Street.
Wednesday, 9 April 2008
New councillor elected for Avondale/Roskill ward
Auckland City Council Electoral Officer, Dale Ofsoske, has declared John Lister the newly elected councillor for the Avondale/Roskill ward.
Further options for Maungawhau-Mt Eden
A revised option which aims to improve overall visitor experiences while protecting the integrity of the volcanic cone is being proposed as part of the Maungawhau-Mt Eden management plan.
Auckland looks to attract major events
Auckland City Council is taking a lead role in attracting events to Auckland, with a new fund approved by the Arts, Culture and Recreation Committee to enable the attraction and delivery of major international events.
Quicker bus travel a step closer
Quicker travel between the CBD and Newmarket is a step closer with construction of the Central Connector
starting on 8 April.
Frogtastic holiday fun at Auckland Zoo
Leap into the zoo these school holidays, 19 April to 4 May, for a frog-filled fun day out and support International Year of the Frog.
Great Barrier on show at Artstation
City dwellers have the opportunity to experience a slice of island life at Artstation's
latest exhibition, Tihei Mauri Ora - Te Motu o Aotea from 22 April to 3 May 2008.
Wednesday, 2 April 2008
Voting still open for Avondale/Roskill by-election
For electors in the Avondale/Roskill ward who may not have posted their voting documents back yet, it's not too late to vote.