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AUCKLAND CITY — Auckland Mayor Phil Goff welcomed this morning’s announcement by the government of a further $1.4 billion investment in Auckland’s housing infrastructure.
AUCKLAND CITY — Auckland’s first fully electric ferries will hit the water by 2024, thanks to $27 million of new funding from the government and $7 million from Auckland Transport, announced by Mayor Phil Goff and Minister of Energy and Resources Megan Woods this afternoon.
AUCKLAND CITY — Auckland Mayor Len Brown has announced a significant reduction in the cost of the City Rail Link (CRL) from $2.86 billion to less than $2.4 billion lowering the price of Auckland's number one transport infrastructure priority by about 20 per cent.
AUCKLAND CITY — Aucklanders will get a taste of Quay Street’s potential as a world-class waterfront boulevard this Saturday as it is closed off to traffic for the cycle-themed street carnival, ‘Ciclovia on Quay’.
AUCKLAND — Auckland Council has added Colin Maiden Park in St Johns to its parks network, ensuring this open space and sports field complex remains in public ownership and available to the people of Auckland forever.
AUCKLAND CITY — A new multi-purpose vessel was added to Auckland Council's Harbourmaster fleet after being christened by the Mayoress at the Marine Rescue Centre today.
AUCKLAND CITY — Researchers are elated to find the sparrow-sized New Zealand storm petrel, thought extinct until 2003, is breeding on Little Barrier Island Hauturu in the Hauraki Gulf Marine Park.
AUCKLAND CITY — A recent influx of abandoned cats and kittens at west Auckland’s animal shelter is being described as the start of the summer deluge.
AUCKLAND CITY — A study into the future transport needs of Auckland reveals a looming crisis as the city’s population growth exceeds the ability of the transport network to cope.
AUCKLAND — The latest audit of graffiti vandalism in Auckland shows levels of visible graffiti vandalism have dropped by one-third.
AUCKLAND — This summer’s Safeswim beach water quality monitoring is underway with more than 60 beaches in the region included in the programme.
AUCKLAND — Auckland Council is to investigate opportunities for innovative housing forms and sections sizes to enable the provision of more affordable homes in a pilot programme at Hobsonville Point.
AUCKLAND CITY — Business confidence among Auckland firms is at its lowest point in 12 months, according to the latest figures from Auckland Chamber of Commerce’s quarterly business confidence survey.
AUCKLAND — Hundreds of Aucklanders have embraced the more inclusive community engagement approach council is undertaking for the Auckland Unitary Plan.
AUCKLAND CITY — The Mayor has welcomed the appointment of Tiwana Tibble to the board of Auckland Council Property Limited (ACPL) and Diana Puketapu to Auckland Council Investments Limited (ACIL).
AUCKLAND CITY — Confirmation that Auckland’s quest to be a world leader in urban design is on track came last night when two local projects took top honours at the national industry awards.
AUCKLAND CITY — A case of illegal dumping brought by Auckland Council has resulted in the highest Resource Management Act fine ever for a council prosecution.
Below is a letter to all the Mayors and CEOs of local and regional authorities in New Zealand from Local Board Chairs of Otara-Papatoetoe, Mangere-Otahuhu and Manurewa regarding the Auckland Council Street Prostitution Bill.
AUCKLAND — The second annual Auckland Scorecard has revealed Auckland is making further progress towards becoming the world’s most liveable city.
AUCKLAND CITY — The Great Ape Race – a mini ‘amazing race’ around Auckland Zoo to raise funds to help conserve orangutan in the wild, takes place on Thursday 15 November (6pm-9pm) as part of Orangutan Caring Week celebrations.
AUCKLAND CITY — Auckland’s buoyant housing market demonstrates that the region is an attractive place to live and work for both New Zealanders and migrants.
AUCKLAND CITY — Lower average rate increases for Aucklanders are a step closer after a meeting of Auckland Council's Strategy and Finance Committee today.
Superstorm Sandy is a reminder that a large-scale natural disaster can strike at anytime, anywhere.
AUCKLAND — Auckland Council is calling on pet owners to make their pets’ safety a priority during the fireworks season.
Rates in Auckland will go up by an average of 2.9 per cent if the Mayoral proposal for the 2013/14 Annual Plan is adopted.
AUCKLAND CITY — Shared spaces in Auckland’s city centre are taking off with real benefits for the public and business alike.
Auckland Council's next rates increase will be the lowest yet if the Mayoral Proposal for the council's Annual Plan - its budget for the coming year - is adopted.
AUCKLAND CITY — Auckland Council is starting work this weekend on replacing the footbridge linking Tamaki Drive to Point Resolution and the Parnell Baths.
AUCKLAND CITY — Aucklanders will have a chance to discuss the planning rules that will shape the city, as a two-week online forum gets underway next week.
AUCKLAND CITY — Legislative change that will greatly speed the implementation of the Auckland Council Unitary Plan has been welcomed by Deputy Mayor Penny Hulse.
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