Local boards still working for Auckland during lockdown

Auckland Council’s 21 local boards have shifted their work online, making essential business and community support a priority over the coming weeks. Some of March’s...

Keep away from public amenities during lockdown

Even if you can’t see a closed sign at a playground or equipment in the park, the fact that Covid-19 can live on a...

Auckland Council endorses Mayor’s Emergency Budget proposal

Auckland Council’s Finance and Performance Committee today voted to endorse Mayor Phil Goff’s proposal for the Emergency Budget 2020/2021, which responds to the $750...

Botany rapid transit busway project still on track

Work is continuing into the feasibility of a $1.8 billion rapid transit public transport connection between Botany and Auckland Airport via Manukau. The business case...

Council takes cautious approach to water restrictions

Auckland Council has resolved to maintain residential water restrictions for the time being and, from October 12, to slightly adjust restrictions on outdoor water...

Public reserves on the chopping block

The fight to stop a number of public reserves in east Auckland from being sold has failed. The Howick Local Board voted at its August...

Environment Court imposes big penalty on Formosa

Auckland Council has filed six charges under the Resource Management Act against Formosa (NZ) Limited, with the company pleading guilty to all counts. In a...

Board divided over asset sales

Members of the Howick Local Board were divided over a plan to raise money by selling a number of Auckland Council-owned properties in east...

Weeding at Mangemangeroa Valley Reserve gets underway

Now that spring has arrived, so have the longer hours of day which indicate to plants, but particularly weeds, that it is now time...

Emergency budget: Goff says rates set to rise

Mayor Phil Goff says the emergency budget is the most difficult annual budget ever faced by councillors. Key recommendations in his proposal are summarised below...

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