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Visit your local Community Recycling Centre this weekend

By   /  October 19, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, DJF, KB, KB, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Visit your local Community Recycling Centre this weekend

Source: Auckland Council It’s recycling week, and to celebrate we’re doing more than just looking at what goes in our recycling bins. What do you do with furniture left over from your big spring clean? And how about items that can’t go in your kerbside recycling? Chances are you can drop off items like that […]

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Targeted rates off to a successful start

By   /  October 19, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, DJF, KB, KB, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Targeted rates off to a successful start

Source: Auckland Council As part of the Auckland Council’s 10-year-Budget, Aucklanders prioritised spending to protect our natural environment and improve water quality across the region. The council has ring-fenced $452 million raised through a water quality targeted rate for projects that will ensure cleaner beaches, streams and harbours. The $311 million natural environment targeted rate […]

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Council releases discussion document on cultural heritage sector

By   /  October 19, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, DJF, KB, KB, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Council releases discussion document on cultural heritage sector

Source: Auckland Council Auckland Council today released a discussion document which looks at its $61 million investment in five major arts and culture heritage institutions across the city. An independent review of the cultural heritage sector carried out by Stafford Strategy examines funding and governance arrangements for the five major cultural heritage institutions that are […]

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Auckland Council working with developers to pay for Auckland’s growth

By   /  October 19, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, DJF, KB, KB, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Auckland Council working with developers to pay for Auckland’s growth

Source: Auckland Council Auckland is growing quickly. Our population is expected to reach around two million by 2028 and 313,000 more houses and workplaces will be needed by 2050. With growth moving at this pace, it’s critical that infrastructure keeps up with the demands of new developments. Deputy Mayor Bill Cashmore says development contributions are a […]

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Howick service to mark 100th anniversary of Armistice Day

By   /  October 19, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, DJF, KB, KB, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Howick service to mark 100th anniversary of Armistice Day

Source: Auckland Council A commemorative service is being held on Howick’s Stockade Hill to mark the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day. Howick Local Board is partnering with the Howick Returned Services Association (RSA) for the special 11 November event. “It’s important to remember and commemorate but we also want to celebrate an event that marked […]

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Stay safe around fireworks

By   /  October 19, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, DJF, KB, KB, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Stay safe around fireworks

Source: Auckland Council If you’re celebrating Guy Fawkes this year, remember to find a public display or keep fireworks in your backyard – don’t let off fireworks in public places such as parks or beaches, where the activity is banned. Fireworks can still be let off on private property, but they are banned in public […]

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Protect kauri this weekend

By   /  October 19, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, DJF, KB, KB, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Protect kauri this weekend

Source: Auckland Council Labour Weekend means more Aucklanders emerging from winter hibernation to enjoy the beautiful parks and open spaces that the region has to offer. Councillor Alf Filipaina encourages people to explore the region but to keep kauri protection top of mind this weekend, as we head into the summer season. “Kauri dieback disease […]

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Smoking is off the menu

By   /  October 19, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, DJF, KB, KB, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Smoking is off the menu

Source: Auckland Council Smoking is disappearing from outdoor areas of restaurants, cafes and bars across Auckland as more than 800 outdoor dining licences are being renewed with a proviso to be smokefree. The move is part of Auckland Council’s Smokefree policy and will apply to all hospitality venues that use council-licensed areas for al fresco […]

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Update: Whenuapai PFAS tests completed

By   /  October 18, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, DJF, KB, KB, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Update: Whenuapai PFAS tests completed

Source: Auckland Council Test results provided to Auckland Council by the New Zealand Defence Force show that PFAS compounds have been detected in some areas surrounding the Whenuapai Air Base. Between 26 July and 30 August 2018, the Defence Force tested ground water (bores) and surface water on 12 properties neighbouring Whenuapai Air Base and […]

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Council adopts Representation Review proposals

By   /  October 18, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, DJF, KB, KB, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Council adopts Representation Review proposals

Source: Auckland Council On 18 October, Auckland Council adopted its final proposal for a review of representation arrangements, which details changes to electoral boundaries, for the 2019 local government elections. The representation review is required by legislation to ensure community interests are fairly represented on the council. This means that councillors in each ward should […]

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Enjoy Onehunga Bay Reserve this spring

By   /  October 18, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, DJF, KB, KB, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Enjoy Onehunga Bay Reserve this spring

Source: Auckland Council Tweet this quote Share Share this Walking around Onehunga Bay Reserve has just become even more enjoyable. Walking around Onehunga Bay Reserve has just become even more enjoyable, as works to improve and upgrade the circuit pathway have been completed. Locals and visitors are fast making the most of the path improvements […]

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Onehunga Wharf Update

By   /  October 18, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, DJF, KB, KB, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Onehunga Wharf Update

Source: Auckland Council Onehunga Warf is now officially under the ownership of Auckland Council’s development agency, Panuku Development Auckland, after it was purchased from Ports of Auckland earlier this year. “Onehunga was one of the first areas established by Māori and European settlers, due to its lush environment and natural harbours,” says Maungakiekie-Tāmaki Councillor Josephine […]

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$1.8 million fund approved for parks in Henderson-Massey

By   /  October 18, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, DJF, KB, KB, Local Government  /  Comments Off on $1.8 million fund approved for parks in Henderson-Massey

Source: Auckland Council Henderson-Massey Local Board has approved $1.8 million of funding to improve and maintain 10 parks in the board area. The funding has come from the New Zealand Transport Agency as part of the agreement for the development of the Waterview connection project and is sourced from several areas, including occupation fees and […]

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Have your say on Auckland War Memorial Museum’s Draft Annual Plan

By   /  October 18, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, DJF, KB, KB, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Have your say on Auckland War Memorial Museum’s Draft Annual Plan

Source: Auckland Council “The Museum’s Draft Annual Plan describes how we plan to deliver world-class experiences for Aucklanders and visitors to the city over the financial year from 1 July 2019 – 31 June 2020,” says Auckland Museum Chief Executive David Gaimster. “We want to know what’s important to Aucklanders about the work we do […]

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Protecting Aucklands heritage trees

By   /  October 18, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, DJF, KB, KB, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Protecting Aucklands heritage trees

Source: Auckland Council Heritage arborists West Fynn and Nick Stott help to keep Tāmaki Makaurau’s protected trees safe. The tree doctors give advice to property owners on pruning and working around trees, advise the resource consents team on planning applications that could adversely affect heritage trees, and urge developers and builders to ‘check before they chop.’  We […]

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Mission Bay Café a winner at Ōrākei awards

By   /  October 17, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, DJF, KB, KB, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Mission Bay Café a winner at Ōrākei awards

Source: Auckland Council Congratulations to Mission Bay Café, who took out the Supreme Award at the first ever Ōrākei Local Board Business Awards, held last night at the Ellerslie Event Centre. The public cast an impressive 6325 votes, helping secure their favourite local businesses a winning spot in the six main categories. “Ōrākei Local Board […]

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The Brontë Sisters in Auckland

By   /  October 17, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, DJF, KB, KB, Local Government  /  Comments Off on The Brontë Sisters in Auckland

Source: Auckland Council Auckland is a long way from the wild moors of Yorkshire where Charlotte, Emily and Anne Brontë lived and wrote, but their first published work is part of the Heritage Collections at Auckland Libraries. Poems. Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, 7-C1940  Currently, on display at Tāmaki Pātaka Kōrero – Central […]

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Auckland the place to be next winter

By   /  October 17, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, ATEED, Auckland, Auckland City, Auckland Council, Auckland Tourism, Auckland Tourism Events Economic Development, DJF, Events Economic Development, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Auckland the place to be next winter

Source: Auckland Tourism, Events & Economic Development (ATEED) Transforming Auckland into a captivating destination during winter months A plan is underway to make Auckland an unmissable winter destination, to bring more visitors to the region in quieter months when spare capacity exists. Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED) is working with event, tourism, hospitality […]

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Visionary concept for $2.5million Ōpanuku Link approved

By   /  October 17, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, DJF, KB, KB, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Visionary concept for $2.5million Ōpanuku Link approved

Source: Auckland Council A visionary concept for the future of the Ōpanuku Link in Henderson has been given the green light, with $2.5 million of funding allocated to the project. The Henderson-Massey Local Board agreed to approve the design of the overall Ōpanuku Link project, made up of enhancements to the Ōpanuku Reserve, a new […]

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Auckland Transport what’s the plan

By   /  October 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, DJF, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Auckland Transport what’s the plan

Source: Auckland Council Watch this video to find out about Auckland Transport’s plans for the next 10 years, including what we’re doing and how we’re paying for it.It’s all about preparing Auckland for growth and making Auckland a better place to live. MIL OSI

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