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Measuring the Māori economy

By   /  May 23, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Measuring the Māori economy

Source: Auckland Council Estimates vary on the size of the Māori economy, but most agree that the contribution is vast – and rising quickly. Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment figures released in 2018 estimate Māori enterprise is worth nearly $40 billion, and growing faster than the overall economy. According to the TDB Iwi Investment […]

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Business, investment and civic leaders share opportunities at Tripartite 2019

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, ATEED, Auckland, Auckland City, Auckland Council, Auckland Tourism, Auckland Tourism Events Economic Development, Events Economic Development, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Business, investment and civic leaders share opportunities at Tripartite 2019

Source: Auckland Tourism, Events & Economic Development (ATEED) More than 100 international delegates and 260 Auckland companies have attended Tripartite 2019 this week, bringing business, investment and civic leaders together to exchange ideas and opportunities. The event took place on Monday and Tuesday, scheduled to coincide with Techweek19, to put the international spotlight on Auckland’s […]

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The link between safer streets and healthy kids

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on The link between safer streets and healthy kids

Source: Auckland Council Professor Erica Hinckson is the Head of School of Sport and Recreation at the Faculty of Health and Environmental Sciences at AUT University.  She tells OurAuckland about the importance of kids staying active and healthy, and the role that transport can play. For many of us, our daily commute to and from […]

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Mayor AHB

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Mayor AHB

Source: Auckland Council Auckland Mayor Phil Goff has welcomed confirmation by the New Zealand Transport Agency that construction of the walk and cycle path across the Auckland Harbour Bridge will start next year. “Being able to walk and bike between the North Shore and the city centre for the first time will be exciting and […]

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NZTA releases plans for Auckland Harbour Bridge shared path

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on NZTA releases plans for Auckland Harbour Bridge shared path

Source: Auckland Council The NZ Transport Agency has released plans for its preferred option for a shared path over the Auckland Harbour Bridge which will transform walking and cycling not only across the harbour, but throughout Auckland. The transport agency says its preferred design for the Auckland Harbour Bridge Shared Path will provide a five-metre-wide […]

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New operator confirmed for Takapuna Beach Holiday Park

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on New operator confirmed for Takapuna Beach Holiday Park

Source: Auckland Council Takapuna Beach Holiday Park has a new operator following the selection of a preferred operator by Panuku Development Auckland and approval of that selection yesterday by Devonport-Takapuna Local Board. As part of new lease arrangements, the holiday park will receive significant investment from its new operators to modernise facilities to improve user […]

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New waste and resource recovery services support community to rethink waste

By   /  May 21, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on New waste and resource recovery services support community to rethink waste

Source: Auckland Council New transitional waste and resource recovery services are on the way for the transfer station sites currently operating at Lawrie Road, Snell’s Beach and Rustybrook Road, Wellsford.  Locals can look forward to these services coming on stream from mid-July 2019. A change to existing transfer station services is required so that critical […]

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Go with Tourism Expo – touch, smell, taste and bungy

By   /  May 21, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, ATEED, Auckland, Auckland City, Auckland Council, Auckland Tourism, Auckland Tourism Events Economic Development, Events Economic Development, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Go with Tourism Expo – touch, smell, taste and bungy

Source: Auckland Tourism, Events & Economic Development (ATEED) Go with Tourism is partnering with NZ Careers Expo to deliver its very own tourism careers expo. This week, from 23-25 May, thousands of young people will converge on the ASB Showgrounds in Auckland for the NZ Careers Expo. In addition to the traditional exhibitions, visitors will […]

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Environmental rate empowers communities

By   /  May 21, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Environmental rate empowers communities

Source: Auckland Council This year, Auckland communities have been increasing conservation efforts thanks to the new Natural Environment Targeted Rate (NETR). Money from NETR funded a pilot grant supporting conservation action in communities, particularly for recent or expanding groups. Applications for the grant came from every grassy, wooded corner of the city: from established trusts […]

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Council goes circular on construction waste

By   /  May 21, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Council goes circular on construction waste

Source: Auckland Council The Auckland region is in the midst of a major building boom. Whilst this is good news for new homebuyers, it generates a lot of waste that usually ends up being sent to landfill. Construction and demolition waste currently accounts for 50 per cent of Auckland’s total waste stream. Auckland Council estimates […]

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Good Citizens of Waitematā recognised

By   /  May 20, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Good Citizens of Waitematā recognised

Source: Auckland Council More than 100 people attended an awards ceremony for the recipients of the Waitematā Local Board Good Citizens’ Awards 2019 at Auckland Town Hall in May.  Youth, individuals and groups from the local board area received awards, with special awards given for long service to the community. The event also featured performances […]

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Mt Albert road-safety upgrades welcomed

By   /  May 20, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Mt Albert road-safety upgrades welcomed

Source: Auckland Council Several roads in Mt Albert have been upgraded to improve safety for residents. The new safety features—which have been installed around Carrington Road, St Lukes Road and the railway area—include speed humps and tables, kerb build-outs, and a roundabout. All entrances from the surrounding arterial roads have also been marked with large, […]

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Football gets a leg up in Three Kings

By   /  May 20, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Football gets a leg up in Three Kings

Source: Auckland Council The Environment and Community Committee has signed-off $992,000 to the Three Kings United Football Club for the development of a new clubhouse at Keith Hay Park. Three Kings United is one of the largest football clubs in New Zealand with membership exceeding 2400 registered players, of which over 1900 are under 18 […]

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Albert-Eden Business Awards 2019

By   /  May 20, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Albert-Eden Business Awards 2019

Source: Auckland Council Voting has closed for the 2019 Albert-Eden Business Awards. A total of 440 nominations were received for 210 businesses. The winners will be announced at a glittering gala ceremony at Eden Park on 4 June.  “This year’s shortlist shows once again the extraordinary range and quality of businesses in our area,” says […]

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Techweek19

By   /  May 20, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Techweek19

Source: Auckland Council Being from a small country means we dream big – and teaming up helps us achieve the extraordinary. Techweek is New Zealand’s annual festival of innovation, amplifying ideas that are good for the world. Techweek19 will see hundreds of events held across the country, showcasing everything from the latest in healthcare and […]

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Auckland Conversations – Shared Prosperity

By   /  May 20, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Auckland Conversations – Shared Prosperity

Source: Auckland Council When Auckland Conversations – Shared Prosperity 2019-05-21 17:00:00 2019-05-21 19:00:00 Pacific/Auckland Shed 10, Queens Wharf, 89 Quay Street, Auckland, 1010 Auckland Conversations – Shared Prosperity: Tue 21 May 2019 17:00 PM, Bookings: conversations.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/events/shared-prosperity-taking-advantage-aucklands-economic-growth, Register to attend, https://ourauckland.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/articles/events/2019/05/auckland-conversations-shared-prosperity/ Economic growth can often be accompanied by disparity, economic and social marginalisation. How do we […]

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Local Board’s Diversity Forum aims to create social harmony

By   /  May 17, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Local Board’s Diversity Forum aims to create social harmony

Source: Auckland Council Continuing its endeavours and commitment to celebrate its diverse communities, Ōtara-Papatoetoe Local Board recently held the third annual Diversity Forum. The objective of the Diversity Forum is to provide a platform for ethnic communities in the local board area to come together and celebrate their unique cultures and heritage. For this year’s […]

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Strong support for a national focus on sustainable tourism growth

By   /  May 16, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, ATEED, Auckland, Auckland City, Auckland Council, Auckland Tourism, Auckland Tourism Events Economic Development, Events Economic Development, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Strong support for a national focus on sustainable tourism growth

Source: Auckland Tourism, Events & Economic Development (ATEED) Today’s announcement of a new government tourism strategy focused on sustainable growth has been welcomed by Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED), the Auckland Council agency responsible for managing the region as a destination. ATEED Chief Executive Nick Hill was part of a panel discussion about […]

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Council staff get behind Pink Shirt Day

By   /  May 16, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Council staff get behind Pink Shirt Day

Source: Auckland Council Kōrero mai, kōrero atu, mauri tū, mauri ora – speak up, stand together, stop bullying – that’s the message being supported by Auckland Council this Pink Shirt Day. Taking place on Friday 17 May, and led by the Mental Health Foundation, Pink Shirt Day is about people working together to stop bullying by celebrating […]

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Workshops to prevent pests in Great Barrier’s waters

By   /  May 16, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Workshops to prevent pests in Great Barrier’s waters

Source: Auckland Council New workshops on Great Barrier will help the community stop the spread of marine pests and maintain the integrity of the marine environment. The marine biosecurity team is working to prevent the introduction and spread of marine pests around Aotea, and there is a lot that boaties and others can do to […]

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