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Media Release – Nominations open for 2019 Ōtara Sports Awards

  • Posted on: 09, 03, 2019
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Nominations open for 2019 Ōtara Sports Awards • 14 categories including Sportsman of the year, Sportswoman of the year, Team of the year, a Supreme Award and the induction of new recipients to the Hall of Fame category. • Ōtara Sports Awards launch new website – otarasportsawards.co.nz – nominations for the 2019 sports awards can now be […]

MEDIA RELEASE – 74,000 new native plants for Auckland’s maunga

  • Posted on: 08, 20, 2019
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74,000 new native plants for Auckland’s maunga Over 74,000 new native trees and shrubs will be planted on the Tūpuna Maunga (volcanic cones) of Tāmaki Makaurau / Auckland by 2021. Over 19,000 of these have already been planted over the last twelve months. Native trees and shrubs planned by 2021 include: Ōhuiarangi / Pigeon Mountain […]

Media statement: Disgraceful plan to bulldoze Liston Village closer to being overturned

  • Posted on: 08, 18, 2019
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Disgraceful plan to bulldoze Liston Village Seniors Social Housing one step closer to being overturned “The disgraceful C&R-led plan to bulldoze Seniors social housing at Liston Village in Hillsborough is one step closer to being overturned”, says Julie Fairey after the Roskill Community Voice majority on the  Puketāpapa  Local Board voted last night to confirm its view […]

Update your preferences to receive 2019 Entrust Dividend

  • Posted on: 07, 02, 2019
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Update your preferences to receive 2019 Entrust  Dividend Important information for dividend recipients – two easy steps Auckland, 28 June 2019 – In the next few weeks more than 333,000 Aucklanders get to choose how they’ll receive their annual Entrust dividend, which will be paid in late September. Documents are arriving soon, by post. Every […]

Media release: $2.75 billion of capital investment for Auckland

  • Posted on: 06, 25, 2019
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Media release A record $2.75 billion of capital investment for Auckland Auckland Council’s Annual Budget for 2019/2020 was formally adopted on 20 June 2019. Investment on projects include major regional initiatives such as the City Rail Link, delivery of our water quality and natural environment targeted rate programmes, through to local initiatives such as new […]

Media release: Auckland Monthly Housing Update for June

  • Posted on: 06, 20, 2019
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Media release Auckland Monthly Housing Update for June Auckland Council’s Research and Evaluation Unit (RIMU) has released its Monthly Housing Update for June, bringing together the latest significant Auckland housing-related statistics. Key findings: 1043 new dwellings received building consents in April. In the year ending April 2019, 13754 new dwellings were granted building consents in […]

Media release: Sale of Auckland Council offices goes unconditional

  • Posted on: 06, 20, 2019
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Media release Sale of Auckland Council’s Graham Street offices goes unconditional On 29 April 2019, Auckland Council entered into a conditional agreement with Asset Plus Ltd for the sale of the council’s offices at 35 Graham Street, subject to approval by Asset Plus shareholders at their meeting in June. On 17 June 2019 the sale, […]

Media release: Auckland Council declares climate emergency

  • Posted on: 06, 11, 2019
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Auckland Council declares climate emergency “By unanimously voting to declare a climate emergency we are signalling the council’s intention to put climate change at the front and centre of our decision making,” Mayor Phil Goff.  Today, Auckland Council’s Environment and Community Committee voted to join a growing community of cities around the world who have […]

Media release: Hauraki Gulf Forum votes to increase marine park protection

Media release Hauraki Gulf Forum votes to increase marine park protection The Hauraki Gulf Forum, the statutory body tasked with progressing integrated management of the Hauraki Gulf Marine Park, today recommended two significant goals for the important and much-loved marine park. Consistent with the Forum’s strategic issues, the Forum voted to recommend two aspirational long-term […]

Media release: Council agrees to $5 million in sports funding

Media release Netball, table tennis, hockey and BMX among sports to receive $5m council funding Auckland Council has agreed to $5 million in funding for eight sports organisations across Auckland in the first funding round from its new Sports and Recreation Fund. The $120 million Sports and Recreation Facilities Fund introduced last year as part […]