Auckland council

There's widespread scepticism the port study will take just one year (Tinaz Karbhari)

Relocating Ports of Auckland to be considered in council study

Tue 12 May 5

Council staff propose 'stakeholders' make recommendations to the council from the study's findings.


Sally Lindsay and Chris Hutching talk about the latest Ports of Auckland news in Property Talk on NBR Radio and on demand on MyNBR Radio.

New council chamber a pipedream

No new council chamber in budget round

Mon 11 May 6

A secret plan to give Auckland councillors a new Albert St multi-million dollar chamber has been quickly quashed.

Cameron Brewer

Soaring rates rile Auckland councillors

Mon 11 May 6

“Too many bureaucratic programmes that make little or no real difference" - Cameron Brewer.

Transport Minister Simon Bridges

Bridges bashes Auckland Council's transport plan


On the heels of the council voting for a $114 transport levy, the transport minister names projects he would like to see axed in favour of more local roads.

Auckland Council housing project office director Ree Anderson

Auckland SHA consents rising

Wed 6 May

Despite a media frenzy over the slow progress of new house building in Auckland’s special housing areas, the wheels are turning rapidly.

Penny Hulse: "It’s imperative the government takes Auckland’s housing crisis seriously"

No infrastructure funding; no greenfield house building

Tue 5 May 6

Front up with infrastructure money or greenfield SHAs will be off the table, Nick Smith told. 


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