TL;DR news on Auckland Council at December 19, 2022

The Council did build several new Large Bus Shelters at different Bus Stops....But then again, Councils have different priorities..these days.. I'm assuming new builds will be exempt? The Auckland subdivision process is a bit convoluted though, which could put first time "mum & dad" developers off. Auckland Council governance director Phil Wilson, who handled the investigations into the manager, said the allegations "were mostly upheld". Speaking at a council meeting on Thursday, Goff said the new targets were needed to lock in the good work already done by Aucklanders. Demand for water is set to grow alongside Auckland's population. Image: Watercare To meet the new targets, Auckland Council and Watercare plan on installing smart water meters on all homes by 2034. Environment and climate committee chair Richard Hills says the new meters will let Aucklanders track their usage and change behaviour or make repairs if they need to. Another major problem has been the lack of clear communication between Council and Watercare. It's definitely worth fighting for." Threat to other species too That was echoed by Associate Professor Bruce Burns, from the School of Biological Sciences at the University of Auckland. Kim O'Neill, Auckland Council community facilities acting general manager, said most of the errant swings damaged car body work, but in one case a ball smashed into a windscreen. The Festival adds two new Auckland venues to the 2021 programme, reaching across the region with innovative and unique offerings. The Auckland programme is rounded out by a series of free workshops and the annual Dance on Screen curated selection of dance films. New Zealand born and raised, and the majority of the group hail from South Auckland, celebrating how music has always been an integral part of Pasifika culture. Auckland Mayor Phil Goff told the crowd that New Zealanders were not gathering today to glorify war, but to pay tribute to those who paid the ultimate sacrifice, including members of his own family. Auckland The dawn service will be held in front of the Auckland War Memorial Museum at the Auckland Domain. Heart of the City would like to see a fundamental change in how projects are planned, delivered and maintained so Aucklanders keep visiting and love spending time here. The land and buildings are now being marketed for sale through Bayleys Auckland Central by way of a tender closing on 20 May, unless it is sold earlier. The circuit, located on the fringe of Auckland and north of Hamilton,was added to the 2020 calendar due to an Auckland Council bylaw preventing racing from taking place at Pukekohe Park on ANZAC Day.