Local Awards Recognizing Young Leadership Talent On the back of South Auckland – The CONTINUED Rising Jewel in Auckland’s Crown #BetterAuckland today we have even more great news coming out of the South. … Continue reading Stars Shine Bright in Auckland’s Rising Jewel #BetterAuckland
Mayor wants Government to review rating system Currently the Local Government New Zealand Conference is being held in Rotorua. This conference is where Councils up and down New Zealand come … Continue reading Local Government New Zealand Conference: Taxes, Taxes and Look More Taxes
Tertiary Campus continues to build and add Mana to the Jewel of the Auckland – South Auckland In 2013 I wrote a post on how South Auckland was the rising … Continue reading South Auckland – The CONTINUED Rising Jewel in Auckland’s Crown #BetterAuckland
Options for paying for your Rates The following is available from Auckland Council as different payment options for your rates: Ratepayers encouraged to make the most of payment options Aucklanders … Continue reading Rates Repayment Options
Auckland Transport Hikes Daily Parking Caps
From Radio New Zealand:
Big hike in Auckland all day parking costs
The cost of all day parking at Auckland’s council-owned parking buildings is to rise by 40 percent, and some evening rates by 50 percent.
From next month it will cost $24 to park all day at the council’s three central city buildings at Downtown, the Civic and Victoria Street.
The city’s transport agency said the removal of an early-bird discount, last December, had failed to cut the number of commuters choosing to drive into the city and park all day.
It will also boost the evening flat rate in the Civic Car Park from $8 to $12, and by a smaller amount at the other two buildings.
Auckland Transport wants to free up more spaces for short term parking, and hourly short term charges remain unchanged.
And this from Melbourne before anyone asks:
Thoughts below although remember The Rules please.
All Electric on the back on continued growth in patronage Today not only marks the day Auckland is running her Electric Trains full time between Papakura and Swanson but also … Continue reading Mayor “Celebrates” New Era on Rail Network, Patronage up 22% #BetterAuckland
Diesels retired, Auckland network electrification – GO* *Apart from Papakura to Pukekohe Today marks a special day when Auckland finally got itself into the well 20th Century in that the … Continue reading #EMUAkl Starts Today!
Two Months of Poor Performance After the May omnishambles on the rail network (May 2015 Rail Performance. In the English Language we call this an Omnishambles!) you would hope things improve … Continue reading Rail Omnishambles Continued into June #AKLPols
Council have linked a copy for reading Earlier in the month I asked Auckland Council via a Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act request for the release of the … Continue reading Manukau City Centre Public Domain Manual
What has been recommended so far Several topics have had Interim Guidance notices issued by the Unitary Plan Hearings Panel. While the Guidance is not binding on the Council it … Continue reading Interim Guidance on the Unitary Plan So Far