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Here are the Government’s plans for making Auckland greater.

The Royal Commission on Auckland Governance recommended bold change to fuel growth in Auckland’s economy, improve the health and vitality of its communities, and ensure that the amenities necessary to attract a talented workforce are in place.  The Government has agreed with the need for bold change to make Auckland the most exciting, vibrant metropolitan centre in Australasia.
What does this mean for you? Where do you live?

News & Discussion

Latest News

Keeping people informedGeneral news | 04/05/2009

The government has been working to make sure that the people of Auckland – and the rest of New Zealand – are able to find out about decisions as they happen, and know when there are opportunities to participate in the parliamentary process. ... read more

Government releases Cabinet papers on Auckland Governance decisionsGeneral news | 24/04/2009

The Minister of Local Government has directed the Department of Internal Affairs to post the Cabinet papers and minutes on the Government's decisions in response to the Royal Commission on Auckland Governance on its website. These papers are released consistent with the Official Information Act 1982. ... read more

Media Releases

Minister calls for public input into Auckland governanceMedia Release | 04/05/2009

Local Government Minister Rodney Hide is calling for New Zealanders to contribute their views on the future of Auckland governance through select committee hearings to be held in Auckland over the next few months. ... read more

Meeting with Auckland mayors presents a way forwardMedia Release | 16/04/2009

Local Government Minister Rodney Hide says his meeting with Auckland civic leaders today was very positive and has given a way forward. ... read more

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new Auckland Council.
Keep in TouchYou can get updates or read more about the Government’s decision by clicking on the links in the section below called Ways to keep in touch.
John Key From the Prime Minister: