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COVID-19 Alert Level 3

At Alert Level 3: Step 1 you can travel throughout Auckland for exercise and recreation outdoors. Our early childhood centres are open for enrolled children only.

Customer-facing facilities like leisure centres, community venues, customer service centres and libraries will remain closed until further notice. Essential services will continue.

Wear a face covering, use the NZ COVID Tracer app, maintain a 2m physical distance, wash your hands, and stay home if you are sick.

For the information about council services and closures, visit the COVID-19 section

To learn more about Auckland Council's response to COVID-19, visit OurAuckland


Water restrictions in Auckland - Water restrictions are in effect across the Auckland region. Learn more

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Speak at a council meeting

You are welcome to attend most Auckland Council governing body and committee meetings. If there is any public-excluded business items on the agenda, we will ask you to leave the meeting at that stage.

Speak at meetings

Up to 30 minutes near the start of each meeting are set aside to hearing from the public.

Request to speak at a meeting

If you want to speak at a public meeting, you need to contact the Governance Advisor at least one full working day before the meeting.

Contact details for the Governance Advisor will be in the meeting agenda.

Remember to include the subject matter in your request to speak.

How long you can speak

When speaking at a meeting, you may speak for up to five minutes.

This time may be extended by resolution of the meeting.

What you cannot speak about in a meeting

There are some things you cannot speak about at meetings:

  • A matter that has already been considered and determined
  • A matter which is going through a separate public hearing process
  • Items dealt through a quasi-judicial process
  • Issues outside the functions of Auckland Council.

Schedule of meetings

See the schedule of meetings and meeting times for:

Archived agendas and minutes

To get a copy of archived agendas or minutes, email the records team.