Overview & decisions
On 11 March 2010 the Local Government Commission released its final decisions on the boundaries and representation arrangements for the new Auckland Council.
The Local Government (Tamaki Makaurau Reorganisation) Act 2009 established a single authority for the Auckland Region - the Auckland Council - elected in October 2010. The Auckland Council took over from the former local authorities in the Auckland Region.
The Local Government (Auckland Council) Act 2009 set out details on the structure, functions, duties and powers of the Auckland Council. It also required the Local Government Commission to determine the representation arrangements for the council and local boards. These boards share decision-making with the Auckland Council.
Some of the things the Act provided for were -
The Act required the Local Government Commission to determine -
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