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Auckland's Future In Progress

14-24 year olds 2 Aug 2022

What will Pukekohe look like in the future?

Eke Panuku outlines plan for town

Auckland's Future In Progress 25 Jul 2022

Auckland’s waterfront lands multiple awards

Waterfront projects have won five awards this year, across multiple disciplines, and have been shortlisted for a further six.

Auckland's Future In Progress 10 Jun 2022

Auckland’s city centre reaches for the stars

As  Matariki rises above the horizon in the north-eastern skies of Tāmaki Makaurau, the whāriki / welcome mat at Te Komititanga will be laid out and Matariki ki te Manawa - Matariki at the heart – will begin. 

Auckland's Future In Progress 25 May 2022

Majority support for proposed approaches to Auckland Unitary Plan changes

A majority of submitters have supported Auckland Council’s proposed approaches for changing the Auckland Unitary Plan.

Arts 20 May 2022

120,000+ return to city centre on Fridays and Saturdays in May

Fridays and Saturdays in May saw the highest consistent numbers of people coming to the city centre - Karangahape Road to the waterfront - since before Auckland’s August 2021 lockdown.

Development 17 Feb 2022

The levers we use to help influence good design

In this Q&A, we ask Lisa Dunshea, Manager Urban Design at Auckland Council, to help us understand the uniqueness of that opportunity and the levers Auckland Council uses to influence good design outcomes for the city. 

Auckland's Future In Progress 10 Feb 2022

More tables along widened footpaths support hospitality this summer 

An outdoor dining grant scheme has to date supported more than 30 businesses to add new or enhance their outdoor dining spaces with new outdoor equipment - street furniture, shade umbrellas, outdoor heaters and planters.

Development 20 Dec 2021

Construction of Queen Street upgrade begins in January 2022

Construction will begin on 10 January 2022 on the last three stages of the Wai Horotiu Queen Street Project – from Shortland Street to Mayoral Drive.

Auckland's Future In Progress 14 Dec 2021

Pop-up music comes to our newest pocket park and eastern laneways

Keep an eye out for a pop-up celebration of some of Tāmaki Makaurau's live artists most weekends until mid-February

Auckland's Future In Progress 13 Dec 2021

Hone Tuwhare’s poem ‘The river is an island’ now etched into the fabric of the city he loved 

Scan a QR code on the side of two steel pourama (light columns) standing tall on the corner of Sale Street and Wellesley Street and hear a poem by celebrated New Zealand manu kōrero/poet Hone Tuwhare.

Auckland's Future In Progress 8 Dec 2021

Auckland Council wins Waka Kotahi award for creating a safer Emily Place

Auckland Council’s entry Creating Safer Streets - Emily Place has won a Waka Kotahi Agent for Change award, announced this week.

Auckland's Future In Progress 30 Nov 2021

Eke Panuku to lead coordination of city centre development programme

Eke Panuku has been appointed as the lead agency to coordinate the next phase of city centre development following endorsement from the Planning Committee today.

Plans / Projects 30 Nov 2021

Takapuna’s revitalized town centre complete and open for business

Takapuna is welcoming visitors and Christmas shoppers to its freshly revitalised town centre following the completion of the Hurstmere Road transformation project.

Auckland's Future In Progress 24 Nov 2021

Top 10 things to discover in our new downtown

Discover ten awe-inspiring things on Auckland’s waterfront. Some weren’t even here last summer, and some have been here for more than a century. Your walking shoes are calling.

Auckland's Future In Progress 24 Nov 2021

Top 10 delights to explore on our new Karangahape Road

Welcome to the place affectionately known as the wild child of Auckland’s city centre. Still edgy, diverse and authentic, Karangahape Road is now an uber-modern, smoothly functioning street.