Auckland's Future In Progress
A majority of submitters have supported Auckland Council’s proposed approaches for changing the Auckland Unitary Plan.
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.
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.
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.
Keep an eye out for a pop-up celebration of some of Tāmaki Makaurau's live artists most weekends until mid-February
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 Council’s entry Creating Safer Streets - Emily Place has won a Waka Kotahi Agent for Change award, announced this week.
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.
Takapuna is welcoming visitors and Christmas shoppers to its freshly revitalised town centre following the completion of the Hurstmere Road transformation project.
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.
Inspiring the curious minds of tamariki in environmental endeavours.
The Mayoral Drive end of Federal Street is now a tree-lined, pedestrian-scale, community-focused shared space.
Parks and Playgrounds
Five of the best places in Auckland to recharge your mind and mental health with some peace and tranquility.
Conservation Week is on this week with the focus on taking action for nature. It is a national celebration that encourages people to get involved in nature and help to take care of it. Established in 1969, this is the 53rd year it has been run.
In just eight years’ time, transport systems across Auckland will look vastly different. Roads will be less congested, more residents will be biking, walking or using public transport, and our carbon emissions will no longer feature near the top of the OECD’s worst offender’s list.
An Auckland where we all have more choice in how we travel, and where we are collectively less vulnerable to global risks; is the vision outlined in the proposed Transport Emissions Reduction Pathway.
Auckland Light Rail is a step closer towards enlisting its team for the detailed planning and design of a new light rail line from the City Centre to Māngere.
New Zealand will mark the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II with a State Memorial Service and one-off public holiday Queen Elizabeth II Memorial Day on Monday 26 September.
Auckland Council’s Finance and Performance Committee has given the green light to divesting its equity share in the Own-your-own home scheme.
Tourism industry expert Graeme Stephens takes up board role.