Auckland's Future In Progress
It’s the coveted spot in New Zealand’s version of the Monopoly boardgame. It’s New Zealand’s premier street. It fires up the passion of Aucklanders. It’s a dynamic place. And the lower end of Queen Street is all shiny and new and ready for you to visit.
The first flourish of blazing red flowers is being noticed in Quay Street’s pōhutukawa, ushering in the first week of Auckland’s Alert Level 3, step 2.
Auckland Council and Eke Panuku are proud to release a video illustrating how far the city centre has come in its planned 20-year transformation. The video shows how the delivery of the City Centre Masterplan is proving to be much more than the sum of its parts.
Waters flowing beneath the city set to be illuminated in a contemporary placemaking design led by young Māori
While many of the natural waterways which once flowed through Auckland’s city centre have been lost from sight – channelled, piped and progressively covered over – a new Māori design kaupapa will see those urban waters remembered.
Downtown Auckland is now an expression of Tāmaki Makaurau
Auckland Council and Auckland Transport have unveiled their midtown programme, describing the area as: ‘a part of Auckland where our history, art and culture can be seen and heard.
Hear how private and public investment are both key players in the development of our city centre
Responding to Aucklanders’ feedback, Auckland Council will deliver the last three stages of the Wai Horotiu Queen Street Project in one cohesive design.
Auckland Council’s transformation of Takapuna’s main street is now entering its final stage of construction.
Aucklanders are invited to an exciting schedule of free events wrapped around NZ Fashion Week, which kicks off on 24 August.
Another much-anticipated detail has been installed at Te Wānanga in downtown Auckland, giving Aucklanders the chance to lie on the flax-like surface of Kōrimurimu, breathe in the sea air, look up to the sky and hear the movement of the tide below.
Richly meaningful design elements brought to Auckland's waterfront by talented mana whenua kaimahitoi (artists) sit alongside preserved pieces of our past, dating back more than a century. Together they create a ‘uniquely Tāmaki Makaurau’ space.
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.
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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.