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Auckland's Future In Progress

Development 23 Nov 2021

Discover what’s new where Queen Street meets the sea

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.

Auckland's Future In Progress 11 Nov 2021

First flowers for Quay Street pōhutukawa since their dramatic journey home last winter

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.

Development 5 Nov 2021

VIDEO: optimism for Auckland’s city centre

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.

Auckland's Future In Progress 2 Nov 2021

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.

Auckland's Future In Progress 6 Oct 2021

Watch: Experience your new waterfront

Auckland’s waterfront has been transformed with new public spaces, more space for pedestrians and better public transport connections.

Auckland's Future In Progress 28 Sep 2021

Auckland Council lists $133million cluster of projects to regenerate midtown

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.

Auckland's Future In Progress 22 Sep 2021

Single, unified design revealed for Queen Street

Earlier this month Auckland Council announced that the last three stages of the Wai Horotiu Queen Street Project – from Customs Street to Mayoral Drive – would be delivered in one cohesive design.

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Auckland's Future In Progress 8 Sep 2021

Business leader pleased to see Auckland's downtown thrive

Hear how private and public investment are both key players in the development of our city centre

Transport 3 Sep 2021

A joined-up design proposed to complete Queen Street project

Responding to Aucklanders’ feedback, Auckland Council will deliver the last three stages of the Wai Horotiu Queen Street Project in one cohesive design.

Plans / Projects 13 Aug 2021

Hurstmere Road transformation enters last stage of construction

Auckland Council’s transformation of Takapuna’s main street is now entering its final stage of construction.

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Arts 11 Aug 2021

Fashion Week vibrancy spills into Auckland's streets and squares

Aucklanders are invited to an exciting schedule of free events wrapped around NZ Fashion Week, which kicks off on 24 August.

Development 22 Jul 2021

Kōrimurimu weaves art with technology, creating a world-first

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.

Development 8 Jul 2021

Uncovering the layers of Te Wānanga

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.

Auckland's Future In Progress 24 Jun 2021

Where do the children play?

Let the magic of your kids’ imaginations run wild with endless ways to play at Wynyard Quarter.