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People of Midtown
Development 30 Aug 2022

People of midtown: artist Graham Tipene

Graham Tipene’s artwork can be found across Tāmaki Makaurau.

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.

City Centre Waterfront 19 Jul 2022

Leafy laneway, the new southern gateway to Federal Street

The Mayoral Drive end of Federal Street is now a tree-lined, pedestrian-scale, community-focused shared space. 

City Centre Waterfront 6 Jul 2022

Viaduct Events Centre to reopen in 2023

One of Auckland’s premier waterfront venues is set to reopen for business and events in early 2023, with confirmation today that Emirates Team New Zealand is to relocate its base within Wynyard Quarter.

City Centre Waterfront 23 Jun 2022

New Zealand’s first ‘Essential Vehicle Area’ coming to Queen Street

The way people move through Queen Street is set to change with the introduction of a new 'Essential Vehicle Area' zone

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. 

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 12 May 2022

City centre beats the blues with City of Colour

Polished and ready to welcome returning Aucklanders, City of Colour brings more than 50 light and art installations to the city centre from 6 to 22 May.

Development 17 Mar 2022

12 Auckland Council projects make the shortlist in nationwide landscape architecture awards

The shortlist for the 2022 New Zealand Institute of Landscape Architects Awards includes twelve projects delivered by the Auckland Council group - Auckland Transport, Eke Panuku and Auckland Council.

City Centre Waterfront 8 Mar 2022

The plan for the next stage of Wynyard Quarter

The vision for the next step in Wynyard Quarter’s transformation is here, and its name is Te Ara Tukutuku.

City Centre Waterfront 9 Feb 2022

Calling all designers for the next stage of Wynyard Quarter’s transformation

Over the past 15 years, Aucklanders have experienced the transformation of their inner-city waterfront.

City Centre Waterfront 21 Jan 2022

Vector Lights presents: Whale Tales in Lights

Engaging light show brings Whale Tales to life on Auckland’s Harbour Bridge.

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 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.