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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 this summer

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.

Auckland's Future In Progress 24 Nov 2021

Top 10 things to discover in our new downtown this summer

Summer wouldn’t be summer without ice cream melting all over the kids’ hands and faces. So, grab an ice cream and 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.

City Centre Waterfront 16 Nov 2021

Creating art through cleaning – a Christmas makeover coming to Nelson Street laneway

A new creative artwork will emerge in the Nelson Street laneway just in time for Christmas.

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.

Cultural 2 Nov 2021

Heritage shelter repurposed to promote te taiao

The Tāmaki Makaurau Mana Whenua Forum and Auckland Council are partnering together to give a Category B heritage shelter a new purpose through promoting te taiao (the natural environment) and providing environmental education.

Business Q&A
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.

City Centre Waterfront 2 Jul 2021

Auckland’s world-class waterfront opens

The completion of Auckland’s Downtown Programme marks the delivery of six key projects revitalising Quay Street and Galway Street, strengthening the sea wall and improving transport links in the city centre.

City Centre Waterfront 25 Jun 2021

World-class waterfront opens for Aucklanders on 2 July

On Friday 2 July the much-awaited Te Wānanga public space on the edge of a people-prioritised Quay Street will open for Aucklanders to experience, and on 5 July the six new ferry berths, named Te Ngau O Horotiu, located in the Ferry Basin will receive their first passengers.

City Centre Waterfront 24 Jun 2021

Next three stages of Queen Street improvements gather pace

A timeline for the next three stages of improvements to Queen Street, from Shortland Street to Mayoral Drive, was announced by Auckland Council and Auckland Transport today. The programme of improvements will be complete by the end of June 2022.

City Centre Waterfront 24 Jun 2021

Seeded mussel lines filter seawater from beneath Te Wānanga

Divers have attached 38 seeded mussel lines to the underside of Te Wānanga, the new public space which reaches out over the water in Quay Street.

Auckland's Future In Progress 18 Jun 2021

Wynyard Quarter, where history and sustainability walk side by side

Each time you visit Wynyard Quarter it will deliver something new to see, learn and experience. That’s the joy of visiting a precinct halfway through its development journey.