Development 5 Aug 2022

Council approves proposed changes to city’s planning rules

Auckland Council has approved the proposed plan change to the Auckland Unitary Plan – the city’s planning rulebook – to meet central government requirements for greater building height and density across the city.

Housing 4 Aug 2022

Kids paint well-wishes on TBM they’ve named: Princess Twilight Super Worm

We all have memories, however hazy, of our kindergarten days – playtime, dancing, painting, sandpit action and stories on the mat.

14-24 year olds 2 Aug 2022

What will Pukekohe look like in the future?

Eke Panuku outlines plan for town

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.

Council news 22 Jul 2022

Transformation planned for city waterfront park

Eke Panuku wants to know what you think about its proposal to upgrade Harbour Bridge Park in Westhaven.

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.

Development 1 Jul 2022

Auckland Council finalises its approach for government's NPS-UD

Auckland Council has finalised its policy directions on the government’s National Policy Statement on Urban Development for the limited matters it can decide

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

Development 21 Jun 2022

Matariki ki te Manawa flicks the switch on new beginnings for our city centre

A super-sized lighting and sculptural experience will illuminate the city centre / te pokapū o te tāone in a series of 25 events and installations from 21 June to 16 July.

Development 16 Jun 2022

Matariki ki te Manawa: step by step

Get set to walk the footsteps of centuries past, feel the depth of our Matariki kaupapa and witness it in contemporary form.

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.