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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 30 Nov 2021

7 fun ways for kids to play at Wynyard Quarter

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

Auckland's Future In Progress 30 Nov 2021

Top 10 delights to explore on our new Karangahape Road this summer

Welcome to the place affectionately known as the wild child of Auckland’s city centre. Still edgy, diverse and authentic, Karangahape Road is now an uber-modern, smoothly functioning street.

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.

Development 24 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.

Development 16 Nov 2021

Jessie Tonar Scout Reserve, saving the world one place at a time

The Kūmara Awards 2021 have been awarded to celebrate incredible placemaking happening across Aotearoa. It is a community-driven showcase of the outstanding placemaking projects happening in our communities.

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.

Housing 16 Nov 2021

New housing boost for Henderson

An exciting new housing development is rising in Henderson. Known as Henderson Green, 38 high-quality townhouses have already been constructed, which will soon be joined by three apartment buildings containing 78 apartments.

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 9 Nov 2021

Tāmaki Makaurau placemaking shines bright at the Place Leaders Asia Pacific Awards 2021

Place Leaders Asia Pacific have awarded the prestigious Place Leadership 2021 Award to Frith Walker, Head of Placemaking for Eke Panuku.

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.

Development 2 Nov 2021

Wiri on the world stage

A project that brings iwi together with Auckland Council to regenerate the Puhinui area bordering Manurewa and Manukau has been recognised on the world stage.

Development 1 Nov 2021

Light rail recommended as best option to transform central Auckland

Communities can find out more about Auckland’s first light rail line, which is set to transform the way people move around the city over the next 50 years.

Development 19 Oct 2021

Zoning rules not the main constraint on housing says Mayor Goff

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff says the council backs the government’s objective of building more homes more quickly and the need for intensive development as the city grows.