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City Centre Waterfront 18 Nov 2020

New waterfront spaces nearing completion

Shared spaces, pocket parks and waterfront views are just some of the new city centre delights that will soon be ready to explore in Tāmaki Makaurau.

City Centre Waterfront 18 Nov 2020

Tāmaki Makaurau’s waterfront vision reaches an exciting milestone in Westhaven

Panuku Development Auckland (Eke Panuku) hosted a ceremony with iwi and construction partners to celebrate a significant milestone on Monday 16 November – the completion of stage two of the Westhaven Promenade and Marine Village.

Development 12 Nov 2020

Point England streets will come to life thanks to funding boost

The Tāmaki community is getting the chance to help make several Point England streets safer and more vibrant.

10 Year Anniversary 12 Nov 2020

Ten years of progress in Auckland’s city centre

Major transformative development projects have been the feature of Auckland’s city centre for the past decade as plans to make it a welcoming and vibrant place to live, work and play have become a reality.

Development 9 Nov 2020

New design resource celebrates best practice Māori design in Tāmaki Makaurau

Auckland Council has launched a refreshed Māori Design Hub to help Māori communities and agencies, private and public developers and design educators bring Māori design thinking to the shaping of the built environments of Tāmaki Makaurau.

Environment 18 Sep 2020

Growing the urban ngahere years in the making

Imagine walking out of a downtown office block or a Commercial Bay restaurant and hearing tūī singing or seeing kererū feasting on karaka berries.

Libraries 10 Aug 2020

Te Manawa community facility wins architecture award

Te Manawa Westgate Library and Multi-Purpose Facility has been named as a winner in the public architecture category at this year’s Auckland Architecture Awards.

Environment 20 Nov 2019

Healthy Waters team wins big at landscape and engineering awards

Auckland Council's Healthy Waters team picked up five awards last week for work on the Te Auaunga stream restoration project.

City Centre Waterfront 1 Oct 2019

Auckland Design Champion to leave council

Auckland Council’s General Manager of the Auckland Design Office, Ludo Campbell-Reid, has resigned from his role and will depart on Friday, 4 October.

Development 22 Jul 2019

Safe at any speed? Auckland needs a total re-design

Mark Stevenson, Professor of Urban Transport and Public Health at The University of Melbourne, on redesigning cities with safety and people in mind.

Mayor 3 Jul 2019

Dwelling consents set new records in Auckland

Dwelling consents in Auckland continue to break records.

Business / Economy 30 May 2019

The Māori economy shows the path to prosperity

Fostering success in the Māori economy helps improve outcomes right across Tāmaki Makaurau.

Development 28 May 2019

Building culture in Tāmaki Makaurau

How Auckland is increasingly acknowledging, celebrating and embedding its Māori identity in the urban environment.

Environment 3 May 2019

Greening the urban environment

Elly Strang looks at the role of green spaces in creating and supporting a healthy urban environment.

Housing 23 Apr 2019

Consents hit record high in Auckland

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff says Auckland Council is on a recruiting drive for consenting staff to keep pace with the record rate of building in Auckland.

Environment 27 Mar 2019

Knowing, growing and protecting - a flourishing urban forest for Auckland 

Auckland Council has released a strategy to address the challenges facing our urban forest.