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.
Auckland Council has unveiled the artist’s impressions of a groundbreaking new work of public art set to transform a utilitarian underpass at the northern end of Myers Park into an interactive experience of light and sound.
Auckland’s favourite mid-year festival, Elemental AKL returns this July with a sensational season of curated experiences celebrating the unique culture, cuisine, and creativity of Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland.
Auckland Council’s Public Art team and Development Programme Office have worked side by side with artist Graham Tipene (Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei) and his team of talented mana whenua creatives and Warren and Mahoney architects to create an extraordinary artwork; unique in New Zealand, if not the world.
Regional Arts and Culture Grant funding has been allocated to support Tāmaki Makaurau's arts sector.
The opening of Kākano Art Gallery in Henderson Town Centre is a dream come true and a culmination of years of work.