Auckland's Future In Progress
Auckland’s Downtown Programme has been completed, creating a vibrant, transformed waterfront for all to enjoy.
120,000+ return to city centre on Fridays and Saturdays in May
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.
More tables along widened footpaths support hospitality this summer
An outdoor dining grant scheme has to date supported more than 30 businesses to add new or enhance their outdoor dining spaces with new outdoor equipment - street furniture, shade umbrellas, outdoor heaters and planters.
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.
Hone Tuwhare’s poem ‘The river is an island’ now etched into the fabric of the city he loved
Scan a QR code on the side of two steel pourama (light columns) standing tall on the corner of Sale Street and Wellesley Street and hear a poem by celebrated New Zealand manu kōrero/poet Hone Tuwhare.
Auckland Council wins Waka Kotahi award for creating a safer Emily Place
Auckland Council’s entry Creating Safer Streets - Emily Place has won a Waka Kotahi Agent for Change award, announced this week.
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.
Takapuna’s revitalized town centre complete and open for business
Takapuna is welcoming visitors and Christmas shoppers to its freshly revitalised town centre following the completion of the Hurstmere Road transformation project.
Top 10 things to discover in our new downtown
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.