Feel the energy and join the fun
At Auckland Council we’re creating beautiful spaces in our uniquely Tāmaki Makaurau city centre, woven with cultural expression. We’re also bringing FREE performances, light installations, music and many other activations to add energy and delight to our spaces.
Celebrating 1047 new city centre trees this Arbor Day
It’s Arbor Day on 5 June, the day that our majestic, silent, green, shade-givers and carbon absorbers get their time in the sun.
Business leader shares the vision, collaboration and tenacity in delivering the promise of Britomart
Britomart is a place where past and future blend, where renovated dockside warehouses jostle with sleek new architecture, where laneways thriving with hospitality and shops flow into plant-filled streets and squares.
New sounds emerge from Central City Library basement for Music Month
This is the second year of an Auckland Council programme called Ka Mua Ka Muri Te Iho Auaha. Named after a Māori proverb meaning walking backwards into the future, the premise is that knowing where you came from can help you know where you’re going.
Wander through Auckland’s historic laneways
From foodie faves to architectural delights, central Auckland’s laneways can take you in a new direction.
May is Africa Month: ‘Afrika is everywhere, Afrika is all of us’
With support from the city centre targeted rate, Auckland Council is providing a platform for the food, fashion, art, dance and music of Aucklanders whose roots are found in the richly colourful cultures of the African continent.
15 genres of music arrive in midtown as Real Groovy sets up shop
Since iconic music store Real Groovy set up at 19 Victoria Street West, above Countdown, the tempo of Auckland’s original arts precinct has recalibrated up a notch.
North Wharf site in Wynyard Quarter to go to market
Over the last decade, Wynyard Quarter has continued to develop into the welcoming neighbourhood you see today, but it’s not finished yet. The coming decade will continue to see the plan for rest of the precinct come to life.
Construction process for Te Hā Noa set to begin on 11 April
Te Hā Noa, a renewed Victoria Street, is the next big project in Auckland Council’s Midtown Regeneration programme.