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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.

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Matariki 29 May 2024

Matariki ki te Manawa delights and enlightens city centre: 20-day DIARY

Biggest city centre celebration of Matariki ever seen.

City Centre Waterfront 7 May 2024

Midtown erupts into song this May for New Zealand Music Month

New Zealand Music Month is spilling into the streets, squares and laneways of Tāmaki Makaurau this autumn.

City Centre Waterfront 30 Apr 2024

Dance to the beats of Africa

Freyberg Square will move to the drumbeats of Africa on Friday 3 May when Ellen Melville Centre hosts an Afrikan Market between 4pm and 8pm, ushering in Africa Month and New Zealand Music Month side by side.

City Centre Waterfront 30 Apr 2024

Ancient boulders hold contemporary objects in new public artwork in upper Federal Street

Residents of Federal Street (south) are enjoying a new artwork Lost & Found, with eight large boulders carved by Joe Sheehan supporting a feeling of community.

Council news 29 Apr 2024

3D-printed marine modules to restore marine life and mauri in Te Waitematā

New technology is being used to support the healthy marine environment for Te Waitematā.

Auckland's Future In Progress 18 Apr 2024

Top 10 ways to experience our ever changing 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.

City Centre Waterfront 17 Apr 2024

City centre transformation gathers pace, with 15 projects delivered in past 5 years

When a plan leaps off the page and becomes reality, there’s reason to celebrate.