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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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Arts 8 Nov 2023

Tessa Harris helps shape public spaces in Tāmaki Makaurau with her art

From Karangahape Road to Te Wānanga on Quay Street, Tessa Harris (Ngāi Tai ki Tāmaki) walks around Auckland and sees an increasing amount of her own art and that of fellow Māori artists embedded in the city’s architecture and prominent places.

Development 2 Nov 2023

Midtown construction schedule continues to build momentum while expanding scope of underground works

In a recently published update, the Auckland Council group continues to deliver positive momentum across the Midtown Regeneration Programme while building smarter across agencies.  

City Centre Waterfront 28 Sep 2023

Targeted rate helps drive positive momentum for high-achieving city centre

New Zealand’s highest performing 4.3 square kilometres is seeing a return to form, with data showing growth in employment and GDP in Auckland’s city centre tracking faster than New Zealand as a whole.

City Centre Waterfront 14 Sep 2023

Midtown Street Party celebrates an area building character through renewal    

On Thursday 28 September the inaugural Midtown Street Party is coming to Elliott, Albert, Victoria, Wellesley, Darby and Queen Streets, and along the historic Strand Arcade - from 6pm to 9pm.

Educational 13 Sep 2023

Immersive cultural and environmental education space on the waterfront opens to the public

Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei and Te Kaunihera o Tāmaki Makaurau / Auckland Council have partnered to deliver Te Wharekura, a project which celebrates the cultural richness of Te Waitematā, and aims to inspire its protection.

Heritage 27 Jul 2023

Memorial Beacon shines again

Find out about the illuminating history of Auckland's WWI Memorial Beacon, six months on from its return home to Quay Street

City Centre Waterfront 27 Jun 2023

Tūrama lights up Queen Street : 11 July to 20 August

Tūrama, an award-winning series of light installations celebrating Matariki, is set to light up Queen Street for a second year.