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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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City Centre Waterfront 27 Nov 2023

Designs revealed for Waitematā Station (Britomart) plaza and Tyler Street upgrade

Auckland Council and City Rail Link Limited (CRLL) are delighted to announce that they will be reinstating the plaza behind the Waitematā Station (Britomart), with work starting next year.

City Centre Waterfront 23 Nov 2023

Unique temporary artwork brings star quality to Te Ara I Whiti - The Lightpath

Inspired by Beethoven, Auckland artist Matthew Tucker has created a masterpiece of his own.

City Centre Waterfront 20 Nov 2023

Lights, markets, music - 31 days of festive fabulousness begin

More streets, squares, lanes and spaces are bringing festive energy to the city centre this season.

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.  

Council news 30 Oct 2023

Te Ara Tukutuku vision for Wynyard Point

Regeneration of waterfront site to create first city centre open space of scale in 100 years

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.