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.
Viaduct Events Centre to reopen in 2023
One of Auckland’s premier waterfront venues is set to reopen for business and events in early 2023, with confirmation today that Emirates Team New Zealand is to relocate its base within Wynyard Quarter.
New Zealand’s first ‘Essential Vehicle Area’ coming to Queen Street
The way people move through Queen Street is set to change with the introduction of a new 'Essential Vehicle Area' zone
Auckland’s city centre reaches for the stars
As Matariki rises above the horizon in the north-eastern skies of Tāmaki Makaurau, the whāriki / welcome mat at Te Komititanga will be laid out and Matariki ki te Manawa - Matariki at the heart – will begin.
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.
City centre beats the blues with City of Colour
Polished and ready to welcome returning Aucklanders, City of Colour brings more than 50 light and art installations to the city centre from 6 to 22 May.
12 Auckland Council projects make the shortlist in nationwide landscape architecture awards
The shortlist for the 2022 New Zealand Institute of Landscape Architects Awards includes twelve projects delivered by the Auckland Council group - Auckland Transport, Eke Panuku and Auckland Council.
The plan for the next stage of Wynyard Quarter
The vision for the next step in Wynyard Quarter’s transformation is here, and its name is Te Ara Tukutuku.
Calling all designers for the next stage of Wynyard Quarter’s transformation
Over the past 15 years, Aucklanders have experienced the transformation of their inner-city waterfront.