‘The pav’ lights up children’s eyes by day, and smashes Instagram by night
Affectionately called ‘the pav’ and described as a festive chess board, Santa’s kaleidoscope and a rainbow Parthenon, the Christmas pavilion in place at the lower end of Queen Street – at Te Komititanga square - is turning heads and captivating hearts.
Glorious 1915 orb returns to Quay Street, a beacon for safe journeys home
The WW1 Memorial Beacon, recently returned to the northern side of Quay Street, is the earliest known built monument to the Great War to be erected in New Zealand.
New Queen Street design wins praise from those backing it to thrive
25 November 2022 marks a significant milestone in the life of Queen Street, as the upgrades from Mayoral Drive to Shortland Street are complete, and Aucklanders and visitors can experience a more people-friendly, green and spacious street.
Who knew? 10 cool things about Queen Street
We’re getting excited about the opening of our sparkling new Queen Street – from Mayoral Drive to Shortland Street – later next month. Here are 10 curious ‘Who knew?’ moments to help kick off some nostalgia for our glorious, and sometimes enigmatic, premier street.
First wayfinding patterns guide new Waihorotiu path in Queen Street
By mid-November when an upgraded Queen Street opens, Aucklanders will discover the city centre’s new Waihorotiu path, an innovative multi-use path next to the road carriageway for people walking or travelling at a leisurely pace on wheels.
New affordable rental homes for older people in Glen Eden
Much-needed, affordable rental housing for vulnerable older people opens it's doors.
Auckland Council Group wins ten awards in nationwide landscape architecture awards
The Auckland Council Group - Auckland Transport, Eke Panuku, Tūpuna Maunga Authority and Auckland Council – was awarded two supreme awards, four category winner awards and four excellence awards at the New Zealand Institute of Landscape Architects awards.
10 reasons you’ll fall in love with our city centre all over again
Aucklanders have been treated to several major transformations in the city centre in recent years. But have you seen them all? Here are some you may have missed.