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City Centre Waterfront 9 Feb 2024

Auckland’s pan-Asian flair ignites city centre in 15-day Lunar New Year celebration

We’re joining millions of others round the world celebrating Lunar New Year – opening as the new moon rises and closing as the full moon fills the sky with light.

Queen Street 1 Feb 2024

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.  

Development 1 Dec 2023

Discover the magic where Queen Street meets the sea

It’s the coveted spot in New Zealand’s Monopoly boardgame. It’s New Zealand’s premier street. It fires up the passion of Aucklanders. It’s a dynamic place. And the lower end of Queen Street is all shiny and new and ready for you to visit.

City Centre Waterfront 21 Nov 2022

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 enigmat...

Midtown 27 Oct 2022

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. 

City Centre Waterfront 23 Jun 2022

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

Development 20 Dec 2021

Construction of Queen Street upgrade begins in January 2022

Construction will begin on 10 January 2022 on the last three stages of the Wai Horotiu Queen Street Project – from Shortland Street to Mayoral Drive.

Auckland's Future In Progress 28 Sep 2021

Auckland Council lists $133million cluster of projects to regenerate midtown

Auckland Council and Auckland Transport have unveiled their midtown programme, describing the area as: ‘a part of Auckland where our history, art and culture can be seen and heard.