Auckland’s waterfront lands multiple awards
Waterfront projects have won five awards this year, across multiple disciplines, and have been shortlisted for a further six.
Leafy laneway, the new southern gateway to Federal Street
The Mayoral Drive end of Federal Street is now a tree-lined, pedestrian-scale, community-focused shared space.
LAST DAYS: don’t miss Tūrama in Queen Street
Only three days to go before Tūrama – which has been bringing light to Queen Street for Matariki – is dismantled and carefully stored. Don’t miss super-sized birds / manu flying overhead, ripples of water dancing in light effects under your feet and...
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.