Building a resilient city
Over the past year, strengthening of a 600-metre section of the seawall has been underway; the first significant strengthening work to be done to the seawall since it was completed in 1925.
New public spaces in Auckland’s city centre coming to life this summer
Auckland city centre’s revitalised public spaces will be ready to enjoy from this summer, despite the setbacks from COVID-19 on construction, Auckland Council announced today.
Queen Street enhancements planned for this week
The temporary COVID-19 works installed in the northern end of Queen Street will undergo some refinement this week.
A living connection between land and sea
The transformation of Downtown Auckland is being accompanied by an equally radical shift in how the marine environment in the Ferry Basin can be revitalised.
New Wynyard Crossing Bridge resource consent application withdrawn
The resource consent application to replace the current Wynyard Crossing Bridge with a new design has been withdrawn and the work completed to date will be put aside until funding is available.
Access for Everyone pilot to begin on Queen Street
The highly anticipated ‘Access for Everyone’ pilot for the Waihorotiu/Queen Street Valley will begin next month, signalling the start of pedestrian priority for the heart of Auckland.
High Street wins award for innovation
The transformation of Auckland's High Street into a welcoming destination for pedestrians has been recognised in the national Golden Foot Walking Awards.
A timely mural unveiled for the Karangahape Road community
A new mural has been unveiled on Karangahape Road overbridge, with an encouraging message to the local community as the much-loved street comes to life again under Alert Level 2.
More space for pedestrians on High Street
Pedestrians on High Street can now enjoy more walking space with the completion of a continuous footpath extension running the length of the street.