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Restaurateurs talk about why our dining scene is so special

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Issue date: 
Tue 7 Aug 2018

We asked three leading restaurateurs from Auckland's city centre what makes our dining scene so special.

A fresh new look for the Aotea Centre

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Thu 2 Aug 2018

One of the city centre's major cultural venues, Aotea Centre, is undergoing a transformation to rejuvenate the 28-year-old building.

New hotel announcements in response to demand

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Thu 2 Aug 2018

Updated 16 August 2018

We're lighting up Queen Street

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Sat 14 Jul 2018
Our CEO Viv talks about the lights and our plan to evolve the city centre night time experience.

Businesses in the movement against single-use plastic

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Fri 13 Jul 2018

Right now, it’s Plastic Free July, a global movement that was started seven years ago in Western Australia with the goal to dramatically reduce single use plastic and improve recycling.

A CRL progress update

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Fri 13 Jul 2018

Progress continues on the CRL project in Albert Street, Commercial Bay and Britomart.

ADO Lunchtime Learning - Transportation 2040: Vancouver’s Blueprint for Sustainable Transportation

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Issue date: 
Thu 5 Jul 2018

You're invited to attend a conversation with Dale Bracewell, Manager Transportation Planning, City of Vancouver.

American Express Restaurant Month is back for 2018

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Tue 3 Jul 2018

We can't wait to celebrate our vibrant and acclaimed city centre restaurants once more with the eighth annual American Express Restaurant Month taking place from 1 - 31 August.

The next stage of transformational change for Britomart

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Mon 2 Jul 2018

The next stage of dramatic transformation for Britomart is about to begin, with property owner and heritage developer Cooper and Company's announcement of the new 10-floor The Hotel Britomart to be built on the site previously occupied by Britomart

What people who live in the city centre are thinking

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Fri 29 Jun 2018
Our community building friends at Splice have made a lovely piece of video capturing what people who live here in the city centre think about the place they call home - from what they love to their favourite places and if they had a magic wand - what would they change.