This piece by Simon Wilson was published on The Spinoff on 12 December 2017, and was made possible by Heart of the City.
This summer brings a number of exciting local and international events to Auckland's city centre and surrounds.
In the past year, the number of businesses in the heart of Auckland city has grown by 2.2%, bringing the total to almost 12,0001. Why have all of these businesses chosen to be here?
As part of the process to adopt Auckland's new Long Term Plan
Rubbish and recycling might not be glamorous, but it can play a major role in how the city is perceived by visitors, workers and residents.
Works on the initial stages of the City Rail Link are well underway at Britomart Station, Commercial Bay and in Albert Street, with works progressing up towards the future Aotea Station next year as the project works towards its target completion d
On 23 November, Auckland Council considered the proposed locations for the America's Cup on the city centre waterfront.
Many city centre businesses, property owners and their suppliers face challenges with loading and servicing, a critical part of doing business and maintaining a successful city centre.
Our waterfront is one of Auckland's best assets, its potential is significant.
Designs have been released for the upgrade of Federal Street between Wellesley Street and Mayoral Drive, and you can give feedback on the plans until 10 December.
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