​Auckland’s much loved annual restaurant event returns this August

Press release
Issue date: 
Tue 19 Jun 2018

Back for its eighth year, American Express Restaurant Month promises to intrigue and delight tastebuds and foodie fans with an array of delectable culinary events and special menus.

Photo update: a new hotel opening this week and more on the way

News story
Issue date: 
Tue 5 Jun 2018

There's a boom in new hotels being built in Auckland's city centre in response to the huge and growing demand for high quality accommodation for local and i

Striking NZICC artworks unveiled and what's next for public art

News story
Issue date: 
Tue 5 Jun 2018

Two enormous and striking art works by New Zealand artists Sara Hughes and Peata Larkin will cover 5,760sqm of wall space at the New Zealand International Convention Centre when it opens next year.

May Auckland City Centre Advisory Board update

News story
Issue date: 
Tue 5 Jun 2018

Here’s a quick wrap up of what was discussed at the most recent ACCAB meeting – of which we are a member and where we provide advice to Council on city projects as well as the allocati

The return of Artweek and how you can be part of it

News story
Issue date: 
Fri 1 Jun 2018

Artweek Auckland, the annual celebration of art in galleries, businesses and public spaces, returns to the city centre from 6 - 14 October. 

Submission on America's Cup 36 Resource Consent Application

Submission
Issue date: 
Mon 28 May 2018
We support the hosting of AC36 in the Wynyard Basin/Hobson Wharf area event in principle, but suggest that there is potential for more than minor adverse environmental effects (particularly in regard to transport and access, access to public open space and views, and community and business disruption) which should be addressed in any approval of consent for AC36. We seek that a number of consent conditions are applied around consent duration and plans to manage effects in a co-ordinated way.

Proposed changes to vehicle access through Freyberg Place

News story
Issue date: 
Mon 21 May 2018

Since the new Freyberg Place and Ellen Melville Centre reopened in September last year, they've begun to thrive as spaces for community and events.

Changing gears – the growth of cycling in the city centre

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Issue date: 
Fri 18 May 2018

At the Mason Bros. building in Wynyard Quarter, 16% of workers get there by cycling, eight times as many as Aucklanders on average1. Only 20% get there by car, less than half the Auckland average.