Spending up in the city centre over Christmas 2017

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Issue date: 
Mon 12 Feb 2018

We saw increases in several of the areas we measure over the Christmas period last year. Consumer spending, transactions and pedestrian counts were all up compared to the previous year.

Opening up the Albert Park Tunnels to the public

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Mon 12 Feb 2018

A group of tourism and transport experts want to see the tunnels under Albert Park, sealed since the end of WWI, opened for public access.

Viv Beck: Bold leadership on Art Gallery funding an encouraging start to 2018

Opinion
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Mon 12 Feb 2018

Our mayor recently made a bold step to declare his support for allocating more money for the Auckland Art Gallery - Toi o Tāmaki in Council’s long-term plan.  Bold - because it seems he listened to views that differed from his own and changed his e

New Aotea Station designs and CRL project update

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Mon 12 Feb 2018

Just over two years in to the planned eight year build of the City Rail Link, we're seeing significant progress being made, getting us closer to the future of quick and easy public transport to and from Auckland’s city centre.

Paperless parking and how AT Park can work for you 

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Tue 16 Jan 2018

New on-street parking payment technology being rolled out by Auckland Transport means no more paper pay and display tickets, an option for electronic receipts and a new way to manage short stay business parking for staff or customers.

Results show more people out and about in the city centre

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Mon 15 Jan 2018

The number of people walking in Auckland’s city centre continues to grow, with our pedestrian count figures from the last quarter of 2017 showing

Viv's 2018 wishlist for curing the "Auckland Disease"

Opinion
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Fri 12 Jan 2018
Viv Beck looks at how, despite good ideas, plans and talented people, we are not getting the best return for Auckland's city centre, and her wishlist for overcoming this in 2018.

Ten ways to make Auckland a glorious city of the night

Opinion
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Thu 21 Dec 2017

We have an interest in growing a vibrant night time experience in Auckland's city centre - so we asked Simon Wilson of The Spinoff to write about it. Here he sets out ten ideas for a bigger, stronger and more rewarding night-time econ

Your reminders for a safe summer in the city

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Issue date: 
Wed 13 Dec 2017

As we head into the summer and festive season, ensuring the city centre remains a vibrant, enjoyable and safe place for people is top of mind.