Submission to Auckland Council Annual Budget 2017 Business Improvement Districts

Submission
Issue date: 
Wed 3 May 2017

Auckland’s Business Improvement Districts (or ‘BIDs’) are 48 areas across the region where local businesses have agreed to work together, with support from Auckland Council, to improve their business environment and attract new businesses and customers.

Proposed Targeted Rate on Accommodation Providers

News story
Issue date: 
Wed 3 May 2017

Last month, Auckland Council consulted on their 2017/2018 annual budget.

Skypath

News story
Issue date: 
Wed 3 May 2017

Recent meetings with Auckland Central MP Hon Nikki Kaye and Minister of Transport Hon Simon Bridges have been very positive and both Ministers are keen to ensure SkyPath is delivered soon.   

Cityhop

News story
Issue date: 
Wed 3 May 2017

We know that getting around Auckland’s CBD can be an issue for businesses operating in the city centre. 

Homelessness on the city’s streets

News story
Issue date: 
Wed 3 May 2017

Heart of the City has been an active advocate to end homelessness in Auckland.

Heart of the City Submission – Midtown Bus Route

Submission
Issue date: 
Mon 24 Apr 2017
Heart of the City has been advocating strongly for a holistic and integrated approach to transport planning in the city centre that has great place making front of mind. We are heartened to see recent moves towards this approach by Auckland Transport in closer association with Auckland Council and hope to see this continue at pace.

Restaurant Month 2017

News story
Issue date: 
Thu 20 Apr 2017
Join us for Restaurant Month, returning to the Heart of the City from 1 - 31 August 2017. Auckland's biggest dining event is back for its seventh year and will once again showcases the best of the city centre’s restaurant scene across 31 days of incredible foodie experiences.

Here’s a totally mainstream idea: let’s take the cars out of Auckland’s central city

Opinion
Issue date: 
Tue 4 Apr 2017
Look at us Kiwis, a bunch of risk-taking, rule-bending, fresh-thinking suck-it-and-see adventurers, right? Who wouldn’t want to be one? So if we really do think that’s who we are, how come our transport planning isn’t keeping up with the ideas now transforming the cities of the world? Not radical ideas, just orthodox planning ideas. Like: banning cars from the middle of town.

Auckland Council's Annual Draft Budget Plan 2017/18

News story
Issue date: 
Fri 31 Mar 2017
The Auckland Council is currently consulting on its 2017/2018 annual budget and Heart of the City is preparing a submission on the plan/budget.

Ending rough sleeping on city streets

News story
Issue date: 
Thu 23 Mar 2017

Heart of the City has been advocating actively to end homelessness in Auckland’s city centre.