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Explore Cheap and Cheerful Eats in the city centre now

News story
Issue date: 
Fri 29 Apr 2022

It’s Heart of the City’s shout as the city centre welcomes a shift to Orange

Press release
Issue date: 
Wed 13 Apr 2022

The news of a shift to Orange tonight is great news for Auckland’s city centre – signalling the welcome return of major indoor events, dancing and importantly more workers back to the city centre.

Time to unleash Auckland’s recovery

Press release
Issue date: 
Sun 10 Apr 2022

After more than 30 weeks of restrictions since August, it’s time to give Auckland’s businesses a fair go and confirm Orange on Monday, along with the extension of COVID support payments for those who need it.

No shift to Orange difficult for impacted businesses - momentum for recovery must stay up

Press release
Issue date: 
Mon 4 Apr 2022

Heart of the City is disappointed that certainty hasn’t been given today, with no date for a move to Orange and no extension of targeted assistance for impacted businesses, but momentum for recovery must continue.

Time to make a move back to the office

News story
Issue date: 
Mon 4 Apr 2022

Blow for city centre whose hopes were pinned on a shift away from Red

Press release
Issue date: 
Wed 23 Mar 2022

The move away from the use of restrictions and an increase in indoor capacity is welcomed today but it’s a blow for the city centre whose hope were pinned on certainty around a move away from red – bringing with it a return of major indoor events, the a

Border changes welcome news for city centre businesses but more immediate help required, including a return of office workers

Press release
Issue date: 
Wed 16 Mar 2022

The news that international tourists can return to the Heart of the City from midnight 12 April is a huge relief - as will be a hopeful move away from all restrictions very soon - but more help is needed for city centre businesses to ensure they can wel

Back your city and town centre

News story
Issue date: 
Fri 4 Mar 2022

City centre recovery

With the borders reopened, and many of our key customers both domestically and internationally starting to return, there is a focused effort on supporting city centre recovery.

Financial support welcomed but fears it won't be enough for city centre businesses

Press release
Issue date: 
Mon 21 Feb 2022

Financial support announced for COVID-19 impacted businesses is welcomed but Heart of the City fears it won’t be enough for city centre businesses who have been disproportionality hit by COVID-19.