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Complete our begging survey

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Issue date: 
Tue 6 Jun 2017

We know that begging is an issue that many people have strong opinions about and we would like to know more about what you think.

2017/2018 Council Rates

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Issue date: 
Tue 6 Jun 2017

Heart of the City continued to raise concerns about the Council’s proposals to pause the reduction in the business rate and to introduce a targeted rate on accommodation providers right up until Council made its final decision on its draft annual plan o

$100,000 Auckland Airport grant to support New Zealand Tourism Businesses

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Issue date: 
Wed 24 May 2017

If you operate a business that targets international tourism markets, you may be interested in Auckland Airport’s Tourism Development Grants.  The initiative provides seed funding for new international tourism products.

Begging in city centre

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Issue date: 
Wed 24 May 2017

Construction Survey

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Issue date: 
Wed 24 May 2017

Recent construction in the city centre has affected some Heart of the City members and we have a key role in seeking action to minimise the negative effects of construction on business.

Introducing the CRL's new Street Response Manager

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Issue date: 
Wed 24 May 2017

Heart of the City is very pleased that the City Rail Link team has established a new role intended to bring fresh thinking and a creative approach to looking after Albert St during CRL construction.

Proposed Targeted Rate on Accommodation Providers

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Issue date: 
Wed 3 May 2017

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

Skypath

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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

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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

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Issue date: 
Wed 3 May 2017

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