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Restaurant Month 2017

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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.

Auckland Council's Annual Draft Budget Plan 2017/18

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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.

Opening Up the City Centre's Waterfront

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Thu 23 Mar 2017

On 20 March, the NZ Herald reported that Auckland Council is poised to open up more of the city's waterfront. The draft plan, due to be released today, would introduce new cruise ship facilities, berths for superyachts and a park on Wynyard Point.

Ending rough sleeping on city streets

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Thu 23 Mar 2017

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

Auckland Council's Draft Annual Budget Plan 2017/18

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Wed 22 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.

Win entry into the TopShop awards

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Fri 24 Feb 2017
Enter this year's Topshop awards and the cost of entry could be on us. Read more here.

Introducing Martin Snedden

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Wed 22 Feb 2017
Learn more about Heart of the City's new chair, Martin Snedden.

Aucklanders remain positive about the city centre

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Mon 20 Feb 2017
Despite significant construction, a recent survey tells us that Aucklanders still feel positive about visiting the city centre.

Members' event: StoreWatch evening session

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Fri 27 Jan 2017
We’re looking forward to hosting the StoreWatch workshop in February.

Freyberg Place update

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Fri 27 Jan 2017
The Freyberg Place and Ellen Melville Hall upgrade is now at its halfway mark.