Press Releases

Heart of the City calls for increased police presence in the CBD after the troubling incident on Queen Street

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Fri 16 Sep 2016

Heart of the City is calling for increased police presence in Auckland’s central city following the death of a homeless man on Queen Street.

Heart of the City welcomes alignment but seeks new delivery approach

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Fri 16 Sep 2016

Heart of the City welcomes the alignment between Central Government and Auckland Council to meet the city’s growing transport demands but we are concerned that it’s going to take 30 years to resolve a problem that Auckland businesses face every day, the

Strong second quarter results in Auckland’s central city

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Fri 19 Aug 2016

Strong second quarter spending and pedestrian counts show continued growth and confidence in Auckland’s CBD.

Enjoy a month of extraordinary dining this August

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Thu 16 Jun 2016

Restaurant Month returns for its sixth consecutive year, attracting a diverse line-up of international chefs and showcasing over 100 special menu offers.

Marketing Opportunities for HOTCity Businesses

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Mon 14 Mar 2016

10 Days of Fashion in the Heart of the City is back for 2016

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Tue 9 Feb 2016

Auckland’s central city streets, lanes, stores and shared spaces will come to life this February and March, with Heart of the City’s renowned 10 Days of Fashion in the City celebration back for the fifth year!

Heart of the City welcomes recommendation on Freyberg Square

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Thu 17 Dec 2015

Heart of the City welcomes an Auckland Council recommendation to progress with an upgrade of Freyberg Square with a staged approach to managing vehicle access.

Port Future Study Scope

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Mon 12 Oct 2015

The Port Future Study will recommend a long term strategy for the provision of facilities to accommodate sea-based imports and exports and the cruise industry flowing to and from Auckland and its wider region in an economically, socially, culturally and

Heart of the City Members Survey: O'Connell Street and High Street Survey

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Wed 29 Jul 2015

A report that conveys the views of businesses and property owners in the High Street District on the O’Connell Street shared space upgrade and future plans for High Street.

Restaurant Month returns for 2015

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Wed 17 Jun 2015

Mark your culinary calendar: Restaurant Month returns for 2015