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Auckland Council

Auckland City Centre Advisory Board

Te Poari Kaitohutohu mō te Pokapū o te Tāone Nui o Tāmaki Makaurau

The Auckland City Centre Advisory Board is a key advisory body, supporting the City Centre Masterplan’s vision.

What the board does

The Auckland City Centre Advisory Board assists and advises on city centre issues and achieving the vision and strategic outcomes of the City Centre Masterplan and Auckland Plan.

They advise the council governing body, Waitematā Local Board and council controlled organisations.

The board also advises the council on how to spend the city centre targeted rate, which is paid by CBD businesses and residents to upgrade and develop the city centre.

Members of the board

Members are representatives of city centre business and resident groups.

The panel also includes the mayor, a mana whenua representative, a councillor and a Waitematā Local Board member.

  • Viv Beck - Business Improvement District, chair
  • Andrew Gaukrodger - corporate sector, deputy chair
  • Phil Goff - mayor, JP, Auckland Council
  • Chris Darby - planning committee chair, Auckland Council (mayor's alternate)
  • Mike Lee - liaison councillor, Auckland Council
  • Shale Chambers - Waitematā Local Board
  • Michael Richardson - Business Improvement District
  • Mark Kingsford - corporate sector
  • Terry Cornelius - JP, FCA, retail sector
  • George Crawford - Property Council of New Zealand
  • Adam Parkinson - City Centre Residents Group
  • Noelene Buckland - City Centre Residents Group
  • Greg Cohen - tourism/travel
  • Amy Malcolm - tertiary education, AUT and University of Auckland
  • Nigel Murphy - tertiary education, AUT and University of Auckland
  • James Mooney - urban design sector
  • Dane Grey - Ngati Whatua Orākei
  • Ben Corban - arts and culture sector
  • Patrick Reynolds - transport sector

Meetings of the board

The Auckland City Centre Advisory Board holds scheduled meetings every month.

Scheduled meetings are open to the public.

For dates, agendas and minutes, see agendas and minutes.

Get in touch with the board

To attend or present at a meeting of the Auckland City Centre Advisory Board, or find more information, contact us.