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Auckland City Centre Advisory Board

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 city centre 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.


Andrew Gaukrodger, Corporate sector

Deputy Chairperson

James Mooney, Urban design / Institute of architects


  • Amy Malcolm, Tertiary sector (University of Auckland)

  • Anahera Rawiri, Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei

  • Antony Phillips, City Centre Residents Group

  • Chris Darby, North Shore Ward Councillor, Auckland Council (Mayor’s alternate)

  • George Crawford, Property Council of NZ

  • Jamey Holloway, Business Improvement District

  • Mark Kingsford, Corporate sector

  • Matt Harray, Retail sector

  • Mayor Hon Phil Goff, Auckland Council

  • Nigel Murphy, Tertiary sector (Auckland University of Technology)

  • Noelene Buckland, City Centre Residents Group

  • Patrick Reynolds, Transport representative

  • Pippa Coom, Waitematā and Gulf Ward Councillor, Auckland Council

  • Richard Northey, Waitematā Local Board, Auckland Council

  • Viv Beck, Business Improvement District.

Meetings of the board

The Auckland City Centre Advisory Board holds scheduled meetings every two months.

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.

Get a copy of the Auckland City Centre Advisory Board terms of reference

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