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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.


Mr Andrew Gaukrodger, Corporate sector

Deputy Chairperson

Mr James Mooney, Urban design/Institute of architects


Ms Viv Beck, Business Improvement District

Ms Noelene Buckland, City Centre Residents Group

Cr Pippa Coom Waitematā and Gulf Ward Councillor, Auckland Council.

Mr George Crawford, Property Council of NZ.

Cr Chris Darby, Auckland Council (Mayor’s alternate).

Ms Kate Darrow, Arts and Cultural sector.

Mayor Hon Phil Goff, CNZM, JP Auckland Council.

Mr Matt Harray, Retail sector.

Mr Mark Kingsford, Corporate sector.

Ms Amy Malcolm, Tertiary sector (University of Auckland).

Mr Nigel Murphy, Tertiary sector (Auckland University of Technology).

Mr Richard Northey, Waitematā Local Board, Auckland Council.

Mr Adam Parkinson, City Centre Residents Group.

Ms Anahera Rawiri, Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei.

Mr Patrick Reynolds, Transport representative.

Mr Michael Richardson, 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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