Auckland city centre's future development is defined by a range of place-shaping outcomes (previously known as factors).
The ten strategic outcomes have been developed by the Auckland Council whanau, key stakeholders and partners as part of the Auckland Plan 2050.
These outcomes will:
- shape the overall strategic direction for the city centre and waterfront
- critically support the Eight Transformational Moves and associated projects.
What the outcomes will include
1. Tāmaki Makaurau: Our place in the world
To promote a thriving and authentic Māori identity and culture that includes:
- Māori enterprise
- innovation and investment
- a prominent, authentic and active mana whenua presence
- an Auckland design approach founded on Māori design.
These initiatives have been identified by the Mana Whenua Kaitiaki Forum.
2. Accessible City Centre
To improve people's access and choice of transport modes into and around the city centre, particularly:
- electric-powered bikes and scooters
- public transport
- total mobility.
This includes a new city centre access concept called Access for Everyone.
3. Inclusive, Engaging and Child-Friendly City Centre
To support Auckland's diversity by applying universal design principles to improve equality of access and deliver a city centre that works for all, regardless of:
4. Green City Centre
To recognise the importance and positive impacts of increasing access to green space such as:
- the planting and greening of streets and public spaces.
5. Public Life
To acknowledge continued growth in the diversity of public life and create better public spaces in:
- Auckland's well-known locations
- everyday streets within the city centre.
6. Liveable City Centre
To highlight the need for social infrastructure in the city centre and provide direction around:
- housing affordability
- public space.
7. Quality Built Form
To deliver a well-designed and planned city centre by linking the City Centre Masterplan and Waterfront Plan to statutory planning and design tools in Auckland including:
8. Heritage-Defined City Centre
To increase understanding , protection and conservation of city centre heritage:
9. Sustainable City Centre
To shape council's approach in the city centre to:
- air quality
- water quality
- climate change.
This outcome focuses on the Auckland Climate Action Framework and Outcome 5 of the Auckland Plan 2050.
10. Prosperous City Centre
To set out practical ways that we can develop the city centre so it can:
- continue to thrive as an economic centre
- cater for the needs of our diverse population.
Get a copy of the strategic outcomes
Download the strategic outcomes consultation document.