Te panonitanga o te pokapū o Ōtahuhu
Ōtāhuhu town centre transformation
The Ōtāhuhu town centre has been transformed with upgraded streets and public spaces, providing better connections and infrastructure for walking and cycling.
New decorative wayfinding artworks, which illuminate at night, have been designed with mana whenua to acknowledge the cultural heritage of Ōtāhuhu.
About the Ōtāhuhu town centre transformation
The Ōtāhuhu town centre upgrade has breathed new life into the area, transforming it into a safer and more modern urban centre.
Key project outcomes
- Revitalised commercial main street with a high-quality pedestrian environment
- Improved connectivity with a shared walking and cycling path between the town centre and Ōtāhuhu Station
- A greener town centre with more native trees and gardens
- Narrowing of Station Road and Princes Street to remove heavy vehicles and improve pedestrian safety
- Gathering spaces created by upgrading Criterion Square, and new gateway spaces on Great South Road
- Integrated cultural and historic narratives into the transformation features
- Improved safety for pedestrians by adding signals to the Princes Street intersection
- Power lines now underground, with modern streetlights replacing existing power poles
- Improved quality of stormwater runoff through the use of rain gardens.
Ōtāhuhu now boasts its first shared walking-cycling path between the town centre, Community Centre and the Ōtāhuhu Station.
If you have questions about this project or would like to receive regular updates, contact us on
09 301 0101.