Archive for: Queens Wharf

Obscured By Clouds

Obscured By Clouds

So what now for The Cloud? The word on the street is that now the Government has said it’s over to Auckland to do what it wishes, there is a strong reluctance...

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What’s Planned For Waterfront

What’s Planned For Waterfront

Now that we have had a taste of the waterfront being able to be used by people – that’s us – with Queens Wharf and Wynyard Quarter, we have a hunger...

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McMadness Continues

McMadness Continues

The madness over Party central tonight continues with the Government moving fast to seize control of Auckland’s waterfront before this coming weekend’s...

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What Went Wrong Last Night

What Went Wrong Last Night

Fail is the kindest way to describe last night’s transport failure. For a more colourful word describing faith in our system to cope – ask the 2000 people...

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Welcome To Party Central

Welcome To Party Central

After all those months of typically old school Auckland in-fighting and temper tantrums between Government Ministers and local body politicians, like it or loathe...

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Train Stations Get Free Wi-Fi

Train Stations Get Free Wi-Fi

Some railway stations and public transport areas are to get free Wi-Fi during the Rugby World Cup. Auckland Council and Wi-Fi operator Tomizone  have organised...

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What’s On At Queens Wharf For RWC

What’s On At Queens Wharf For RWC

Here’s what’s on today – Sunday RWC final day  

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The Cloud Is Well..Um..Yes..Well

The Cloud Is Well..Um..Yes..Well

It looks like some sort of giant inflatable marquee is waiting to get pumped up on Queens Wharf. Or a parachute that has landed in the harbour and been dragged on...

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Head In The Cloud

Head In The Cloud

The Government announced this afternoon what would be happening in the Queens Wharf Cloud during the Rugby World Cup. An official RWC 2011 Fanzone which will screen...

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Queen Wharf Cloud Gets Cover

Queen Wharf Cloud Gets Cover

Fabric now covers part of Queens Wharf RWC2011 building officially called The Cloud structure and suppose to be Party central although that is now rather murky. It’s...

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TupperWaka Draws World Attention

TupperWaka Draws World Attention

How many more silly little scraps will we have before the RWC 2011 in front of an international audience? After the long Queens Wharf debate finally leading to...

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Orakei Plan Change Goes Ahead

Orakei Plan Change Goes Ahead

So after what feels like many years, the controversial Orakei Point plan change got the tick from a majority (14-6) of the new Auckland Councillors this afternoon. This...

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Queens Party Central Cloud Emerges

Queens Party Central Cloud Emerges

RWC 2011′s Queens Wharf multi-purpose temporary facility officially named The Cloud -  aka Party Central – has started to emerge. There is no going...

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Auckland’s Year In Transition

Auckland’s Year In Transition

AKT expanded to cover some Auckland issues in 2010 – and just as well as the transition to a Super City council and the plans for transport in the new council...

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Historic Devonport Ferry Returns

Historic Devonport Ferry Returns

The 105-year old wooden former Devonport ferry the Kelstrel has tied up again at Auckland’s waterfront. She is moored at Queens Wharf after coming up from...

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Cycling Safety Rally

Cycling Safety Rally

There is a gathering at Queens Wharf this Sunday to promote cycling safety. Cyclists try out Queens Wharf It’s organised by Cycling Action Auckland, which...

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Queens Wharf Shed 11 Is No More

Queens Wharf Shed 11 Is No More

This is all that is left of Shed 11 on Queens Wharf. The asbestos roof was dismantled and disposed of, while some of the existing cladding was salvaged.The historical...

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Queens Shed 11 Now Shell

Queens Shed 11 Now Shell

Queens Wharf 11, being dismantled for storage, is now almost just a see-through shell. The asbestos roof has been dismantled and disposed of, while some of the...

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Queens Shedding Quickly

Queens Shedding Quickly

The dismantling of Queens Wharf’s Shed 11 is now progressing at fast speed. This is how it looks today: The corrugated iron roof is off and timber being carefully...

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Shedding Queens No 11

Shedding Queens No 11

The dismantling of Queens Wharf Shed 11 is now in full swing. Each piece is being carefully taken apart under the eye of advisers. The shed is being stored for up...

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Queens Party Central To Be ‘The Cloud’

Queens Party Central To Be ‘The Cloud’

The Government’s new design for the redeveloped Queens Wharf has been released and it’s called “The Cloud.” Prime Minister John Key says...

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Queens Shed Demolition Starts

Queens Shed Demolition Starts

Demolition work has now begun on Shed 11 at Queens Wharf. It’s being slowly dismantled and will be removed under the guidance of specialist heritage architects...

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Queens Shed Being Dismantled

Queens Shed Being Dismantled

The next chapter in the redevelopment of Queens Wharf. A start on dismantling Shed 11 is about to start. Work on the under wharf repairs started some weeks ago. There...

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Key Wants Queens Cruise Terminal

Key Wants Queens Cruise Terminal

John Key today called for progress on building a cruise terminal at Queens Wharf. The prime minister told a Tourism Auckland conference the government was “working...

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Study Urges New Cruise Terminal

Study Urges New Cruise Terminal

ARC chair Mike Lee has repeated his call for a new attractive fit-for-purpose international cruise ship terminal on Queens Wharf, saying that Auckland has to take...

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