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Parking fees

Monday to Friday 6am - 6pm
1 hours $5
2 hours $10
3 hours $15
4 hours $20
5 hours $24
5+ hours maximum fee per day $24
Evening Monday to Friday: 6pm until close, $12 flat fee applies
Weekend and public holidays $2 per hour to a maximum of $12 until close
Mobility parking First 2 hours free then usual rates apply, after 6pm and weekends free

Tariffs are a guideline only and subject to change. Refer to the schedule of fees at the car park entry.

Pick-up and Drop-off Zone

A designated area is located on level 1 as you enter the carpark. Entry to the carpark from Greys Avenue or Mayoral Drive. These parking spaces are sign posted to make it easier for the passenger and the person picking them up to locate each other.

The designated parking spaces: 1227 up to 1239, 1004, 1005, 1006,1007 and 1008 are strictly for immediate pick up and drop off only and the driver must always stay in the vehicle.

Note the carpark is monitored by Licence Plate recognition system hence if you need to park for longer, please use the casual parking spaces and pay for your parking using the Payment Machine(s) or the ATpark app – Area 100416. The entry, exit and payment system use your vehicle licence plate number, rather than a paper ticket.


For assistance when in the car park, press the Call button on a payment machine.

Phone 09 355 3553

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299 Queen Street, under Aotea Square.

Entry from Greys Avenue or Mayoral Drive.

Parking convenient to Queen Street, Town Hall, Aotea Centre, iMAX, Aotea Square.

Operating hours

Monday to Thursday 6am to 1am.

Friday & Saturday 6am to 3am.

Sunday & public holidays 6am to 11:30pm.

Closed Christmas Day and Good Friday.

Ticket-less parking

The entry, exit and payment system uses your vehicle licence plate number, rather than a paper ticket.

You will be able to avoid queues at the payment machines by using the AT Park app to pay. Use area ID 100416. Please pay before returning to your car, to help avoid queues forming at the exit.

If you use the payment machines, you will need to know your licence plate number. Tip: Take a photo of your licence plate number so you have it with you when it’s time to pay.

Learn more about using the ticket-less licence plate recognition system.

Civic car park building

Evening, weekend and public holiday parking

Monday to Friday: 6pm until close. $12 flat fee applies.

Weekends and public holidays: $2 per hour to a maximum of $12 until close.

Closed Christmas Day and Good Friday.

Early-bird parking

Civic car park does not have early-bird parking.

Mobility parking

The Civic car park has 20 mobility spaces available.

First 2 hours free then usual rates apply. After 6pm and weekends free. One entry and exit per period.

Take your mobility card and entry ticket to a pay machine and press the help button for instructions.

Monthly parking

Reserved allocated, Level 1 and 2: $510

Learn more about monthly leases and check availability.

Payment options

Automatic payment machines can take Visa, Mastercard, Diners card and EFTPOS payments, as well as cash.

Car park features

Multi-storey parking facility under Aotea Square.

928 parking spaces over three levels.

Vehicle height clearance: 2.08m.

Well lit, clean and tidy.

Electric vehicles charge points: 6 on level 1. For help and support visit

Lift access from Aotea Square to all floors - located close to the Town Hall (open 10am to 11pm daily).

The Sky Metro glass doors will operate the same hours of the car park for use of these lifts.

Motorcycle parking

AT offers free designated parking for motorcycles and scooters in all of our car park buildings.

Parking spaces are clearly marked out and only one motorcycle or scooter is allowed per space.

Patrons parking in excess of 12 hours are encouraged to use level 3 leaving the upper floors for daily commuters.

Level Motorcycle
& scooter
Level 1 28
Level 2 44
Level 3 18
Total 90

Civic car park is open from 6am Friday until 3am Saturday so you will be able to remove your car at any time before 3am on Saturday. If you want to remove your car when the car park is closed (that is, between 3am to 6am Saturday), you will need to contact Armourguard on 0800 900 015 for assistance and pay a release fee additional to your parking fee.

Terms and conditions

We do not allow any advertising without prior authorisation or the sale or distribution of any goods in our car parks, unless it is part of a licensed market activity during the market's operating hours.

We do not allow the distribution of advertising material or storage of goods in its car parks.

View our car park terms and conditions


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