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Business / Economy

Support for hospitality sector from Auckland Council at Alert Level 2

Fast-tracking new street trading licences and extensions to food-only dining applications are available to Auckland businesses as they prepare for Alert Level 2 trading.  

Business / Economy

Auckland Council drives social procurement initiative

A total of $37.2 million has been spent with Māori and Pasifika-owned businesses over the last three years according to Auckland Council’s first report on sustainable procurement.

Film

Auckland Film Studios expansion a major boost for the region’s screen industry

The announcement of $30 million New Zealand Government funding for a major expansion at Auckland Council-owned Auckland Film Studios will deliver crucial extra capacity for the region’s booming screen industry.

10 Year Budget

Rising strong: The budget of recovery

The impact of COVID-19 on the council’s finances has been severe, but the prospect of a slash and burn budget was never a consideration.

14-24 year olds

Young people get down to business in Manurewa

Some of Manurewa's students have their eyes set on an entrepreneurial future.

Business / Economy

Auckland Council formally adopts record $32 billion Recovery Budget

Auckland Council’s Governing Body has formally adopted the 10-year Budget 2021-2031, locking in a record $31.8 billion investment package to support the city’s recovery from COVID-19 and deliver the infrastructure Aucklanders need.

14-24 year olds

Netball courts take on new role

Netball makes way for chow mein, arts and crafts and even health checks at Manurewa's courts every Friday, and the local board couldn't be happier.

Development

Auckland dwelling consents set another record

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff says the latest figures for dwelling consents issued in Auckland over the past year show the progress the city is making towards addressing its long-running housing supply issues.

Finance

Auckland Council passes $32 billion Recovery Budget

Auckland Council’s Finance and Performance Committee has strongly supported Mayor Phil Goff’s $31.8 billion Recovery Budget proposal, and the Budget will now be formally adopted by the Governing Body next month.

10 Year Budget

Survey shows strong support for increased investment in critical infrastructure

A Colmar Brunton survey of more than 4000 Aucklanders has found 46 per cent support for Auckland Council’s proposed 10-year Budget, with 37 per cent of respondents opposed.

Business / Economy

Government partnership with Amazon Studios is great news for Auckland

The confirmation of a long-term partnership between the New Zealand Government and Amazon Studios around its streaming series based on The Lord of the Rings is more great news for Auckland’s booming screen industry.

Business / Economy

Public notice period on reserves status extended

Submissions extended until 14 April for 20 sites across Tamaki Makaurau.

10 Year Budget

West Aucklanders urged to have their say on the budget

Waitākere ward Councillors Shane Henderson and Linda Cooper say they need to hear West Aucklanders views on important topics that will shape the future of the West.

Business / Economy

Strategic city partnerships renewed

Auckland, Los Angeles, and Guangzhou extend their tripartite cooperation agreement.

Business / Economy

Auckland Council savings hit $95 million

Auckland Council delivered savings of $8 million in November, bringing the total saved so far to $95 million or 79 per cent of the 2020/2021 target of $120 million.

Mayor

Recovery Budget proposal focused on COVID rebuild

Mayor Phil Goff today released the Mayoral Proposal for Auckland Council’s 10-year Budget.