Business / Economy
Auckland Council’s strong AA credit rating has been reaffirmed by international agency S&P Global Ratings.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Auckland Council’s governing body has unanimously agreed to lift the region’s remaining outdoor water restrictions, following a report from Watercare.
Auckland Mayor Phil Goff says the council backs the government’s objective of building more homes more quickly and the need for intensive development as the city grows.
Auckland’s City Rail Link (CRL) is celebrating a mighty milestone with its powerful Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM), Dame Whina Cooper, breaking through today into the Karangahape Station construction site at the end of its 860-metre-long journey from Mt Eden.
The regeneration of the Northcote Town Centre has been the focus of students and universities from across the globe as part of the C40 Students Reinventing Cities competition.
Auckland Council and Auckland Transport have unveiled their midtown programme, describing the area as: ‘a part of Auckland where our history, art and culture can be seen and heard and will spill out into public life; where people choose to spend time and socialise; a place that is attractive and feels inclusive and safe.’
Over 3000 square metres of coveted land adjoining Long Bay Regional Park has been purchased by Auckland Council, completing the 18-hectare Heritage Protection Area.
It’s Labour Weekend and many Aucklanders will be keen to make the most of the long weekend and get out and about in their region.
A recommendation by Watercare to lift Auckland’s outdoor water restrictions will be considered by the Auckland Council’s governing body at an extraordinary meeting on Thursday, 21 October.