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COVID-19 22 Oct 2021

Council backs business through COVID-19 battle

The council has agreed to extend the postponement of rates for ratepayers impacted by COVID-19

Updated 8 October 2021
COVID-19 8 Oct 2021

COVID-19 support for Auckland businesses

We know elevated alert levels put a lot of added pressure on businesses. Find out what support is available to Auckland businesses below.

Finance 5 Oct 2021

Auckland Council has one of the highest credit ratings in NZ

Auckland Council’s strong AA credit rating has been reaffirmed by international agency S&P Global Ratings.

Business / Economy 24 Sep 2021

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 17 Sep 2021

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 4 Aug 2021

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 13 Jul 2021

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 5 Jul 2021

Young people get down to business in Manurewa

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

Business / Economy 29 Jun 2021

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 14 Jun 2021

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 2 Jun 2021

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 25 May 2021

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 21 Apr 2021

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 19 Apr 2021

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 1 Apr 2021

Public notice period on reserves status extended

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

10 Year Budget 22 Feb 2021

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.