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Business / Economy 22 Jan 2021

Strategic city partnerships renewed

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

Business / Economy 16 Dec 2020

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 1 Dec 2020

Recovery Budget proposal focused on COVID rebuild

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

10 Year Anniversary 17 Nov 2020

$2 billion value of savings over 10 years

Finance and Performance Chair, Councillor Desley Simpson, reflects on how finances have fared since amalgamation and highlights some significant achievements.

Business / Economy 13 Nov 2020

Auckland Council's approach to interest rate hedging

Auckland Council's approach to interest rate hedging explained.

Finance 2 Nov 2020

Auckland Council Group publishes its 2019/2020 annual report

Auckland Council Group has published its annual report for 2019/2020. The second year of the 10-year Budget 2018-2028, the group invested a record $2.6 billion in the city’s assets including $1.1 billion in transport infrastructure and $748 million in water infrastructure.

Finance 30 Oct 2020

Performance on track with Emergency Budget

Good progress has been made to meet the council’s savings target, made necessary due to the huge impact of COVID-19 - $75 million saving up to 30 September 2020 - 65 per cent of the 30 June 20221 target of $120 million.

Transport 20 Oct 2020

Auckland Transport launches plan for the freight industry

A new plan launches on 21 October to make freight movement smarter, more climate-compatible and more efficient across Auckland.

Business / Economy 14 Sep 2020

Support available for Auckland businesses

Auckland’s economic development agency wants the region’s businesses to know it has their backs.

Waste 18 Aug 2020

Medsalv wins Going Circular Award at NZI Sustainable Business Network Awards 2019

Christchurch-based company, Medsalv, took out the Auckland Council-sponsored Going Circular Award for 2019 at the NZI Sustainable Business Network Awards last night, from a field of 10 finalists.

Waste 18 Aug 2020

Meet the app that makes reducing construction waste easy

WMIF recipient CivilShare is making a dent in construction waste going to landfill.

City Centre Waterfront 18 Aug 2020

Auckland’s city centre vision gets a digital platform

Auckland’s City Centre Masterplan, the visionary document to guide the city centre’s development for the next 20 years, is now accessible to all via a new digital platform.

Have your say 14 Aug 2020

Record numbers respond to Emergency Budget consultation

Aucklanders across the region are responding in record numbers to Auckland’s Emergency Budget 2020/2021.

Mayor 10 Aug 2020

Auckland Council adopts Emergency Budget

Funding to retain key council services and deliver a $2.57 billion infrastructure programme is at the heart of Auckland Council’s Emergency Budget, formally adopted by the Governing Body.

Business / Economy 27 Jul 2020

Aucklanders give views on rates increases to support essential services

34,915 submissions received on Emergency Budget consultation - the biggest response to a consultation in the council’s history.

Business / Economy 24 Jul 2020

Auckland Council economic initiative helps secure $20m in contracts post-COVID-19

An Auckland Council programme that supports Māori and Pasifika businesses has seen a 90 per cent increase in the value of the contracts it has helped local businesses win and has more than doubled the number of businesses it supports since the COVID-19 lockdown.