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Business / Economy 15 Jul 2020

Final decision-making process for Auckland Council’s $750 million fiscal hole starts

Decision-making for this year’s Emergency Budget has been one of the toughest in the history of Auckland Council, said Mayor Phil Goff, as councillors have worked to plug a $750 million fiscal hole.

Have your say 6 Jul 2020

Consultation closed on the Emergency Budget

You have until midnight on Friday 19 June to send your feedback on the Emergency Budget 2020/2021.

Community 6 Jul 2020

Together we can support local

Give a shout out to your favourite local business by checking-in or tagging them on social and using the hashtag #togetherwecansupportlocal.

Business / Economy 30 Jun 2020

Records broken as huge number of Aucklanders have their say

A record number of Aucklanders have had their say on Auckland Council’s 2020/2021 ‘Emergency Budget’.

Business / Economy 28 May 2020

Not going viral: How Auckland bounces back from COVID-19

Chief Economist David Norman expects a relatively sharp bounce back for Auckland's economy.

Business / Economy 25 May 2020

Another step toward Business Improvement District for Henderson

Central Henderson businesses are in line for a timely boost following the news that the establishment of a new Business Improvement District has been endorsed by Henderson-Massey Local Board.

Finance 13 Mar 2020

Have your say on Auckland’s budget

More than 1800 individuals and groups have had their say on the council's proposed Annual Budget 2020/2021.

Housing 7 Mar 2020

Auckland land supply policy plays minimal role in property prices, new report shows

A new study, An evidence-based approach: Does the Rural Urban Boundary impose a price premium on land inside it? shows the new planning policies have little to no impact on property prices.

Environment 6 Mar 2020

2-in-a-Ute pilot work programme hits the road

A new project is bringing training and employment to Aucklanders and training the next generation of tradies.

Community 5 Mar 2020

Businesses sought for Youth Employability Programme

Youth Employability is appealing for more businesses to support the next generation of workers with work experience programmes.

Business / Economy 5 Mar 2020

Squaring the circle - embracing the circular economy

The decisions that businesses make and the companies that individuals choose to support can have a positive impact on the planet, and the way forward may rely on us going in circles.

Finance 3 Mar 2020

Have your say on the Annual Budget 2020/2021

Consultation for the proposed Annual Budget 2020/2021 is now open so it's our chance to have a say about what Auckland Council is planning towards making Auckland a world-class city.

Waste 3 Mar 2020

Grants available for great zero-waste ideas

Up to $50,000 is available to businesses and community groups to support waste-reduction projects.

Housing 30 Jan 2020

Chief Economist's Insights: Avocado versus apple crates

Debate rages between the generations. Each seems convinced the other had it easier in their day to get on the property ladder. David Norman discusses who had it tougher.

Business / Economy 29 Jan 2020

Auckland draws record visitor numbers this summer

A record number of visitors flocked to Auckland this summer with more than 824,000 international arrivals into the region.

Business / Economy 29 Jan 2020

Mayor commends $3.4bn government investment in Auckland's transport

Mayor Phil Goff is pleased the government has responded positively to Auckland Council’s calls for greater investment in Auckland’s infrastructure.