Business / Economy

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.

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.