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From 1st Dec, Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED) and Regional Facilities Authority (RFA) merged to become Tātaki Auckland Unlimited. Auckland's latest awards and accolades can be found on our new site.


Auckland’s diverse international rankings, awards and accolades reflect our global standing and reputation, from our ongoing placing as one of the most liveable cities in the world to our ever-growing status as an innovation hub.


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4th equal for stability

Economist Intelligence Unit’s Global Liveability Ranking 2016

Top 5 Best Student Cities in the world

QS Best Student Cities index 2018

1st – Best Medium-sized Sports City (1.3m to 3m)

SportBusiness Ultimate Sports Cities Awards 2018

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4th best foreign direct investment (FDI) strategy

Asia-Pacific Cities of Future 2017/18 – FDI strategy

1st – Leading Meetings and Conference Destination in Australasia

World Travel Awards 2017

Waiheke Island – top 10 regions to visit in the world

Lonely Planet Best in Travel 2016

New Zealand rankings