Auckland's economy provides multiple opportunities to innovate, grow or start your business. Connect to the right contacts, resources and opportunities here.

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New Zealand’s economic powerhouse, Auckland generates 38 per cent of national GDP and is home to 36 per cent of the country’s workforce. An Australasian innovation hub, Auckland is home to 54 per cent of New Zealand’s tech sector, a billion-dollar screen production industry and specialist manufacturing industries, including biotech, robotics, precision engineering and marine and navigation products.

Growing business in Auckland
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Competing in times of challenge and change
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While COVID-19 has moved to the side of the stage, the lingering effects of its impact on the global economy have moved to the centre. Combined with growing global uncertainty and geopolitical manoeuvring, and the stark policy realities caused by climate change, 2023 is set to be a challenging year. 

Climate Connect Aotearoa
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Bringing together business, government, Māori, academia, funders and investors, and climate innovators to develop, demonstrate and scale the solutions required to ensure Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland and Aotearoa New Zealand adapt and thrive in the face of climate change. 

Access insights and data on Auckland's economy through the Auckland Growth Monitor and the Auckland Index. These complementary tools provide up-to-date information across a broad range of economic areas, from business innovation to GDP and population growth.

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Learn about funding available, practical tools and resources, and other great Auckland initiatives to help you and your business.