Economy and insights

Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland is the powerhouse of New Zealand’s economy, home to diverse and progressive industries.

Our wide range of research, insights, and Auckland’s Future, Now events explore the challenges and opportunities of growing our region's economy and how we can make Auckland a desirable place to live, work, invest and do business. 


Enriching cultural and economic life in Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland

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Latest research and insights

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Monthly Auckland Destination Overview (February 2024)

Published April 2024 for the period ending February 2024.

Monthly Auckland Destination Overview (November 2023)

Published February 2024 for the period ending November 2023.

Mitigating climate change in New Zealand: impacts on Auckland’s economy

Areas examined in the insights report include GDP impacts and opportunities for Auckland; how jobs across the region could change in the transition to low carbon; and the importance of equitable transition plans.

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Auckland Index

The Auckland Index is a snapshot of New Zealand’s global city. It offers an interactive, data-driven look into what makes our economy tick and a glimpse into the Auckland of the future.

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