Auckland is New Zealand’s economic powerhouse, generating nearly 40 per cent of national GDP.
Auckland is exploring how its response to the global pandemic and climate change can shape an economy that is resilient, regenerative and inclusive, one that continues to be a driver of national economic performance.
Tātaki Auckland Unlimited‘s Economic Insights Series is designed to stimulate discussion about the region’s economic performance and future, and help decision-makers understand barriers and enablers of economic development.
Director, Investment and Industry
Tātaki Auckland Unlimited
Auckland is home to many of the country’s leading businesses – or frontier firms – which are important creators of wealth and quality jobs. This report examines some of Auckland’s best-performing firms to find out what makes a high performing business. Our intention is that the findings provide Auckland businesses with practical tips and opportunities for driving performance.
Food and beverage (F&B) manufacturing in Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland is one of the largest manufacturing clusters in New Zealand. It accounts for 30 per cent of the country’s F&B manufacturing businesses, with 20,000 workers employed across more than 1000 businesses. The purpose of this paper is to provide information and insights to those in the sector, and includes potential benefits to businesses and the industry's future.
Auckland Economic Insights Series
Climate Change and Economic Recovery: Challenges Facing Auckland Businesses and Using Recovery to Support Resilience (March 2021)Enabling Auckland businesses, regional organisations and leaders to understand the impact climate change will ensure they are supported through the region's transition to a net carbon zero economy. Th...
Pathway To Productivity: Opportunities For Sustainable Economic Growth Across Tāmaki Makaurau (October 2019)While Auckland is New Zealand’s most productive city, the region needs to increase productivity to prosper. Higher productivity is closely associated with increased business profitability, higher wage...
Future Ready Auckland: Driving economic development through technology and transformation (June 2019)Auckland faces disruption as a result of changing demographics, emerging technologies and societal norms that have the potential to reshape the future of work. These changes will create risks and oppo...