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Auckland Economic Quarterly

A quarterly update on Auckland's economic challenges and opportunities from our Chief Economist, comprising macroeconomic commentary and a feature article on a topical issue for Auckland.

​Auckland Economic Quarterly – March 2022

Introducing the chief economist and his observations on how cities create value through proximity and density, Auckland’s recent progress, and the trade-offs on the horizon as we accommodate the needs of current and future residents.

​Auckland Economic Quarterly – August 2021

Find out how we can ensure government reforms become good practice, get the lowdown on the lockdown and learn about the National Policy Statement on Urban Development (NPS-UD) and Three Waters Reform.

​Auckland Economic Quarterly – May 2021

Discover how the NPS-UD will transform development in Auckland, find out the background of this new policy and how we best measure accessibility and what people want.

​Auckland Economic Quarterly – February 2021

Everything you need to know about Auckland Council's draft 10-year budget, including tradeoffs we need to make, 10 key questions for decision making and how you can have your say.

​Auckland Economic Quarterly – November 2020

Learn how the pandemic has affected Auckland's major centres with uncertainty about when things will return to “normal”, and we look back on a year we'll never forget.

​Auckland Economic Quarterly – August 2020

We examine the effects of Covid-19 wave two and realise it was less bad than we thought,  explore some helpful lessons we learned in wave one and how the waves affected Auckland Council.

​Auckland Economic Quarterly – May 2020

How we expect Auckland to bounce back from Covid-19 and how recent global downturns, pandemics and natural disasters provide some learnings on how recovery may look.

​Auckland Economic Quarterly – February 2020

Housing affordability remains a challenge for many in Auckland. But until now, no studies had looked at whether the Rural Urban Boundary distorts land markets.

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