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10-year budget and Auckland Plan

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The 10-year budget 2018-2028 and Auckland Plan 2050 consultation is now closed

Thank you for having your say!

The 10-year Budget

The council is currently processing the feedback provided in the consultation and producing the 10-year budget for 2018-2028. An overview report will be available in May 2018.

Elected members will make decisions in May 2018 and finalise the budget in June 2018.

If you have any questions relating to the 10-year budget 2018-2028 please email

The Auckland Plan 2050

Consultation on the draft Auckland Plan 2050 closed on 28 March 2018. All feedback will be considered and will inform final decisions in June. The final Auckland Plan 2050 will be published online by August 2018.

Read the Draft Auckland Plan 2050 to find out more.


​The 10-year Budget 2018-2028 topics



Introducing a Regional Fuel Tax to pay for improvements to our transport system a Regional Fuel Tax to pay for improvements to our transport systemWe are proposing a regional fuel tax be used to raise more funding for transport projects and service.aspx
Cleaning up our harbours, beaches and streams and paying for it up our harbours, beaches and streams and paying for itWe are proposing a new targeted rate to increase our funding of water infrastructure and speed up delivery of cleaner harbours, beaches, and streams.aspx
​Protecting our endangered species (such as kauri) and paying for it​​Protecting our endangered species (such as kauri) and paying for it​We propose investing more in environmental initiatives and funding this through a targeted rate.aspx
Our approach to the average general rates increase approach to the average general rates increaseWithout an increase to our general rates, we would have to reduce existing services levels and defer or cut some currently planned projects.aspx
Rating online accommodation providers online accommodation providersGive your feedback on how we rate properties rented via web-based accommodation services such as Airbnbaspx
Other changes and budget information changes and budget informationDisestablishment of Auckland Council Investments Ltd, CCO Accountability Policy and a summary of the Tūpuna Maunga Authority draft Operational Plan 2018/2019.aspx
Impact of proposed rates on your property for 2018/2019 of proposed rates on your property for 2018/2019Find out how new targeted rates could affect your property rates for 2018/2019.aspx
Local board priorities for 2018/2019 board priorities for 2018/2019Find out each local board's key priorities for changes it may make for 2018/2019.aspx

​The Auckland Plan 2050 topics



The Auckland Plan 2050 Auckland Plan 2050The Auckland Plan looks ahead to 2050. It considers how we will address our key challenges of high population growth, shared prosperity, and environmental degradation.aspx



Outcome: Belonging and participation Belonging and participationThe Auckland Plan proposes an inclusive Auckland, where everyone has the opportunity to participate fully.aspx
Outcome: Māori identity and wellbeing Māori identity and wellbeingThe Auckland Plan proposes investing more in tamariki and rangatahi to help advance prosperity for Māori, which benefits all Aucklanders.aspx
Outcome: Opportunity and prosperity Opportunity and prosperityThe Auckland Plan proposes investing in education, training and skills development to equip people for future jobs.aspx
Outcome: Transport and access Transport and accessThe Auckland Plan proposes improving transport choices so we can move easily around Auckland.aspx
Outcome: Homes and places Homes and placesThe Auckland Plan proposes all Aucklanders deserve healthy, affordable homes with secure tenure.aspx
Outcome: Environment and cultural heritage Environment and cultural heritageThe Auckland Plan proposes using growth as an opportunity to protect and enhance our environment.aspx
Our development strategy development strategyThe Auckland Plan: Shaping our growth - Ensuring we have the right approach to provide for 740,000 more people.aspx

Read the full consultation document

​Have your say on Auckland's future - read the full consultation document.


New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL) videos

View NZSL videos for:

  • The 10-year Budget Summary Document
  • The 10-year Budget and Auckland Plan 2050 Feedback form
  • The Auckland Plan 2050 Overview document


Other plans in this consultation



Draft Revenue and Financing Policy Revenue and Financing PolicyHave your say on the Revenue and Financing Policy. Have your sayaspx
Draft Auckland Waste Management and Minimisation Plan 2018 Auckland Waste Management and Minimisation Plan 2018The Draft Auckland Waste Management and Minimisation Plan 2018 sets out how we propose to have zero waste to landfill by 2040.Have your sayaspx
Proposed Regional Pest Management Plan Regional Pest Management PlanHave your say on how to control pests in Auckland.Have your sayaspx