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Whakawhanaketanga ā-ōhanga, ā-ahurea

Economic and cultural development

Tātaki Auckland Unlimited supports the economic and cultural development of Auckland by making it an attractive place to visit and do business. They are responsible for the management of our major regional facilities such as the zoo, art gallery, sports stadiums and the Aotea Centre. They also support the visitor economy through major events and, working in partnership, the wider economy through business attraction, skills development and job creation.

Key areas of spend

  • Capital spend: $554 million
  • Operating spend: $2,746 million
  • Rates value per $100: $6

How operating costs are funded

  • Other, including fees and charges: 41%
  • Rates: 59%

The challenges

Growth

COVID-19 has led to considerable job loss and displacement of workers and already disadvantaged groups are disproportionately impacted.

Many businesses are struggling from the disruptive impacts of the pandemic, including border closures and the loss of revenue.

Ageing infrastructure

A key issue in the 10-year budget has been the level of investment required to maintain our regional facilities.

Previous under investment has meant that without an injection of additional funding many of these facilities could face closure due to health and safety concerns.

Our plan

Focus areas for growth

In addition to our $31.8 billion capital programme, which will stimulate the economy and create jobs, Tātaki Auckland Unlimited will continue its activities in stimulating the visitor economy with major events such as the FIFA Women's World Cup.

Work will also continue at the local level to build business confidence and opportunities and skills development.

Additional investment in renewals

An additional $182 million of renewal funding has been provided to ensure the ongoing viability of key regional facilities.

Accommodation Provider Targeted Rate

The Accommodation Provider Targeted Rate (APTR) recovers a proportion of visitor attraction and major events spending from owners of properties such as motels, hotels and Airbnb properties.

In the Emergency Budget 2020/2021, we decided, in light of the impact of Covid-19, to reduce our spending on visitor attraction and major events and suspend the APTR until 31 March 2021.

That suspension of the targeted rate and reduction in expenditure has been extended to 30 June 2022, and will be further considered in the Annual Budget 2022-2023.

You should know

This is a high level snapshot of what we will be delivering under each of our activity themes. See section 2 of the 10-year Budget 2021-2031 (Our Recovery Budget) - Volume 2 for more detail on these activities.

 Other activity themes

 

 

Transporthttps://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/plans-projects-policies-reports-bylaws/our-plans-strategies/budget-plans/The-10-year-budget-2021-2031/what-we-will-deliver/Pages/transport-2021.aspxTransportFind out about our plan to manage transport in Tāmaki Makaurau / Auckland.aspx
Water, wastewater and stormwaterhttps://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/plans-projects-policies-reports-bylaws/our-plans-strategies/budget-plans/The-10-year-budget-2021-2031/what-we-will-deliver/Pages/water-wastewater-and-stormwater-2021.aspxWater, wastewater and stormwaterFind out about our plan to manage water, wastewater and stormwater in Tāmaki Makaurau / Auckland over the next 10 years.aspx
Parks and communityhttps://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/plans-projects-policies-reports-bylaws/our-plans-strategies/budget-plans/The-10-year-budget-2021-2031/what-we-will-deliver/Pages/parks-and-community-2021.aspxParks and communityFind out about our plan to manage parks and community facilities in Tāmaki Makaurau / Auckland over the next 10 years.aspx
Centres developmenthttps://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/plans-projects-policies-reports-bylaws/our-plans-strategies/budget-plans/The-10-year-budget-2021-2031/what-we-will-deliver/Pages/city-centre-and-local-development-2021.aspxCentres developmentFind out about our plan to manage the development of centres in Tāmaki Makaurau / Auckland over the next 10 years.aspx
Environmental management and regulationhttps://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/plans-projects-policies-reports-bylaws/our-plans-strategies/budget-plans/The-10-year-budget-2021-2031/what-we-will-deliver/Pages/environmental-management-and-regulation-2021.aspxEnvironmental management and regulationFind out about our plan to manage the environment in Tāmaki Makaurau / Auckland over the next 10 years.aspx
Other activitieshttps://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/plans-projects-policies-reports-bylaws/our-plans-strategies/budget-plans/The-10-year-budget-2021-2031/what-we-will-deliver/Pages/other-activities-2021.aspxOther activitiesFind out about our plan for other activity themes in Tāmaki Makaurau / Auckland over the next 10 years.aspx

 Explore other Recovery Budget highlights

 

 

What we will deliverhttps://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/plans-projects-policies-reports-bylaws/our-plans-strategies/budget-plans/The-10-year-budget-2021-2031/what-we-will-deliverWhat we will deliverRead about what we will be delivering under each of our activity themes in the 10-year Budget 2021-2031.aspx
The 10-year Budget 2021-2031 decision-making processhttps://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/plans-projects-policies-reports-bylaws/our-plans-strategies/budget-plans/The-10-year-budget-2021-2031/Pages/the-10-year-budget-2021-2031-decision-making-process.aspxThe 10-year Budget 2021-2031 decision-making processFind out about the decision making process that leads to the adoption of Auckland Council's 10-year Budget 2021-2031 (Our Recovery Budget).aspx
Documents and videos for the 10-year Budget 2021-2031https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/plans-projects-policies-reports-bylaws/our-plans-strategies/budget-plans/The-10-year-budget-2021-2031/Pages/documents-and-videos-ltp-2021.aspxDocuments and videos for the 10-year Budget 2021-2031Read the 10-year Budget 2021-2031 (Our Recovery Budget) documents, videos and translations.aspx
How the 2021-2031 budget will affect your rateshttps://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/plans-projects-policies-reports-bylaws/our-plans-strategies/budget-plans/The-10-year-budget-2021-2031/Pages/how-the-budget-will-affect-your-rates-2021.aspxHow the 2021-2031 budget will affect your ratesFind out about the factors that influenced our decisions on property rates for 2021/2022 and how the 10-year Budget 2021-3031 (Our Recovery Budget) will affect your rates.aspx
Snapshot of our recovery budgethttps://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/plans-projects-policies-reports-bylaws/our-plans-strategies/budget-plans/The-10-year-budget-2021-2031/Pages/snapshot-of-our-recovery-budget-2021.aspxSnapshot of our recovery budgetFind out about the key issues we focused on in setting the 10-year Budget 2021-2031 (Our Recovery Budget).aspx
What's happening in your areahttps://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/plans-projects-policies-reports-bylaws/our-plans-strategies/budget-plans/The-10-year-budget-2021-2031/Pages/whats-happening-in-your-area-2021.aspxWhat's happening in your areaFind out what's happening in your area for the 10-year Budget 2021-2031 (Our Recovery Budget).aspx
Summary of decisionshttps://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/plans-projects-policies-reports-bylaws/our-plans-strategies/budget-plans/The-10-year-budget-2021-2031/Pages/summary-of-decisions-2021.aspxSummary of decisionsRead a summary of the decisions made for the 10-year Budget 2021-2031 (Our Recovery Budget).aspx