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2020/2021 He aronga poto i Te Tahua Pūtea

2020/2021 budget at a glance

In 2020/2021 we will spend $2.5 billion on capital investment and $4.44 billion in operating costs on key activities of our service delivery. We have increased average general rates by 3.5 per cent.

Infographic showing an increase in general rates impact for average value residential property of $1.82 per week and $94.85 per year, capital investment of over $2.5 billion for 2020/2021, over $200 million of savings and temporary cost reductions to operating expenditure and a $244 million target for recycled assets.

To find out how these changes affect your rates, see How your rates are impacted by the 2020/2021 Emergency Budget.

Our service delivery budget

Transport

Infographic showing capital investment of $1.15 billion and operating costs of $1.59 billion.

What we want to achieve

  • More people using public transport.
  • More people walking and cycling in the city.
  • Fewer people dying or getting injured on our roads.

See more detailed information about the planned transport activities.

Water, wastewater and stormwater

Infographic showing capital investment of $828 million and operating costs of $770 million.

What we want to achieve

  • A reliable supply of very high quality and safe drinking water to Aucklanders.
  • Less flooding and improved water quality in waterways, particularly after storms.

See more detailed information about the planned water, wastewater and stormwater activities.

Parks and community

Infographic showing capital investment of $184 million and operating costs of $771 million.

What we want to achieve

  • Community infrastructure that meets the needs of a growing and increasingly diverse population.
  • A range of recreation options that Aucklanders can choose from to stay active.

See more detailed information about the planned parks and community activities.

City centre and local development

Infographic showing capital investment of $191 million and operating costs of $103 million.

What we want to achieve

  • More residential homes in town centres and near transport hubs.
  • Well planned growth that supports strong communities.
  • Infrastructure built in the city centre in time for large events.

See more detailed information about the planned city centre and local development activities.

Economic and cultural development

Infographic showing capital investment of $50 million and operating costs of $231 million.

What we want to achieve

  • More visitors to Auckland.
  • Greater investment in Auckland.
  • More quality jobs in local areas.
  • A range of events and experiences across Auckland.

See more detailed information about the planned economic and cultural development activities.

Environmental management and regulation

Infographic showing capital investment of $50 million and operating costs of $231 million.

What we want to achieve

  • Our natural environment protected from human generated and natural hazards (e.g. kauri dieback).
  • Timely regulatory services which keep Auckland safe.

See more detailed information about the planned environmental management and regulation activities.

Council support

Infographic showing capital investment of $143 million and operating costs of $545 million.

What we want to achieve

  • Aucklanders having a say in decision making and voting in elections.
  • Aucklanders receive greater value from council services.

See more detailed information about the planned council support activities.

Total spend

Infographic showing total capital investment of $2.5 billion and total operating costs of $4.44 billion.

Leading and influencing better outcomes for and with Māori

Illustrations of two people greeting each other with a hongi and a marae.

The Emergency Budget 2020/2021 has allocated $19.2 million (combined capital expenditure and operating expenditure) for activities directly contributing to Māori identity and wellbeing.

See more in depth information on pages 22 and 23 of Volume 1.

Our budget challenges

Illustration of a downward trending financial report and a drought-stricken landscape.

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and the drought on Auckland will be substantial over the 2020/2021 year.

Read about how we plan to tackle these problems on page 10 and 11 of Volume 1: Our plan for 2020/2021 (PDF 8.3MB)

You should know

This is a summary of the Emergency Budget 2020/2021. See Emergency Budget 2020/2021 documents for complete information and financial details.

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