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Auckland Council

Economic and cultural development

What the budget will deliver

  • Support and grow Auckland's economy through major events such as NRL Auckland Nines, Pasifika Festival Auckland, V8 Supercars, and World Masters Games 2017.
  • Work with business sector to grow jobs.
  • Manage major attractions, venues and sports stadiums.

How we measure success

  • Grow annual contribution to regional GDP from major events to $75 million by 2025.
  • Grow visitors to Auckland Zoo and Art Gallery to 1.17 million visitors per year and maintain a 90 per cent customer satisfaction level.
  • Host 785 commercial events and 990 community events per year at our stadiums by 2025.
  • Host 835 public art performances through Auckland Live per year.
​Capital spend 2015-2025 ​Operating spend 2015-2025​How we fund this​How much of each $100 of rates was spent
​$0.4 billion​$2.1 billion​65% from rates
35% from other