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At Alert Level 3: Step 1 you can travel throughout Auckland for exercise and recreation outdoors. Our early childhood centres are open for enrolled children only.

Customer-facing facilities like leisure centres, community venues, customer service centres and libraries will remain closed until further notice. Essential services will continue.

Wear a face covering, use the NZ COVID Tracer app, maintain a 2m physical distance, wash your hands, and stay home if you are sick.

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Economic development based strategies

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The Economic Development Action Plan 2021-2024 succeeds the Economic Development Strategy (EDS). The EDS will retire in 2022.

​Economic Development Action Plan 2021-2024 (EDAP)

This plan's purpose is ‘enabling a more regenerative and inclusive economy for the people and wellbeing of Tāmaki Makaurau’.

It provides a coordinated reference point for the Auckland Council group’s contribution to Auckland’s economic development over the next three years.

The EDAP was adopted in July 2021 and takes its direction from important strategies including:

The EDAP will be monitored and reported on annually.

Read the EDAP

Economic Development Strategy (EDS)

The Auckland Economic Development Strategy was adopted in 2012 as a 10 year road map for Auckland’s economic development.

Since its adoption our context has changed considerably, particularly in light of the disruption caused by COVID-19. The Economic Development Action Plan succeeds the EDS, which will retire in 2022.

Read the EDS