Auckland's business and economy

Our partners

  • Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED) is Auckland Council’s economic development agency that aims to improve New Zealand’s economic prosperity by leading the successful transformation of Auckland’s economy.
  • Auckland Council Property Limited is Auckland Council’s property management agency that manages assets worth around $900 million. It also has an important role in facilitating development in Auckland. 
  • Auckland Council Investments Limited is Auckland Council’s major equity investments management agency. The value of investments that ACIL owns and/or manages is approximately $1.5 billion.
  • Auckland Transport is Auckland Council’s transport agency.  Auckland Transport is responsible for all of the region’s transport services (excluding state highways) - from roads and footpaths, to cycling, parking and public transport.  
  • Watercare: is Auckland Council’s water and waste water management agency.  Watercare supplies around 370 million litres of drinking water to the people of Auckland and treats around 350 million litres of wastewater and trade waste.
  • COMET Auckland is Auckland Council’s education and skills agency. COMET Auckland is working to advance education for Auckland by supporting and connecting education initiatives across the city.
  • Callaghan Innovation is a stand-alone crown entity established on 1 February 2013, which aims to accelerate commercialisation of innovation by firms in New Zealand.
  • New Zealand Trade and Enterprise is New Zealand's international business development agency. Its aim is to help New Zealand businesses grow bigger, better, faster in international markets.
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade is the government’s principal adviser and negotiator on foreign and trade policy issues, and is responsible to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and the Minister of Trade.
  • Ministry of Building, Innovation and Employment is the government’s principle agency to develop and deliver policy, services, advice and regulation to support business growth and the prosperity and wellbeing of all New Zealanders.

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