Annual reports

Historic interim reports

Interim reports detail the financial performance of the Auckland Council over the six months from 1 July to 31 December each year.


Interim Report - 31 December 2013

This report details Auckland Council Group’s results for the six months to 31 December, showing its progress towards making Auckland the world’s most liveable city.

It outlines the income, expenditure, investment, and debt of the council and council-controlled organisations.

In the year to 31 December 2013, in addition to financial performance, Auckland has hosted a multitude of events, built and purchased new assets for the region, and continued to deliver day to day services, providing benefits for all Aucklanders.

The group has announced an operating surplus of $161 million in the first six months of the 2013/2014 financial year, and increased the value of its net assets by $330 million.

Key projects over the six month period include:

  • improving Auckland’s roads and footpaths by investing an additional $182 million
  • helping decrease congestion by taking delivery of our first new electric trains - $47 million invested
  • providing increased capacity for the expected growth in Auckland’s population by investing $28 million in the Hunua 4 watermain project.

Other major regional and local projects giving benefits to Aucklanders include:

  • enabling Aucklanders to find important information through a mobile version of our website, which includes rubbish and recycling collection dates, property valuations and rates, as well as, lodging a noise complaint
  • delivering on several long-awaited community projects, including the $5.5 million Ranui Library and the $5.2 million Otahuhu Recreation Precinct
  • responding to new housing legislation by establishing a housing project office and announcing 22 Special Housing Areas
  • continuing development on the waterfront including opening the Shed 10 ferry terminal
  • achieving excellence - the Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki was awarded the 2013 World Building of the Year at the prestigious World Architecture Festival
  • seamlessly implementing new licensing regulations under the new Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2013
  • protecting our built heritage by using the newly set up Auckland Council Heritage Acquisition Fund to purchase the historic Wong Doo Building (1884 – 1885) on Hobson Street and Airedale Cottages (1856) on Airedale Street.

Interim Report - December 2013 (PDF 880KB)


Interim Report - 31 December 2012

The group reported a total after-tax surplus of $478 million in the first six months of the 2012/2013 financial year, with an underlying $62 million net operating surplus for the period. The value of net assets has increased by $455 million.

Many major regional and local projects were kicked off or completed, and we reached some significant achievents including:

  • implementation of the new single rating system
  • introduction of the HOP integrated ticketing system on trains and ferries
  • Auckland placed in the top 10 rankings of all three major international quality of life surveys
  • re-opening of a revitalised Hurstmere Green in Takapuna
  • construction starts on a new library in Wellsford
  • redevelopment of the Lopdell House precinct in Titirangi began
  • refurbishment of the Massey Park Aquatic Centre got underway
  • customer services received 1,255,434 calls
  • solid waste and dog management bylaws adopted
  • City Centre Masterplan, the Waterfront Plan and the Economic Development Strategy launched
  • work started on transforming Shed 10 on Queen’s Wharf
  • Auckland named second in 2012 International Sports City Awards.

Interim Report - 31 December 2012 (PDF 1.2MB)


Interim Report - 31 December 2011

From building new assets to replenishing the region-wide library stocks, more than $520 million was spent during this period.

Also during this period was the opening of the Rugby World Cup 2011, Wynyard Quarter and the Viaduct Events Centre among some of the highlights.

Examples of the investments made from 1 June to 31 December 2011:

  • electrification of the urban rail network
$47 million
  • increasing bulk water supply, treatment plant capacity 
$22 million
  • north west strategic growth area
$19 million
  • increasing capacity in the wastewater interceptor
$12 million
  • a grandstand in Massey Park
$6 million
  • upgrading the Papatoetoe recreation grounds
$5 million
  • restoring the Tepid Baths
$5 million

Interim Report - 31 December 2011 (PDF 2.8MB) 

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