Core Cities Overview

Local Government New Zealand and the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment are leading a project to develop a well-functioning network of core city-regions as a basis for developing collaborative relationships and an ‘NZ Inc’ approach to economic development.  The cities involved are Auckland, Hamilton, Tauranga, Wellington, Christchurch and Dunedin.  The objective is to enable more targeted investments by central government to increase agglomeration and lift labour productivity.  Priority One is providing economic development input to this project on behalf of Tauranga City Council.  A set of business friendly metrics has been developed across all core cities, which are also being picked up by other local authorities.

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Core Cities Overview

Core Cities Overview project aims

Auckland, Hamilton, Tauranga, Wellington, Christchurch & Dunedin