German Chancellor Angela Merkel announced a memorandum of understanding between the Auckland University Bio-engineering Institute and the Fraunhofer IPA research institute of Stuttgart during her visit to Auckland on Friday.
Auckland mayor Len Brown will sign a 3-way trade & economic agreement in China next Sunday with the mayors of Guangzhou & Los Angeles.
Home buyers are trapped…. The economic quarterly discusses dwelling prices without even mentioning the land component – an opportunity wasted. Recording difficulty is not enough. Doing something about it is imperative.
Auckland mayor Len Brown stepped out this morning to deliver a “state of Auckland” speech focused on advancing major projects for the region’s economy, particularly the city rail link, and on how to pay for them.
Auckland Council’s chief economist, Geoff Cooper, said yesterday the region’s unemployment rate dropped to 6.7% in the June quarter, down from 7.3% a year earlier and the lowest quarterly rate since 2011.
Auckland Council’s regional development & operations committee approved, today, the council’s economic development strategy work programme for the year that began on 1 July.