Auckland tourism and economic events merger could save $67m

Brent Melville
Tue, 11 Aug 2020

Auckland Council could save $67 million over the next decade by merging its regional facilities and tourism, events and economic development units, according to an independent review of the city’s five council-controlled organisations.Merging Regional Facilities Auckland and Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development is one of 64 recommendations proposed by the eight-month review.The panel, chaired by barrister and Otakara director Miriam Dean QC, said the two organisations shared similar goals and performed similar activities...

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