Our Economy

Council Consent Guidelines

When establishing a business, there are a number of industry requirements to consider and Council has consent requirements for the following:

Resource Consents

Building Consents

Licensing & Certifiation


Our National Economy

The Infometics Mega Trends Report 2011 available for downloading below is  is a report which identifies ten major global and national trends that are likely to influence regional prospects over the next 10 – 15 years. The report is intended to assist with strategic thinking and long term planning.

The Infometrics Mega Trends Report (2011)

The 2012 Budget has also now been decided by the Government.