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Welcome to Knowledge Auckland

We provide research, information, analysis, and data about Auckland's social, economic and environmental landscape.

This website is managed by Auckland Council's

Research and Evaluation Unit, RIMU.

Please also visit RIMU's special websites for expert data and research information:
Auckland counts for Auckland's census data
Auckland economic profile for information about Auckland's economy
Environmental data online and State of Auckland 
for Auckland environment data and the 2016 State of Auckland report cards
Auckland Council technical publications are also published on the council's website.

 Natural environment

Visit the State of Auckland website for the

2016 state of the Auckland environment report cards

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Stream Ecological Valuation (SEV) training course

Venue: Auckland Council office, 1 The Strand, Takapuna, Auckland

Stream Ecological Valuation (SEV) training course November and December 2016.

Stream Ecological Valuation is a science based approach to stream assessment, suitable for use throughout New Zealand. SEV is designed to capture functional ecological data and it can be used for baseline monitoring, restoration monitoring and for resource consent applications. 

The two-day course, which includes classroom teaching and a half-day field trip, will teach the use of SEV techniques and interpretation of the data generated.


$900 +GST

Includes lunch, refreshments and course materials.

Course dates: 29 and 30 November, 6 and 7 December 2016. To reserve your place and for more information please send inquires to

Doing harm, doing good: challenging racism and the role of the academic

Date: 8 November 2016 9:00am - 8 November 2016 11:00am

Venue: Auckland University, room 321, Owen G. Glen Building

Speakers: Associate Professor Farida Fozdar

Take this chance to converse with Farida Fozdar, who is internationally recognised for using innovative and community-driven qualitative and quantitative methods to understand refugee and migrant settlement and the ways in which racial, ethnic, national and religious identities are constructed. She will lead a discussion about the "ethics imperative" (do not harm/do good) and how academics should approach the general public when trying to shift attitudes. ...

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