Aucklands International Partnerships recognizes that cities that have a network of international connections and partnerships are better able to leverage business, investment and cultural opportunities.
Auckland has 19 formal city and country partnerships worldwide with many of New Zealand’s most important trading partners including Australia, China, Europe, Japan, Korea, the Pacific Islands and the United States.
Well-established business, education, cultural, tourism and best-practice exchange programmes are already in place with these partners.
Auckland Council is privileged to continue these relationships:
- Australia – Brisbane
- China – Guangzhou, Ningbo, Qingdao
- Germany – Hamburg
- Ireland – Galway
- Japan – Fukuoka, Tomioka, Shinagawa, Kakogawa, Utsunomiya
- Korea – Busan, Pohang
- Pacific Islands – Cook Islands, Samoa, Tonga, Fiji
- Taiwan – Taichung
- USA – Los Angeles.
Click here to read more about Aucklands international partnerships.