• GROW NORTH

    SMART INNOVATION DISTRICT

    Initial report available now

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Grow North

Creating a smart innovation district

Massey University, Auckland Tourism, Events & Economic Development (ATEED) and BNZ are working together to develop a smart innovation district in Auckland North.

The leaders have brought together a group representing Auckland North school principals, academics, researchers, entrepreneurs, accelerating businesses, mature industry, local body, investors and business groups. This group have the aim of creating a smart innovation district that offers a unique opportunity to create a highly prosperous, vibrant and livable community, where aspirational businesses and talented people will want to live and work, produce exportable innovation and collectively build a better future for themselves and their families.

Who are we?

The Grow North project is governed by a steering committee including representation from funders and industry.

The project is being managed through the Massey University's Knowledge Exchange Hub.

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    Get the latest updates on the Grow North initiative through our Grow North blog.
     

     

    Grow North research

    Auckland with Rangitoto in background

    Grow North report thumb Read the Grow North Initial Report outlining the feasibility of establishing a smart innovation district in Auckland North.

    Massey University and Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development partnered on the project and are now working to turn the research into reality.

    Read the Grow North Initial Report outlining the feasibility of establishing a smart innovation district in Auckland North.

    Grow North Report May 2016.pdf (7,238 KB)

    Where is Auckland North?

    For the purposes of the Grow North research, Auckland North refers to the five regions comprising Kaipatiki, Devonport-Takapuna, Hibiscus and Bays, Upper harbour, and Rodney, as seen on the map below.

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