Regional economic development
Government is investing in regionally focused initiatives to enhance economic development opportunities. Kānoa - Regional Economic Development & Investment Unit (Kānoa - RDU) has been established to support delivery of these commitments. We also have a suite of Regional Economic Activity Tools that present social and economic data on our regions.
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Kānoa - Regional Economic Development & Investment Unit (Kānoa - RDU) was established in 2018 within the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment to support delivery of government funding to enhance economic development opportunities in regional New Zealand.
Our experimental Modelled Territorial Authority Gross Domestic Product (MTAGDP) estimates provide annual GDP estimates for 66 territorial authority areas and 18 industry groups.