The 2016 Survey is currently being carried out. Results will be available here as soon as possible.
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The project was a collaboration between councils represented in Local Government New Zealand’s Local Government Metro Sector forum.
The key purpose of the project was to provide information to decision-makers to improve the quality of life in major New Zealand urban areas.
The last full Quality of Life report was prepared in 2007.
Following several significant events in New Zealand, including the devastating Canterbury earthquakes, the subsequent postponement of the 2011 Census of Population and Dwellings to 2013, the amalgamation of local government in the Auckland region in 2010, and a general tightening of local government funds, a decision was made to disband the wider Project.
However, it was agreed by the core participating councils of Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch and Dunedin to continue in a collaborative partnership with the 2014 Survey.
The reasons for this include: