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Auckland was ranked 13th on WSP's Global Cities Index. Here's why – and what it needs to do to move up the list

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Auckland was ranked 13th on WSP's Global Cities Index. Here's why – and what it needs to do to move up the list

In an international benchmark of 24 global cities carried out by global infrastructure consultancy firm WSP, Auckland came an impressive #13 – ahead of Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane Calgary, and even megacity Beijing. David Kidd, WSP Opus (NZ) general manager client solutions, takes a look at what makes Auckland stand out from the crowd – and where there’s room for improvement.