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Council news 18 Sep 2023

Progress made but more action needed to accelerate delivery of Te Tāruke-ā-Tāwhiri: Auckland’s Climate Plan

Severe weather events like the Auckland Anniversary Floods and Cyclone Gabrielle show the devastating impacts of climate change – and the importance of climate action.

Cleaning up our environment 1 Aug 2023

Three ways Auckland Council is taking action against climate change

We are working hard to address climate change, and it's not all about reducing emissions! Discover three other ways we're taking action.

14-24 year olds 21 Jul 2023

Young leaders show the way in fight to enhance the health of Manukau Harbour

Young people are taking a hands-on role in preserving the Manukau Harbour.

Akl Paths 27 Jun 2023

Where to for Manukau Harbour shorelines?

Public input is sought into Shoreline Adaptation Plans that will inform the management of large sections of coastline along the Manukau Harbour for the next 100 years.

14-24 year olds 26 Jun 2023

Young environmental leaders step up

Young environmental leaders have attended a sustainability wānanga.

Climate action 20 Jun 2023

Little red digger slashes emissions

For the first time, Auckland Council’s Healthy Waters stormwater team is trialing an electric digger on its maintenance operations, a first in the southern hemisphere.

Climate action 12 Jun 2023

Auckland Council’s FutureFit challenge to business

An easy-to-use online tool created by Auckland Council to help organisations’ employees to determine their personal carbon footprint is being snapped up by councils and businesses around the country.

Environment 18 May 2023

One year on – the green revolution spreads across the Central City library roof top

It is a year since Auckland Council installed its largest 'living roof' on a council-owned building, the Central City Library Tāmaki Pātaka Kōrero.

Environment 18 Apr 2023

Aucklanders carbon impact 15 per cent higher than fellow New Zealanders

Auckland has much work to do to reduce its carbon footprint

Cleaning up our environment 27 Mar 2023

Students tackling climate change

A group of Auckland schools are coming up with strategies to help tackle climate change, reduce carbon emissions, and create a more sustainable future for New Zealand.

14-24 year olds 27 Mar 2023

Botanic Gardens become a classroom

Hundreds of children have taken part in Eye on Nature learning sessions.

Climate action 16 Nov 2022

Auckland Council helps build resilience in rural communities

Facing the prospect of further dry summers, Auckland Council has established 21 permanent community water sites around rural Auckland to help mitigate the situation and assist with future drought management. A further ten sites are to be added whe...

Climate action 30 Sep 2022

Auckland Climate Festival face to face for the first time

Auckland's second annual Climate Festival takes place this October.

Climate action 23 Sep 2022

Applications sought for Auckland climate grants

From Monday 26 September, Auckland Council will be accepting applications from organisations and community groups in the Auckland region for the newly created Auckland Climate Grant programme.

Climate action 31 Aug 2022

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