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Mayor 1 Dec 2021

Mayor Goff outlines billion-dollar climate action package

An ambitious $1 billion climate action package to reduce carbon emissions and deliver more buses, ferries, cycling and walking and urban tree canopy is the signature policy in Mayor Phil Goff’s proposal for Auckland Council’s Annual Budget 2022/23, released today, 1 December 2021.

Climate action 11 Nov 2021

Auckland Council supports delivery partner to reduce inner-city emissions

Auckland Council is supporting its delivery partner, Urgent Couriers, in its bid to cut inner-city emissions. The certified carbon zero courier company is aiming to take 40 to 50 tonnes of carbon emissions a year out of inner-city Auckland by replacing its city fleet of cars with electric cargo bikes.   Auckland Council General Manager Corporate Support Services Robert Irvine says the council is providing them with parking and charging stations in the basement of Te Wharau o Tāmaki Auckland House.

Climate action 9 Nov 2021

Businesses join Future Fit

Businesses are using the Future Fit tool to help staff reduce emissions.

Climate action 9 Nov 2021

Australasia’s biggest ever electric bus order will remove 10,000 tonnes of emissions annually

Australasia’s biggest electric bus order has been announced and will see a further 152 battery electric buses on Auckland’s roads and will reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the AT Metro bus fleet by an estimated 11 per cent per year.

Climate action 2 Nov 2021

Auckland selected to showcase climate initiatives

Eleven cities, including Auckland, are offering some of the world’s best examples of impactful urban climate action.

Climate action 2 Nov 2021

Auckland Transport shines bright at United Nations Climate Change Conference

Auckland Transport’s zero-emission bus fleet will be showcased in a virtual exhibition at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 26) in Glasgow this month.

Development 2 Nov 2021

Wiri on the world stage

A project that brings iwi together with Auckland Council to regenerate the Puhinui area bordering Manurewa and Manukau has been recognised on the world stage.

Climate action 29 Oct 2021

Early hope for emissions reduction

Here are more than 20 ways our region is changing to reduce our carbon footprint.

Climate action 29 Oct 2021

Auckland ready for COP 26 commitments

Global leaders are meeting in Glasgow to commit their countries to deliver on the goal of limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees.

Transport 29 Oct 2021

Eastern Busway gets green light

The next stage of the Eastern Busway from Pakuranga to Botany in Auckland is gathering pace despite the pandemic’s challenges.

Finance 26 Oct 2021

Auckland Council raises $1 billion in Green Bonds

Auckland Council has surpassed $1 billion in funds raised through the sustainable finance framework.

Climate action 21 Oct 2021

Auckland's Climate Plan

Te Tāruke-ā-Tāwhiri: Auckland’s Climate Plan is our long-term approach to climate action. It sets out the priority action areas to deliver our goals to reduce emissions and adapt to the impacts of climate change.

Environment 21 Oct 2021

Learn to Live Lightly

Aucklanders are discovering new and simple ways to lower their carbon footprint and save money using tools from Live Lightly.

Climate action 21 Oct 2021

7 Day Sustainable Lifestyle Challenge

The Live Lightly: 7-Day Challenge is a fun way you and your whānau can practice sustainability and fight climate change. Each day of the week tackles a different action.

Climate action 20 Oct 2021

Discover your footprint

Get an idea of the impact of your lifestyle on our planet and see how your everyday actions can make a difference.

Policies / Regulations 14 Oct 2021

Auckland Council adopts Sustainability Asset Policy for Community Assets

Auckland Council’s Environment and Climate Change Committee has today voted to adopt a regional Community Facilities - Sustainable Asset Policy, a key step on its journey to reducing operational greenhouse gas emissions.