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Auckland (Tāmaki Makaurau) Climate Festival


Auckland/Tāmaki Makaurau – For the rest of October we spotlight the work of the Auckland Climate Festival acf21.co.nz — an open platform created to celebrate and accelerate climate action. Hashtag: #ACF21

The inaugural festival kicked off October 12 with a free and public launch online coinciding with the Harbour Bridge being lit up in the festival colors with support from Vector Lights, in partnership with Auckland City Council.

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  • What would locals like others know about Auckland/Tāmaki Makaurau?
  • Are any of the events or programs available as YouTube videos?
  • Which event organizers and participants are tweeting about the festival?


FAQ: Why a festival? Our city is full of climate leaders pioneering in arts, film, finance, business, conservation and more. Auckland Climate Festival seeks to harness the collective energy of these leaders, and encourage others to join in no matter where they are in their climate journey. Coming together for a concentrated period means we can ensure we are all moving in the same direction, learn from one another, and ultimately accelerate the change we need to see quicker than if we go it alone. It gives us an opportunity to take stock of how we are going in accordance with Te Tāruke-ā-Tāwhiri: Auckland’s Climate Plan, celebrate the incredible mahi already going on and catalyse new opportunities for change together.

Upcoming Events
October 16 Repair Café Aotearoa New Zealand | International Repair Day
Oct 27, 12-1pm – Auckland University of Technology brings you a webinar on ‘Just and tika transitions for Tāmaki Makaurau.’ Dr David Hall will unpack this with Catherine Leining, Climate Commissioner and Tania Pouwhare. The webinar will pick up on themes from the recent Policy Quarterly Special Issue on Just Transitions, edited by Dr Hall: https://ojs.victoria.ac.nz/pq/issue/view/798

Te Tāruke-ā-Tāwhiri: Auckland’s Climate Plan
Just Transitions – The idea of just transitions has greater purchase in public debate than ever before. But it is yet to be properly embedded into the thought and practice of government, business and civil society. This special issue offers concepts and tools to bridge the implementation gap for just transitions in Aotearoa New Zealand.

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Greening our city – How creating more green space in our city centre benefits everyone

Waste Management

The imperative to reduce emissions in our communities

Carbon Calculations


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