With Auckland’s population set to
swell to 2 million by as early as 2029, growing demands on housing and
infrastructure, and climate change exposing our city to impending natural
disasters, future-proofing Auckland has become more important than ever before.
The way we plan, design,
construct and govern our city will determine Auckland’s future viability.
The world’s cities are under threat by climate change. Building a
sustainable city is an integral part of Auckland’s future.
But what does the ideal sustainable city look like? And is it possible? Join us with Dr Michelle Dickinson as she facilitates the conversation focusing on crucial attributes and solutions – high-rise medium-density, incorporating resilience into urban design and development, and high-quality living for our people with easy access to employment, social infrastructure and clean, green spaces.
Please take a moment to read the attached: “If you don’t act like adults we will”.
There is also a short video by Bronwyn Hayward who shares her thoughts about “Children, Citizenship and Environment” which may be helpful when deciding to accept the children’s invitation to sign the petition and the request to share it on your social media.
Please join XR next Tuesday at 9am to urge Auckland Council
to declare a Climate Emergency!
If you have a spare couple of hours next Tuesday morning, Extinction Rebellion Tamaki Makaurau Auckland is making a presentation to the Auckland Council about the need for immediate action on climate change. We are speaking at the Community and Environment committee meeting. It would be great to have support from other climate groups around Auckland.
Extinction Rebellion will be presenting our proposal to
Auckland Council, calling on them to join 369 councils all over the world by
declaring a Climate Emergency and acting with proper urgency.
Meet at the bottom of the council chambers in the Town
Hall – 9am Tuesday 12th March. Please wear black.
The Tamaki Makaurau Extinction Rebellion group is organising a hui of all climate action groups in Auckland. I’m one of the liaison people. We are inviting one or two people from each group. The purpose is to meet, discuss common kaupapa and see where we might join together on upcoming projects/actions. It’s on Sunday 17th March 3pm at Cityside Baptist Church, 7 Mt Eden Road.
Here is an invite and press release for you to send out to your communities to encourage them to book a place to help us make this day a fantastic celebration of Aucklanders will for innovative regenerative change.
A fun, free event for the whole family and neighbourhood.
When: Sunday, November 8th , 1 – 4 pm
Where: All over Point Chevalier
1 pm start at Pt. Chevalier Library – Finish at Coyle Park
Bring your whole family, friends and lively spirits and travel around Point Chevalier collecting clues that piece together an understanding of our suburb’s amazing history and natural beauty.
You can choose a leisurely walk to find clues and surprises, go hard out on your bicycle or scooter to cover the distance, or just sit back amongst the hustle and bustle. There will be something for everyone to participate in and enjoy!
If you are interested in getting involved and helping out please contact us !
Bicylces (singles and tandems) can be rented on the day from Adventure Cycles in Pt. Chevalier. For more info contact them directly under (09) 940 2453 or email.
Rediscover Point Chevalier and have fun for the whole neighborhood! Come and spend a playful action-packed Sunday with your whanau and neighbors. Bring your whole family, friends and lively spirits. Travel around Pt. Chevalier collecting clues that piece together an understanding of our suburb’s amazing history and natural beauty. Share conversations about how we want our suburb to be in the future. You can choose a leisurely walk to find clues and surprises, go hard out on your bicycle or scooter to cover the distance, or just sit back amongst the hustle and bustle. There will be something for everyone to participate in and enjoy !