From public transport to planting more trees. Below are infrastructure projects that are currently in motion to reduce our emissions:
Auckland Water Strategy
As the region grows and our climate changes, so too does the pressure on our water ecosystems. It’s clear we need to change our approach to ensure we are acting as guardians for the wellbeing of water. The council’s Auckland Water Strategy will help us to do just that.
City Rail Link
To reach our emission goals we need to reduce our city’s transport emissions. Auckland’s City Rail Link aims to do this by better connecting the inner-city suburbs. The project will be completed by the end of 2024.
Coastal Erosion Maps
Map that provides you with your property’s climate risk. Discover whether you live in areas susceptible to Coastal instability and erosion and what this means for you.
Ngā Tiriti Ngangahau - The Vibrant Streets Programme
The new $3 million, three-year programme, which will be delivered by Auckland Transport (AT), is one of the climate action initiatives agreed in the council’s 10-year Budget. Seven projects outside of the city centre will use trials, temporary infrastructure changes, education programmes and other complementary initiatives to encourage uptake of walking, cycling and micromobility.
We’re working to create a safe, green and well-connected Auckland. Auckland’s Future in Progress is actively creating new green spaces and transport hubs for our growing city.
Shoreline Adaptation Plans
We need to plan for the future management of Auckland Council owned-land and assets on the coast. To do this we are developing a series of shoreline adaptation plans. These plans will set out a sustainable, systems-based approach to the management of Auckland's shoreline over the next 100 years.
Water Quality Targeted Rate
The water quality targeted rate provides investment for new stormwater infrastructure and initiatives to reduce wastewater, sediment and other pollutants contaminating our waterways and marine environment. The investment is dedicated to achieving cleaner harbours, beaches and streams.
200 Hectare Urban Ngahere project
Auckland Council has ambitious targets to reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Council Operations by 50% by 2030 and to net zero by 2050. The purpose of the 200ha Urban Ngahere is to support achievement of these targets by planning and delivering projects that increase permanent forest on Auckland Council Regional Parks. Registering Auckland Council’s afforestation projects in the New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme (NZ ETS) and thereby creating GHG emission offsets for Auckland Council’s operational emissions.