Back to All Events

Auckland Climate Symposium

  • Auckland New Zealand (map)

Click here to register. Once those places are filled, we will continue to operate a wait list, please contact Fiona Driver if you would like to be added to the wait list.

In addition, given the significant interest in the 18 March Conference programme, we are pleased to announce that will be live-streaming the conference sessions via the AucklandCouncil live stream site, also accessible directly via the Auckland Council Live YouTube channel. Click here to view the final programme for the conference as well as an overview of the whole three-day Auckland Climate Symposium, which includes the following events that you may be interested in attending:

·         The Symposium Closing Session with Hon James Shaw, Minister for Climate Change on Wednesday 20 March, 3.30 – 5.00pm, followed by a drinks reception. Further details below, click here to register.

·         The launch of the innovative Future Fit, New Zealand’s first ever gamified personal carbon footprint tool on Monday 18 March, from 5.00pm. Register here.

·         The Great Intergenerational Food Transformation on Tuesday 19 March, 
9.00 – 11.00 am
, brought to you by the University of Auckland and the EAT Forum. For more information and to register contact Tina Eliott.

·         The Generation Zero Talk, Act and Achieve Climate Action event onTuesday 19 March, 2.30 – 4.00pm. Click here to register.

·         The Live Lightly Community Hui: Guardians of Tomorrow, growing ideas into action on Wednesday 20 March, 9.00am – 1.00pm.

Auckland Climate Symposium Closing Session
Wednesday 20 March, 3.30 – 5.00pm

The closing session of the Symposium will include keynote presentations from Hon James Shaw, Minister for Climate Change and Councillor Penny Hulse, Chair of the Environment and Community Committee at Auckland Council.

Hon James Shaw, Minister for Climate Change, will speak about New Zealand’s transition to a net-zero emissions economy and Auckland’s role in supporting that shift.  2019 marks an important year for climate change as the Government progresses the Zero Carbon Bill, putting in place a target and the institutions and strategy to reach it.  Minister Shaw will outline this programme of work, and the major milestones and their timing for the year.