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Auckland City Street - blurred images of people sitting outside on a pedestrian friendly city lane

A Vision for Auckland: Designing with future generations in mind

Frith Walker, George Weeks, Emma McInnes, Chamanthie Sinhalage-Fonseka, Councillor Shane Henderson, Kerrin Leoni

Auckland’s city centre plays a critical role in the success of both Auckland and New Zealand. It is the main location for business, tourism, educational, cultural and civic activities and is home to 37,000 people.

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A view of Auckland's Viaduct Harbour from the waterfront.

Let's Talk - Climate Change

Alec Tang, Councillor Richard Hills

It goes without saying that the past year has been a big one for most people with a lot of uncertainty and change taking over the normal day-to-day routines we had become so accustomed to.

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Auckland City Skyline

So, Auckland has a climate plan... now what?

Alec Tang, Rachel Brown, Johnnie Freeland, Councillor Richard Hills, Te Huia Taylor, Rod Oram

Event date: 8 December 2020.

Auckland is in a climate emergency. 

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Auckland City

5 million people. 1000 days. One big idea.

What's the one goal the new Government should achieve in the next three years to make New Zealand even better?

Aotearoa/New Zealand, and the rest of the world, is facing two substantial challenges. We need an effective economic stimulus. And we also need to slash our climate pollution. 

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Auckland Harbour

Our Gift to the Gulf

Hon Eugenie Sage, Clarke Gayford, Moana Tamaariki-Pohe, Dr Rochelle Constantine, Riley Hathaway, Andrew Jeffs, Pippa Coom

Your part in protecting and improving the Hauraki Gulf Marine Park for future generations. 

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Voting: Why bother?

Oscar Kightley, Marina Matthews, Laura O'Connell Rapira, Michael Goudie, Karl Kane, Hayden Donnell

How do we get more Aucklanders to have their say at this year’s local elections?

5:00pm: Networking & refreshments
5:30pm: Start
7:00pm: Finish

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Auckland Harbour

The Future of Auckland: Is density a dirty word?

Andrew Eagles, Pamela Bell, John Duguid, Penny Hulse, Waiata Rameka-Tupe, Pianina Kahui-McConnell, John Mauro

Why density is so important in designing and planning a sustainable future for Auckland. 

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5:30pm: Start
7:00pm: Finish

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