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Today Auckland Council was the fifth local authority in New Zealand to declare a climate emergency, joining Environment Canterbury Regional Council, Nelson City Council and Kapiti Coast District Council.
Carole Smith, Director Environment
“This is landmark announcement that is tackling the issue of climate change head on. It creates an imperative for action that provides an opportunity for dynamic change at all levels and shares responsibility across government, business and society.
A game-changing new approach to designing recreation spaces has received national recognition, with the NZ Recreation Awards highlighting WSP Opus and Auckland Council’s work on Scott Point Sustainable Sports Park.
Last week thousands of people around the world gathered for 24 hours to create the solutions our cities need to thrive in a changing climate. Amongst them was a group of five from WSP Opus’ Wellington office.