West Auckland Moves On Addressing Climate Change

West Auckland Moves On Addressing Climate ChangeA guest post from Councillor Shane Henderson on some momentous moves for the city, and for the West in particular. This week, we committed the people of Auckland to halve greenhouse gas emissions within ten years.  This is necessary, but it’s going to be bloody hard. I am delighted to note that in my ward …
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Speak up on the Emergency Budget – by Friday 19 June!

Speak up on the Emergency Budget – by Friday 19 June!Speak up to make safer cycling a priority in Auckland Council’s Emergency Budget for 2020/2021, Consultation closes Friday 19 June.  AND CLICK HERE TO SCROLL TO OUR QUICK FEEDBACK GUIDE! It’s decision time. Facing a half-billion dollar loss of revenue due to Covid-19, Council is proposing cuts to every area for 2020/2021, and they want your feedback, …
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Local Board Priorities 2020/2021 – have your say by 22 March!

Local Board Priorities 2020/2021 - have your say by 22 March!It’s almost closing time for feedback on Local Board Priorities for the coming year.  Feedback closes Sunday 22 March – so make sure you have your say! With our heads spinning from the COVID-19 response, this is one small useful thing you can do, to ensure positive direction through the interesting times ahead. WHY THIS IS …
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For the record: bikes are climate action!

For the record: bikes are climate action!Bikes are climate action: sustainable, fuel-free, all-ages transport, that leaves you and the world around you better off. So it’s good to see bikes are a key element in Auckland Council’s Climate Action Framework. (NOTE: Feedback closes 8pm Monday 30 September – use our speedy feedback guide here to have your say quickly and easily!).  We …
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The Climate Action Framework – a speedy feedback guide

The Climate Action Framework - a speedy feedback guideThe clock is ticking: Auckland Council has acknowledged there’s a climate emergency, and something must be done. The city’s Climate Action Framework is now up for consultation. Your feedback will help Council make a plan, and work out how to fund it in the next ten-year budget. You can see the summary and the full plan here, and …
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It’s time to vote for a bikeable Auckland!

It's time to vote for a bikeable Auckland!It’s local body election time: voting papers are arriving in letterboxes all over the city. Your vote must be in the post by 8 October, or in an official ballot box by noon on 12 October to be counted. Your vote matters this year more than ever this year – with the climate clock ticking, and …
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A bike-friendly feedback guide: the 10-year budget and the Auckland Plan

A bike-friendly feedback guide: the 10-year budget and the Auckland PlanHere’s our quick and easy guide to giving bike-friendly feedback on the Auckland Plan and 10-year budget – feedback closes on Wednesday 28 March 2018, so have a read and have your say! (See our overview of the plan and budget over here). We’ve combed through the forms to give you a bike-friendly angle on every …
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