Tai Tokerau Climate Change Action Conference
Taking action on climate change just got easier for Northlanders. This conference is the first broad based Northland initiative, creating diverse pathways for us to take action.
Registrations are now open. Register here.
(Note: This page is still under construction)
Date and time: 9.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. Friday 8 June and Saturday 9 June (to be finalised).
Venue Day one: Te Puna o Te Matauranga, NorthTec Marae, Gate 1, NorthTec, Raumanga Valley Road.
Venue Day two: Interactive Learning Centre, NorthTec
The Minister for Climate Change, the Honourable James Shaw, will open the conference on the Friday.
The conference is based on the Drawdown project led by Paul Hawken. Of his 80 solutions we have identified eight solutions, or clusters of solutions, most relevant to Northland. The links here provide more information about these solutions.
- Food: (Reduced food waste # 3 and Plan-rich diet # 4)
- Regenerative agriculture # 11 (2 solutions – dairy and drystock)
- Trees (# 12, #15, #38)
- Māori response to climate change # 39
- Electricity and Transport (Microgrids # 78, Rooftop solar #10 and Geothermal # 18 Electric vehicles # 26, Electric bikes # 69 and Walkable cities # 54)
- Project co-ordination
The conference is being organised by a team from the Northland Regional Council, Amokura Iwi Consortium Ltd., the Northland District Health Board and NorthTec.
Thanks to our conference sponsors.
Day one: Powhiri, Opening and presentation by the Honourable James Shaw, Minister of Climate Change and presentations more>
Presenters and facilitators