Councillors adopt Te Atakura – First to Zero blueprint

Councillors finalised and adopted the Zero Carbon Capital blueprint at the City Strategy Committee meeting on the 20th June, 2019. Read the news release.

Read the approved First to Zero blueprint

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What next?

Te Atakura - First to Zero is just one step in our path to becoming a zero carbon capital. Check out where we're headed from here, and how the conversation will continue.

Where we're headed 

We need to plan - and we can’t do it alone

Our plan to achieve the zero carbon target by 2050 will be guided by your feedback. We can’t do it alone — so what should the Council do, and what should others do? 

We’ve developed a blueprint for our plan, exploring possible actions, changes to advocate for, and ways we can support individuals to change.

Read more



Facebook Q&A with councillors - 1 May


The community joined councillors for a live Facebook Q&A on Wednesday 1st May from 5.30pm - 7.00pm. Together we explored how we can build a future for Wellington that’s safe from the effects of climate change. Read the discussion that happened.