Civic Trust Auckland AGM

Our AGM this year will include a presentation by Edward Bennett. Edward will give an illustrated talk on castle architecture in Auckland, including such buildings as Firth’s Castle, Fort Takapuna, the High Court, Bishop’s Palace, Algie’s Castle and the historic Mt Eden Prison. Edward has been giving lectures and tours...

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Visit to Te Rau Puriri Regional Park

Friends of Regional Parks are organising a visit to Te Rau Puriri Regional Park on 27 October. Explore the park with park rangers and discuss the concept plan under development. Meet at 10am at the ranger depot  2911 South Head Rd. Please email bronwen.turner@forparks.org.nz to RSVP you’re coming. Photo: North...

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Election Special on environment and conservation policies – online

The Environmental Defence Society and the Association for Resource Management Professionals have arranged a political forum to explore the environment, conservation and climate change policies of the main political parties. This event will enable invited party representatives to participate in a moderated panel discussion focused on the issues that matter:...

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Beautiful Awards 2020 (online)

Keep New Zealand Beautiful’s awards are New Zealand’s longest-running sustainability awards, providing a benchmark for environmental excellence. Covid-19 has shifted the global landscape, and its long-term effects remain unclear. The need to recognise and celebrate environmental excellence remains as strong as ever. A link will be provided on the Keep...

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Climate Change & Business Conference – EDS

The Environmental Defence Society’s conference Redefining Our Future  will explore the extent to which businesses, policy-makers, and civil society have seized the opportunity to transform the future. Among other things, it will consider: the flow of government funding toward recovery projects the impact of recent policy and legislative changes international...

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5th World Conference on Marine Biodiversity (online)

This year, the WCMB will be fully virtual because of uncertainties in participants ability to travel. To accommodate an expected increase in participants, there is a new deadline for submission of abstracts for e-posters of 1st October. There is sponsorship to cover the registration costs of over 100 participants from...

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Our Zero Waste World Digital Summit (online)

The inaugural Our Zero Waste World Summit aims to connect the international zero waste community, build our collective knowledge and celebrate the stories and people that make this space dynamic and innovative. There are three themes as a broad framework for the event: Zero waste people and culture; Practical zero...

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4th APRU Sustainable Cities & Landscapes Conference (online)

This conference, hosted by the Association of Pacific Rim Universities, will bring together experts from around the Pacific region to exchange ideas and engage in activities focused on sustainable city-landscape interactions. By 2050, urban areas will account for nearly two thirds of the global population and create three-quarters of the...

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