Environment Auckland Data Portal
Visit Auckland Council's new Environment Auckland Data Portal The portal contains raw data from Auckland Council’s state of the environment monitoring programmes. Auckland Council’s Research and Evaluation Unit (RIMU) carries out environmental monitoring across the region. We have been collecting information about Auckland’s environment for more than 30 years and have more than 1000 monitoring sites across the region.
Wastewater infrastructure costs
From the Minister's press release: A new report continues to build a picture of looming potential costs as the Government seeks to ensure safe drinking water, and better environmental performance of the country’s wastewater infrastructure, said the Minister of Local Government Hon Nanaia Mahuta. The GHD-Boffa Miskell report – Cost estimates for upgrading wastewater treatment plants to meet objectives of the NPS Freshwater – is part of the Three Waters Review, suggests that raising the standards of wastewater treatment plants that discharge into rivers and lakes across the country could cost up to $2 billion.
Research reports: coming soon
Watch for these Auckland Council research and data reports coming soon. *Community* Quality of life survey 2018. Auckland report TR2018/023 *Environment* Air quality and societal impacts from predicted climate change in Auckland An assessment of vulnerability to climate change in Auckland The impacts of transport emissions on air quality within Auckland’s central business district Marine water quality annual report 2017 Updating the methodology used to calculate overall water quality scores at marine water quality sites in the Auckland region *Housing* A review of applications of hedonic pricing models in the housing market of New Zealand Auckland Council quarterly monitoring report for the National Policy Statement on Urban Development Capacity.
2018 Auckland Index and Auckland Growth Monitor - ATEED
ATEED has published the 2018 edition of the Auckland Index and the Auckland growth monitor. The 2018 Auckland Index and Auckland Growth Monitor include new features as well as updated data. The index now includes a new ‘Quarterly Snapshot’ section, as well as a section devoted to our financial ‘Markets’.
Auckland Plan 2050
From Our Auckland. Following significant levels of public interest, Auckland Council has adopted the Auckland Plan 2050. The plan sets the direction for Auckland’s growth and development over the next 30 years, responding to the key opportunities and challenges faced by Auckland.
The Productivity Commission has published its final report on its inquiry, Low-emissions economy. From the Commission's website: What did the inquiry find? Numerous changes will be required across the economy – some disruptive, some less obvious. Three particular shifts must happen for New Zealand to achieve its low-emissions goals: 1.
Local Government Conference 2018. Minister's speech
The Minister of Local Government, Hon Nanaia Mahuta, spoke at the Local Government New Zealand Conference, 17 July 2018. I am pleased that the Minister of Finance and Climate Change have preceded my presentation because you will appreciate that we are thinking about the big challenges ahead as we respond to pressures for growth, protecting and enhancing our environment, strengthening our resilience and ensuring that all our people can contribute to and share in the prosperity of our country, people, cities and communities. We are on a journey which in my mind requires us to work differently and in a way that builds a critical partnership and takes account of our respective roles at central and local government levels.
Climate change projections for New Zealand
This report addresses expected changes in New Zealand’s climate (temperature and many other climate variables) out to 2120, and draws heavily on climate model simulations from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Fifth Assessment Report. This 2018 '2nd Edition' of Climate Change Projections for New Zealand is the same as the original 2016 report, except for incorporation of results from a 2018 report on very extreme rainfall – the “HIRDS” report (Carey-Smith et al. , 2018).
Biodiversity Collaborative Group report
The Biodiversity Collaborative Group has published a report that incorporates: Background Report for the Biodiversity Collaborative Group’s Draft National Policy Statement for Indigenous Biodiversity The Biodiversity Collaborative Group’s Draft National Policy Statement for Indigenous Biodiversity The Biodiversity Collaborative Group’s Complementary and Supporting Measures for Indigenous Biodiversity Read the report See also Minister's press release www. biodiversitynz. org[http://www.