Auckland’s State of the Environment: small improvements but more work ahead


Auckland Council has released the latest State of the Environment Report, which draws on data from 11 technical reports to provide an environmental health check of the region’s air, land and water.

The last State of the Environment report showed ongoing environmental decline due to population increases, expanding and changing land use and climate change. These issues continue to underpin the current report.

The main changes the council has made since the last synthesis report in 2015 include introducing targeted rates to support more focused conservation and rehabilitation work, as well as setting policy frameworks for action:

Read the State of the Environment 2020 report.