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Everything in Auckland currently seems to be focused around planning for continued population growth.  There needs to be a strategic conversation in Auckland (and New Zealand... and globally) around what the city's target or sustainable population should be. Once this is decided Auckland Council should incorporate this into all of its planning.  Population growth like Auckland is currently experiencing is no compatible with reducing the city's carbon footprint and adapting to climate change...

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There is so much grass in urban Auckland that is not used.  There are large areas of grass along roads that are never used for recreation- and someone has to mow them and keep them tidy.  There are also large areas of reserve land which again are on a slope or where people do not go much.  All these areas could be planted out in native trees of suitable size and scale- including road berms (eg.native grasses, hebes).    These would create a carbon sink, improve the quality and flows of...

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Richard Butler

Auckland, New Zealand

Joined this community on Aug 13, 2018

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Kingsland

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