This is the primary forum for advice to the Council during the developmental stages for water, energy, waste, biodiversity, urban design and transport management, in the context of Council’s roles and priorities.
- Advise Council on the best ways to improve Wellingtonian’s quality of life environmentally, socially, culturally and economically by protecting and enhancing the local environment.
- Bring knowledge and insight into Council around the environment, including water, energy, waste, biodiversity, urban design and transport management, in the context of Council’s roles and priorities.
The ERG will not be seen as representing all views on the environment in the City.
Terms of Reference (250KB PDF) | Text version (50KB DOCX)
Environmental Reference Group members
- Steven Almond
- Mike Britton
- Sally Faisandier
- George Hobson
- Michelle Rush (Co-chair)
- Clare Stringer
- Arran Whiteford
- Shannon Wallace
- Sam Satterthwaite
- Ben Zwartz
- Spencer Clubb
Wellington City Council representatives
- Councillor Tamatha Paul
- Councillor Laurie Foon (alternate)
These annual reports give information on the Environmental Reference Group's work and achievements and how they've addressed issues: