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(Note below are policies first for those candidates who have listed information with us - the rest can be found at - thank you to Policy NZ who have granted permission for us to reproduce the information below)

Environment and biodiversity

Protecting the environment and managing natural resources is a key responsibility of regional councils. Regional councils are often also involved in pest control and resource management.

John Davies Albany Ward candidate
John Davies
Albany Ward and Hibiscus and Bays Local Board
  • Commit to removing chemical based weed management across the Auckland Council area.
  • Ensure council supports the community groups that manage our "grassroots" response to pests and weeds.
  • Commit to the goals and principles of community led zero waste initiatives.
Jake Law Albany Ward candidate
Jake Law
Albany Ward and Hibiscus and Bays Local Board
  • Create more natural and marine reserve spaces that protect our natural wildlife from pests, and allow fish populations to rejuvenate.
  • Commit to more community recycling hubs that allow for waste minimisation and social responsibility.
  • Establish a workforce to reduce pollution and waste in beaches parks and reserves, by increasing compliance and enforcement.
Wayne Walker Albany Ward
Wayne Walker
Albany Ward
  • Reduce sediment run-off into Hauraki Gulf, Manukau and Kaipara Harbours, streams and natural waterways.
  • Implement controls on quantity of sediment leaving any given site in addition to existing process controls.
  • Incentivise and support community-based initiatives around plant and animal pest reduction and elimination. Predator free Auckland Region.

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