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Climate Committee

Climate Committee

Updated 2 March 2021 1:34pm

The Climate Committee was established in 2019. Its membership is seven councillors from Greater Wellington Regional Council, a member nominated by Ara Tahi, and an external member with relevant expertise, appointed by Council.

The Committee’s purpose is to oversee and inform the development and review of Council’s strategies, policies, plans, programmes and initiatives from a climate change perspective; and provide effective leadership on climate change for the organisation and the region to reduce greenhouse gas emission and ensure a climate resilient future for the Wellington Region.

Greater Wellington Regional Council membership

Cr Thomas Nash – Chair

Cr Ros Connelly – Deputy Chair

Cr Jenny Brash

Cr Penny Gaylor

Cr Chris Kirk-Burnnand

Cr Ken Laban

Cr David Lee

Cr Josh van Lier

Other membership

Dr Maria Bargh  expert appointee

TBA – Ara Tahi appointee

Terms of Reference

Terms of Reference for the Climate Committee