Climate Change Carbon Zero Event

Water New Zealand

Water New Zealand and Beca would like to extend an invite to the first Climate Change Carbon Zero meeting.

Please register using the green button to the right or contact Katrina Guy. If you already RSVP'd then you will receive a confirmation email closer to the event.

Below is the draft agenda.



Jon Reed (Beca)

· Housekeeping

· What we want to get out of the day


The most famous climate change presentation

Rob Blakemore (Wellington Water)

· Bring in something of the personal motivation for change

· Any key water industry perspectives


What is already being done in NZ and by other water industries elsewhere in the world

Noel Roberts (Water New Zealand)

· Deep South climate challenge

· Climate change committee

· MfE

· Overseas (primarily WSAA and UKWIR)


Culture change in the water industry

Chris Thurston (Watercare)

· Watercare journey so far

· What is needed to make a change

· How we can all learn from each other


Introduce - what are the problems we are trying to solve?

Noel / Jon

· Explain we will split up into small groups

· Half an hour after lunch to come up with problems we need to solve




Group discussion


Feedback from groups

Noel / Jon facilitate


Summarise themes

Jon / Noel

  • Discuss key themes and prioritise


Next steps and close

Jon / Noel

Additional Information:

  • lunch is provided so please let Katrina know any dietary requirements
  • there is secure bike parking near the visitor parkin on level B1