The Nelson Tasman Climate Action Book

Get your free copy of The Climate Action Book, an ambitious plan for the Nelson Tasman Region filled with practical ways to lower your carbon footprint.

Grab it HERE.  Learn how your household, organisation, business or community group can make a difference and begin your transformation towards a healthier, happier low carbon lifestyle.

Making changes is urgent. We have a small window of time to make sure the worst case climate change projections never come to pass.


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Hui Highlights

It’s been a huge week for us all at The Nelson Tasman Climate Forum. 

At our hui on Saturday, we said goodbye to our much admired chair, Julie Nevin with a heartfelt thank you and standing ovation. Julie will be succeeded by Joanna Santa Barbara and we wish her the best of luck in her new role. The Forum also welcomed the election of a dynamic and youthful leadership group including Nelson’s very own Ecogirl Sophie Weenink Smith who took the seat specially reserved for a person under the age of 25.  

The news that Nelson City Council is committed to providing a substantial grant to the Forum for the next three years was also cause for celebration. 

The funding is seen as a resounding endorsement of the Forum’s practical work.

The Forum was very grateful to have both Mayors Reese and King take time to present their Councils’ progress at the hui.

Mayor Tim King and his Tasman District Council have shown a commitment to the Forum by signing the…

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About the Climate Forum

The Nelson Tasman Climate Forum is a community-led initiative open to everyone. 

We aim to get get everyone in our climate change response waka paddling quickly in the same direction.

Our mission is to weave individuals, households, civil society organisations, businesses, councils and iwi together around urgent, strategic action on climate change in the Nelson-Tasman region. 

If you're interested in getting involved, check out our volunteer welcome pack here or  launch straight in and JOIN US 


Our Charter sets out a shared understanding of our commitments and goals, and how we intend to work together. Read the Charter here.

You can sign the online version of the Charter here. The hard-copy is available to sign at our face-to-face hui, held quarterly.

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