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Auckland Council

Environment and Community Committee

Te Komiti Taiao ā-Hapori Hoki

What the Environment and Community Committee does

This committee deals with strategy and policy decision-making that relates to the environmental, social, economic and cultural activities of Auckland, including:

  • climate change
  • biodiversity and ecological management
  • the Southern Initiative
  • parks
  • community facilities including sports facilities and libraries
  • waste minimisation
  • economic development.


Penny Hulse

Deputy Chairperson

Alf Filipaina

All councillors are members of this committee.

Independent Māori Statutory Board members

James Brown

Renata Blair

Senior Governance Advisor

Suad Allie

09 977 6953 or 021 706 380


See dates and times of meetings in the current year.

See agendas and minutes of past meetings.