Goal 4: An eco-city
Our aspiration is to be a future-focused city that plans for and cares about the future, enhancing its natural and built environment. Our city will realise the benefits to society from creating clean energy, lowering carbon emissions, and reducing our ecological footprint.
Eco City Strategy
Palmerston North will have a sustainable future and a reduced ecological footprint through effective planning of infrastructure and the protection, maintenance and enhancement of our natural and built environment. We are working towards our city becoming a low carbon economy.
This plan details how the ranges will be connected with the city by green corridors alongside city streams, and how native wildlife will be protected within the urban area.
This plan outlines how Council will become more energy-efficient, including energy audits of our facilities and implementing the resulting recommendations.
Sustainable Practices Plan
This plan details our efforts to foster more sustainable practices within and outside Council, including efforts to reduce waste and encourage more sustainable buildings.
Three Waters Plan
A plan to improve the mauri of the Manawatū River and its tributaries, while safeguarding drinking water supply.
This plan details how Council intends to reduce waste within our own operation and support waste minimisation in the community.