• Total Live Lightly Pledges 923
  • Together we've saved 101279 kg CO2e

Choosing to Live Lightly

Ko te rongoā kei roto i ō tātau ringa
Already in our hands are the remedies

How do your choices support what nourishes you and your whānau, every day? Our choices reflect how we connect and ‘keep well’ the relationships between taiao (nature), whenua (land) and tangata (people).

We all have a collective responsibility to live more lightly and come into balance as part of the Tāmaki Makaurau / Auckland ecosystem.


Every choice matters. So where do you start? We can help to explore the many everyday choices we face, from how you travel, the energy you use, the food you eat, what you buy, and what you waste.

Only you can make the choice to embrace the things you can do to support oranga (wellbeing) and leave a legacy our tūpuna (ancestors) and mokopuna (grandchildren) can be proud of.

Kotahitanga calls for us to come together and make our collective effort count.


Choose a kaupapa/theme below to explore how you can make a difference

Live lightly at home, at work, at school and in your community

Who knew that trying to save money would ignite a passion for waste reduction?


Having a warmer, dryer home doesn’t have to cost the earth

Graham and Sadhvi - Northcote

My physique has improved… I save $200 a month on petrol

Finding new inspiration

Enjoy the thrill of the hunt to find that unique treasure


Home grown runs in the family

Vanessa & Matti
Growing their own

We reduced our weekly waste to landfill by 50 percent


I'm saving around $80 a month on my winter powerbill

Takanini home owner

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