Consultation hub

Welcome to the Climate Change Commission's consultation website.

We provide independent, evidence-based advice on climate change issues to Aotearoa New Zealand's government of the day. We use this website to hear views from all New Zealanders, so that we can reflect them in our advice. Read more about this site

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Consultation information

Our first consultation took place in 2021 and helped to shape Ināia tonu nei: A low emissions future for Aotearoa, our first package of advice to the government. Our final advice was presented to the Government on 31 May 2021. You can find more information about this consultation on our website.

We consult with the public regularly. Our mandate is to hear all New Zealanders’ perspectives before making recommendations to government. You can find detailed information about our upcoming work on our website.

Forthcoming consultations

  • Reducing emissions in Aotearoa New Zealand: 2026-2030

    We are consulting on our draft advice to Government on the second emissions reduction plan . Emissions budgets are the Government’s stepping stones for reaching Aotearoa New Zealand’s 2050 emissions targets. Each emissions budget sets out the total amount of emissions that... More

    Opens 26 April 2023

Closed consultations

  • Climate action for Aotearoa

    We are consulting with you on the Climate Change Commission's first package of advice to government to help Aotearoa transition to a thriving, climate-resilient and low emissions future. More

    Closed 28 March 2021