On Thursday 12 April WasteMINZ hosted the first of its 30 Years of WasteMINZ events.

This event was timed to coincide with Auckland Council hosting a C40 Cities summit focused on waste management. The summit involved representatives from a range of world-leading cities including Seoul, Tokyo, San Francisco, Buenos Aires, New York, London and more.

Our MC for the evening was Paul Evans, with a keynote address delivered by Rod Oram. The full line up of speakers was:

  • Auckland Mayor Phil Goff
  • Councillor Penny Hulse
  • Keynote address by Rod Oram – Driving profound and widespread change in our economy
  • Discussion panel with representatives of C40 Cities. The panellists were:
    • Kevin Drew – San Francisco
    • Douglas Simpson – London
    • Melanie Oke – Melbourne
    • Ian Stupple – Auckland
    • Chris Underwood -Vancouver

You can view a recording of the event below. You can also download Rod Oram’s presentation above.