Climate Change Action

Accelerating community transition towards carbon zero & UN SDGs.

WAO New Zealand’s mission is to educate, inspire and enable New Zealand communities to accelerate towards a Carbon Zero future and beyond. The ONE Summit is a six day annual event held in the Southern Lakes District. Find out about the next summit here.

WAI Wānaka worked with WAO on a range of workshops and talks at the last summit in October 2020:

Food & Fibre for a Better World

WAO New Zealand aims to:

  • Increase the speed at which communities can become Carbon Zero 21st Century communities.
  • Mainstream sustainability to foster thriving, diverse & interconnected environments, communities and businesses.
  • Advocate and raise awareness of climate justice, bio-sphere & environmental rights.
  • Increase community cohesion through establishment of partnership and collaboration networks.

Get involved

Sign up as a volunteer and make sure you come along to the next Summit.