Tiakina te Taiao | Climate Action Network.
Tiakina te Taiao envisages a tertiary education sector that is set to play a crucial role in ensuring a sustainable, equitable, and zero-carbon Aotearoa. We are working toward a Tiriti-centred future that sees all facets of our tertiary education sector acting together to mitigate climate change, ensure climate justice, and contribute to just transitions.
Our network aims to build relationships between TEU members, other unions, and education- and climate-related groups to share knowledge, disseminate information, and build lobbying power.
Tiakina te Taiao meets online several times per year to debate ideas, formulate actions, and provide support for enabling TEU branches to both act locally and contribute to a national strategy for addressing climate-related issues.
Through collective action and industrial activism, we are working to protect and empower TEU members, minimise our impact on the environment, and foster ahikā — the interrelationship of people and the land.
Join Tiakina te Taiao
Our network meets online several times a year. If you would like to join Tiakina te Taiao, please complete this form.
For more information and general enquiries, contact us via the below form.
- Te hau mārohi ki anamata: Transitioning to a low-emissions and climate resilient future [Emissions Reduction Plan]
- TEU submission on the Emissions Reduction Plan (November 2021)
- New Zealand Council for Educational Research Collective Agreement (see Clause 25. Just Transitions)
- TEU submission on the Climate Change Commission's 2023 Draft Advice on the Government's Second Emissions Reduction Plan (June 2023)