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Transport is responsible for nearly half of our energy-related emissions in Aotearoa New Zealand. By changing how we travel, we can make a real difference to climate change.

Switching from driving to walking or cycling would cut our emissions significantly, even if was for just for a couple of trips a week. We'd also be spending less time stressed out in traffic, making big petrol savings, and enjoying the best of the good weather.

Transport at a glance

Sources: EECA Consumer and Business Monitors, Waka Kotahi, Ministry for the Environment

  • 1/3

    of New Zealanders report driving less

  • 55%

    of people would like to walk or cycle more

  • 63%

    of drivers say traffic is too slow

  • 100%

    increase in transport emissions since 1990

Reducing your car use is the biggest thing you can do at an individual level to reduce emissions.

Everyday transport

Climate action can be as easy as ditching the car for one day a week and it comes with plenty of benefits, like less stress, less cost, and more fresh air. Explore the different ways you can switch up your travel, one trip at a time.

Business transport

Transport is a great opportunity for businesses to take climate action. There's a whole range of options available, from promoting cycling or walking through to setting up a work from home policy for your team.

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