What are Transition Towns?

Transition Towns initiatives are part of a vibrant, international grassroots movement that brings people together to explore how we – as communities - can respond to the environmental, economic and social challenges arising from climate change, resource depletion and an economy based on growth. We don’t look for anyone to blame or anyone to save us, but believe our communities have within themselves the innovation and ingenuity to create positive solutions to the converging crises of our time. We believe in igniting and supporting local responses at any level and from anyone – and aim to weave them together into a coordinated action plan for change towards a lower energy lifestyle. By building local resilience, we will be able to collectively respond to whatever the future may bring in a calm, positive and creative way. And by remembering how to live within our local means, we can rediscover the spirit of community and a feeling of power, belonging and sharing in a world that is vibrant, just and truly sustainable.

Local groups around New Zealand

Please contact the group nearest you. If you know of a group that is not shown here, please let me know so I can add a link to it.

Kaitaia

https://www.facebook.com/Transition-Towns-Kaitaia-296474850382778/
transitiontownkaitaia@gmail.com

Point Chevalier, Auckland

ttptchev@gmail.com

Glen Eden, Auckland

https://www.facebook.com/glenedentransitiontown/

Grey Lynn, Auckland

www.greylynn2030.co.nz and www.facebook.com/GreyLynn2030/ and email: greylynn2030@gmail.com

Thames

https://www.t3connect.org.nz/

Tauranga

https://www.facebook.com/transition.tauranga.1/

Lower Hutt

https://www.facebook.com/ttlowerhutt/

Kapiti

http://ttk.org.nz/

Mt Victoria, Wellington

frank.c@clear.net.nz

New Plymouth

https://www.facebook.com/TransitionNewPlymouth/

Timaru

https://www.facebook.com/transitiontimaru/

Waitati

https://www.facebook.com/Blueskin-Resilient-Communities-Trust-180367402010248/