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Strategic Objectives

As well as environmental improvements, Project Twin Streams aims to bring economic, social and cultural benefits to all the communities within its area: Environmental Aims Integrate land-use planning and management of water supply, wastewater and stormwater to minimise flooding, reduce pollution and sedimentation in streams and the harbour Recreate & restore ecological corridors contributing to… Read more »

Why PTS?

When Waitakere City became an Eco City in 1992 finding new ways to manage urban spread, waste and water were important and the idea for Project Twin Streams was formed. In 1997 Waitakere City Council commissioned studies to investigate the effects of stormwater on the Oratia and Opanuku Streams. There were critical issues: high levels of… Read more »

Contact

PTS Community Contract Organisations:  Community Waitakere – Henderson Creek EcoMatters – Glen Eden MPHS – Opanuku Stream MPHS – Oratia Stream Te Ukaipo – Ranui-Massey & Swanson To talk to the Project Twin Streams’ team at Auckland Council contact:  Amy Tsao | amy.tsao@aucklandcouncil.govt.nz

Achievements

Project Twin Streams has been recognised by winning a number of awards – both in New Zealand and internationally. International 2007 International Thiess Riverprize Finalist National 2015 Morgan Foundation New Zealand Riverprize Finalist 2010 Green Ribbon Award Winner 2010 Illuminating Engineering Society Lighting Design – Commendation 2010 RASNZ (Royal Astronomical Society of NZ) – Dark Sky… Read more »

Awards _NewABC

Awards Project Twin Streams has been recognised by winning a number of awards – both in New Zealand and internationally. International 2007 International Thiess Riverprize Finalist National 2015 Morgan Foundation New Zealand Riverprize Finalist 2010 Green Ribbon Award Winner 2010 Illuminating Engineering Society Lighting Design – Commendation 2010 RASNZ (Royal Astronomical Society of NZ) – Dark… Read more »

Resources

Click below for our latest environmental progress report, historical information about the project and more detail about our engagement strategies.