Transition towns at the Sustainable City Showcase


Grey Lynn 2030 is delighted to be joining with other transition town groups in Auckland to take part in the Sustainable City Showcase  which brings together 120 businesses and innovators in a pop-up city at the Cloud.

You will find the Transition Towns space in the community zone located after you have worked through the commuter and transport zone; experienced workplace and business solutions; relaxed in the home and lifestyle zones; lived it up in the fashion and entertainment section.

Entry is free with a focus on family fun on Saturday

Discover, explore and experience a sustainable city of the future on Friday 23 and Saturday 24 November

The Sustainable City Showcase has been organised by the Sustainable Business Network, in association with Waterfront Auckland, Element magazine and greenideas.   Grey Lynn 2030 has joined forces with Mt Eden Village People, Pt Chev TT, Devo TT, Grow Sandringham and the newly formed Glen Eden group to present a unique Transition Towns space at the Showcase. Find out what initiatives we have been working on to create sustainable communities and what you can do to get involved.


The Sustainable City Showcase will take place at The Cloud, Queen’s Wharf, Auckland

The programme

Friday 23 November: open to public, 7.30am-8pm

7.30-9am Conscious Commuter Breakfast

Celebrating sustainable commuters by offering a free coffee and breakfast treat to the first 400 conscious commuters. Present a ticket stub, HOP card, bike or walking shoes to the greeter at the door. Delicious organic breakfast treats will be available to purchase from Ripe Deli and Kokako. A Zero-Waste event so bring your own cup.

NOTE:  the Velociteers will be performing  at about 8.30 am as part of the Conscious Consumer Commute in front of the Cloud

10.30am -4pm Interactive workshops and inspiring talks

5-8pm Green Drinks (registration needed)

6-7pm NZ’s First Ethical Fashion Show (ticketed event)

Feast your eyes on the latest sustainable fashions from Miranda Brown, Sitka, We’ar, Starfish, Chalky Digits, the best of NZ Fashion Tech’s up-cycling project. $30 tickets also include a goody bag and a glass of sustainable wine.

Saturday 24 November: open to public, 10.00am-4pm

10.30am -3.30pm Interactive workshops

10.30am-3.30pm Family activities

11-2pm Carrotmob

Carrotmob gives you the power to make businesses more sustainable. Purchase one (or more) of the sustainable products on display for the Showcase and part of the profits will be given to Garden to Table, an organisation that teaches children how to grow and cook their own food.

Full details of the Sustainable City Showcase click here and on Facebook