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Natural Hazards Management Strategy

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Natural Hazards Management Strategy

Updated 24 May 2019 3:05pm

The Wellington region is an outstanding place to live, work and play. The dynamic forces that shaped the natural beauty of our region also cause natural hazards that affect all our communities.

The Natural Hazards Management Strategy is road map for council cooperation to deliver efficiency in hazards research and planning, and greater consistency in the way we manage natural hazards.

The Natural Hazards Management Strategy addresses challenges such as sea level rise, coastal erosion and liquefaction. The strategy which feeds into city, district and regional plans, long term plans and asset management plans. 

In 2016, we identified the building blocks needed to build an effective regional hazards strategy. Gaps identified in this stocktake report have guided the development of the draft Natural Hazards strategy. 

summary of the stocktake report is available here

The full stocktake report is “Wellington Regional Natural Hazard Management Strategy - Stocktake and Issues Report."

Natural Hazards Management Strategy - living document