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Technical reports

Updated 7 October 2016 3:37pm

Our Wellington region faces numerous challenges from natural hazards but we are not starting from a ‘zero’ position. We're producing technical reports and discussion documents to support the development of the draft Natural Hazards Managment Strategy.

Natural Hazards Management Strategy

Discussion Documents and Material

 Draft Natural Hazards Management Strategy

This proposed draft Natural Hazards Management Strategy (PDF 1.4MB) provides a coherent regional framework which will inform local and regional planning.

Executive Summary

This four page draft Natural Hazards Mangement Strategy executive summary gives a brief overveiw of the full strategy.

 Proposed implementation structure

This proposed implementation structure will provide coherent actions designed to carry out the objectives in embodied in the strategy. Actions will feed into city, district and regional plans, long term plans or asset management plans.

Benefits of the Strategy

Regional benefits include:

  • delivering greater consistency and efficiency in natural hazard research
  • risk identification
  • information management
  • co-ordinated hazard planning and risk management. 

The Strategy sets out the challenges we face in terms of Natural Hazards and shows what good practice hazard management looks like. This Strategy also provides guidance for dealing with the issues and challenges all our local councils and communities face.

Stocktake Report

Earlier 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. 

 

The Wellington region faces numerous challenges from Natural hazards but we are not starting from a ‘zero’ position.

 

Stocktake report 

We’ve identified the building blocks needed to build an effective regional hazards strategy.

The report is Wellington Regional Natural Hazard Management Strategy - Stocktake and Issues Report.”

The “gaps’ identified in this stocktake report will guide the development of the Natural Hazards strategy.

This report shows how effectively forward planning will help to limit the implications of natural hazards on the region’s people and communities.

There are many examples of good practice across the councils in the region but also areas where improvements could be made.

Three main areas of council practice were looked at in the report including:

·         information each council holds on natural hazards and associated risk information (about likelihood and consequences) and how the information is managed

·         Councils’ natural hazard planning provisions

·         Councils’ operational responses to hazard management (for example, staff responsibilities)

 Tell us what you think of the issues raised in the stocktake report.

The Wellington region faces numerous challenges from Natural hazards but we are not starting from a ‘zero’ position.

 

Stocktake report

We’ve identified the building blocks needed to build an effective regional hazards strategy.

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

The “gaps’ identified in this stocktake report will guide the development of the Natural Hazards strategy.

This report shows how effectively forward planning will help to limit the implications of natural hazards on the region’s people and communities.

There are many examples of good practice across the councils in the region but also areas where improvements could be made.

Three main areas of council practice were looked at in the report including:

• information each council holds on natural hazards and associated risk information (about likelihood and consequences) and how the information is managed

• Councils’ natural hazard planning provisions

• Councils’ operational responses to hazard management (for example, staff responsibilities)

Tell us what you think of the issues raised in the stocktake report.

The Wellington region faces numerous challenges from Natural hazards but we are not starting from a ‘zero’ position.

 

Stocktake report

We’ve identified the building blocks needed to build an effective regional hazards strategy.

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

The “gaps’ identified in this stocktake report will guide the development of the Natural Hazards strategy.

This report shows how effectively forward planning will help to limit the implications of natural hazards on the region’s people and communities.

There are many examples of good practice across the councils in the region but also areas where improvements could be made.

Three main areas of council practice were looked at in the report including:

• information each council holds on natural hazards and associated risk information (about likelihood and consequences) and how the information is managed

• Councils’ natural hazard planning provisions

• Councils’ operational responses to hazard management (for example, staff responsibilities)

Tell us what you think of the issues raised in the stocktake report.