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.
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.
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.
Regional benefits include:
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.
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.