Documents

NZ Coastal Policy Statement 2010

The New Zealand Coastal Policy Statement (NZCPS) guides local authorities in their day to day management of the coastal Environment.

 

Ministry for the Environment: Preparing for Coastal Change. Guidance for Local Government

This document provides local government with guidance on how to adapt to coastal hazard risk from climate change, particularly hazard risk associated with sea-level rise.

 

Coastal Adaptation to Climate Change: Pathways to Change, NIWA 2011

This report assists local authorities to develop local adaptation plans that encompass community values. It enables more informed proactive communities in the face of climate change.

 

Greater Wellington Regional Council – Preparing Coastal Communities for Climate Change: Wellington Regional Coastal Vulnerability Assessment undertaken by Mitchell Daysh
Whakarongotai o te moana, whakarongotai o te wā – Kaitiakitanga plan for Te Ātiawa ki Whakarongoai

The purpose of this Kaitiakitanga Plan is to identify the key kaupapa, huanga and tikanga (values,objectives and policies) of Te Ātiawa ki Whakarongotai (TAKW) that guide our kaitiakitanga as mana whenua.

 

Adaptation Strategies to Climate Change impacts on Māori Communities in Aotearoa: Horowhenua – Kāpiti, Dr Huhana Smith

This report sought to address climate change impacts on coastal communities, providing information and capability to help Māori envisage economically sustainable adaptation strategies that will enhance and restore Māori cultural relationships with the coast.

 

Te Moemoeā o te tāngata whenua Kāpiti

Vision from Tāngata Whenua for the Kāpiti District.

 

Traditional Māori weather and Climate forecasting poster (Te Reo version)

 

Traditional Māori Weather and Climate Forecasting poster (English version)

 

Te Wānanga o Raukawa Poutuarongo Kaitiakitanga Pūtaiao

Websites

Greater Wellington Regional Council Sea Level Rise Tool

This website developed by Greater Wellington Regional Council helps tell the story of what sea level rise might look like above the high tide mark around the Wellington Region. Use this tool to identify what areas will get wet first and see what an extreme sea rise will do to our region.

 

NIWA Climate FAQs

 

Greater Wellington Regional Council Climate FAQs