Local government infrastructure exposed to sea level rise

Councils are already experiencing the impacts of climate change, which have bearing on the prosperity, vibrancy and long-term viability of our communities.

Climate change will affect all of us during our lifetimes, and councils are increasingly recognising that resilience to climate change depends in large part on what is being done to adapt to it.

This report forms part of LGNZ’s wider flagship Climate Change project. The project is focused on supporting councils with their adaptation and mitigation responsibilities and involves ongoing advocacy to the Government on the tools and resources that councils and their communities need to address climate change.

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