TVNZ- Families in limbo after projected sea level rise puts home building on ice - 'Only good fo

Unclear laws and a lack of direction has home owners and policy makers questioning who should have to pick up the multi-billion dollar bill for the impact of forecast sea level rise. Christchurch home owners Pete and Jan spent their life savings on a property and the plans to build their dream home, before being told the risk of sea level rise would mean they couldn't build... READ FULL ARTICLE and VIEW VIDEO here > Are you in a similar situation? Send your stories to

A regeneration strategy and time frame Southshore and South Brighton

In 2018 Regenerate Christchurch, with support from Christchurch City Council and Environment Canterbury, will be developing a regeneration strategy for Southshore and South New Brighton. The regeneration strategy will consider the environmental, social, cultural and economic effects of the issues facing Southshore and South New Brighton. It will focus on short, medium and long-term options to adapt to the effects of climate change, and to address the remaining effects from the Canterbury earthquakes. It will also consider the future of Southshore’s redzone. They be starting wider public engagement from May 2018 onwards, and community feedback will help shape each stage of the development of

19 Abbreviations You Need To Know

The latest greatest hits- these are most of the abbreviations you will see and hear bandied about when you start looking to build a new home or build onto or make improvements to an existing dwelling. CCC Christchurch City Council CCRU Christchurch Coastal Residents’ United CRPS Canterbury Regional Policy Statement CRO Chief Resilience Officer HFHMA High Flood Hazard Management Area IHP Independent Hearing Panel ITE Infrastructure Transport & Environment LDRP Land Drainage Recovery Programme LTDP Long Term District Planning LTP Long Term Plan MPRRA Mount Pleasant Rate Payers Association OCEL Report RDA Restricted Discretion

OCEL Southshore Inundation Protection Levee PLAN

OCEL is Offshore and Coastal Engineering Consultants NZ Ltd and GRAHAM TEAL is the expert who put this report together. Save our estuary frontage? Protect Southshore and South Brighton from flooding into the future? A long term solution, not a band-aid? These findings and solutions are cost saving, environmentally sound, sensible, practical and immediately workable. What do you think? Download the full report >

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