Important Dates- South Brighton and South Shore Estuary Edge Repair Options

Coastal Futures Update newsletter dated 12 July - click here PDF The CCC have now finalised the needs of the community and will be using them to help identify and evaluate options to respond to earthquake-related changes to the estuary edge. See the finalised needs list here LINK > Important dates 2–4 August 2019: Will be publishing the draft options for your comment on the website. Link here CCC have acknowledged that the internet isn’t for everyone, so on Saturday 3 August they are holding a drop-in (venue TBC) where you can pop in any time from 10am–5pm to find out more about the options, ask

CCRU gives feedback on the Draft- integrated water strategy and how it relates to Coastal Communitie

CCRU has submitted and given feedback on an integrated water strategy for Ōtautahi Christchurch and Te Pātaka o Rākaihautū Banks Peninsula. The draft strategy covers Christchurch's water supply, wastewater, and storm-water. CCRU have given feedback on the elements of storm water, flooding, sea level rise, climate change response and adaptation, and Coastal Community wellbeing in relation to the CCC response to these issues. Read the "CCRU Submission" here > PDF Read "The Draft integrated Water Strategy" here > PDF You can make a personal submission here > it is open for feedback until 21 July, 2019 > LINK

Wellbeing a concern for Coastal Communities

A recent stuff article about kiwis suffering anxiety related to climate change has bought to the fore what is already being observed in our Coastal Communities "For New Zealanders, the natural environment is at the heart of the nation's identity, particularly for Māori, shaping the economy, lifestyles and culture. Disruption of cherished bonds between individuals and their environment, such as during the managed retreat of threatened coastal communities, can cause grief, loss, and anxiety," the report said. (Royal Society- Human Health Impacts of climate change for New Zealand, 2018) CCRU has long been working to bring the topic of Coastal Community Wellbeing to the attention of local and na

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