The Mayor is calling on the Government for help in developing a sensible way forward for working with communities on coastal hazards.
The Council today approved Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel’s proposal to write to the Minister for Local Government and the Minister for the Environment to alert them to the difficulties that arise from Council’s statutory obligations to include hazard information on Land Information Memorandums (LIMs), and fully engaging communities in discussions about coastal hazards.
A report that identified 6000 Christchurch properties susceptible to erosion and nearly 18,000 at risk of coastal inundation was heavily criticised.
The Christchurch City Council is embarking on six-month programme to revise a controversial report on flooding and erosion.
In August, a panel of scientific experts highlighted a number of aspects of the Tonkin & Taylor coastal hazards assessment report that needed to be changed or re-assessed. It wanted maps highlighting coastal erosion hazard zones discarded and redone for...
Christchurch Coastal Residents United (CCRU) is working with Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel over coastal hazard issues.
A Christchurch group is continuing to lobby for the removal of coastal flooding and erosion information from thousands of property records.
The Christchurch City Council on Monday altered 18,000 Land Information Memorandum (LIM) reports after a panel of scientific experts last month said coastal hazard information should be removed because maps used to identify at risk properties could be "legally...
Coastal hazard information will stay on 18,000 Christchurch LIMs, but they will not stipulate whether the risk is from coastal erosion or inundation.
The Christchurch City Council is changing controversial coastal flooding and erosion information on thousands of property records.
The council announced on Monday it would alter 18,000 Land Information Memorandum (LIM) reports after a panel of scientific experts said last month coastal hazard information should be removed. The experts said maps used to identify at risk pr...