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.
"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.