July 28, 2018

Warwick Schaffer (Deputy Chair CCRU) and Simon Watts (Chair CCRU) presenting to the group about the RUO/HFHMA issue around a proposed development in Redcliffs which talks about the how strict application of the “avoid” from the HFHMA leads to absurdity.

CCRU (Christchurch Coastal Residents United)  organized a meeting at Redcliffs Bowling Club Wednesday 25 July in response to Coastal Residents’ distress and difficulty in extending, rebuilding or building their houses in residential areas that are in the High Flood Hazar...

With earthquake slumped land and advancing sea-level rise, do Brighton and Southshore have a habitable future? A regeneration plan will have to decide. JOHN McCRONE reports.

Mike Sinclair is looking happy, almost chirpy, as he points to the mark about chest high on the front wall of his house – where the floor level really ought to be according to council flood rules.

Sinclair lives in a row of homes along the estuary margin in Kibblewhite St, South New Brighton, where the earthquakes dropped the land about half a metre,...

November 16, 2017

The 2017 report provides detailed information on inundation (coastal flooding) and erosion for the main inhabited coastal parts of Christchurch and Banks Peninsula. Four climate change and sea-level rise scenarios have been considered out to 2065 and 2120.

November 12, 2017

A new Tonkin and Taylor report shows that under a worst case climate change scenario, flooding could affect nearly 25,000 coastal city and Banks Peninsula properties in the next 50 to 100 years.

But it’s important that the approximate 20,000 people living in coastal evacuation zones for a local source tsunami know when and how to evacuate and where to go once they do evacuate

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