The Government has released the released the much-anticipated National Adaptation Plan. This presents the most comprehensive direction on adaptation planning in New Zealand’s history. 

Although there was little change between the draft and final plan, the role of local government in implementing the Plan was highlighted.

We look forward to seeing how discussions around funding adaptation play out.

Read the final Adaptation Plan.

Read some commentary "NZ’s first climate adaptation plan is a good start, but crucial questions about cost and timing must be answered" on The Conversation.