The paper sets out challenges in the current climate adaptation system and possible options to address those challenges.
It draws on research including the report by the Expert Working Group on Managed Retreat. It also draws on engagement with local government, Treaty partners and stakeholders.
Nelson Tasman Climate Forum took the opportunity to express their vision on that subject.
You can find the NTCF fully endorsed submission here: Community-led retreat and Adaptation Submission
This submission is in two parts, first the shorter response to the 9 Terms of Reference, and the second part has the answers to the 43 questions in the discussion paper : “Community-led retreat and adaptation funding: Issues and Options”.