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Coastal flooding advice out soon, says ministry

Tuesday 11 Apr 17 9:00am


NEW GUIDELINES†to help local government to cope with increased coastal flooding caused by climate change will be released soon, the government says.

In 2015, Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment Dr Jan Wright warned that about 44,000 homes were threatened by rising sea-levels, and urged the Government to establish a working group to assess and prepare for the impacts of sea-level rise.

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