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3.6 Adapting to climate change

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Land use is managed to avoid the potential adverse effects of climate change induced weather variability and sea level rise on:

  1. amenity;
  2. the built environment, including infrastructure;
  3. indigenous biodiversity;
  4. natural character;
  5. public health and safety; and
  6. public access.

Objective 3.6 addresses the following issues: 

1.1

State of resources

1.2

Effects of climate change

1.4

Managing the built environment

Objective 3.6 is achieved by the following policies:

4.1

Integrated approach

7.1

Interests in the coastal marine area

4.2

Collaborative approach

8.6

Allocating fresh water

4.3

Tāngata whenua

8.7

Efficient use of fresh water

6.1

Planned and co-ordinated subdivision, use and development

12.4

Maintain and enhance public access

6.2

Planning for development in the coastal environment

13.1

Natural hazard risk management approach

6.10

Implementing the Coromandel Peninsula Blueprint

13.2

Manage activities to reduce the risks from natural hazards