$160m a year: Sweeping new assessment of NZ's big flood threat

A New Zealand Herald article.

It’s estimated to cost New Zealand $160m each year and will only get worse under climate change.

Yet, for all of the damage it causes to our cities, towns and farmland, we still don’t have a detailed, national picture of the threat flooding poses.

That’s now about to change with a sweeping, five-year-long project to create New Zealand’s first comprehensive flood risk assessment.

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