rising sea levels

4 Feb 19, 1:55pm
Local Government New Zealand's call for government action to address rising sea levels met with minister's somewhat muted response
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1 Feb 19, 7:57am
Climate Change Minister James Shaw says insurers are 'acting very responsibly' & working with the Govt on who pays for climate change
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31 Jan 19, 11:12am
Local Government New Zealand says up to $14 billion of local government infrastructure is at risk from rising sea levels and climate change
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7 Mar 18, 1:03pm
Having forked out $240m for damage caused by extreme weather events in the last year, insurers call for the establishment of a central agency to oversee a plan to adapt to the impacts of climate change; LGNZ on a similar page
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6 Dec 17, 11:31am
Insurers suffer record losses due to weather events in 2017, but recoup some of these through premium hikes; Reinsurers remain committed to New Zealand
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31 Jul 17, 12:05pm
How longer term insurance policies could prevent mortgage defaults in the future
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24 Jan 17, 4:16pm
Insurers expected to cover 60% of Kaikoura quake losses; climate change expected to keep escalating risk of natural disasters
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15 Jul 16, 2:30pm
Environment Commissioner warns getting insurance will become harder as sea levels rise and insurers take cover
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31 Mar 16, 4:14pm
Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment says banking industry and insurers very focused on rising sea levels; warns coastal owners may face negative equity; calls on Govt to investigate fiscal, economic risks
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20 Nov 15, 11:34am
English says Environment Commissioner's report on rising sea levels "speculative"; rejects call for study of fiscal costs; Govt non-committal on need for National Policy Statement; Smith criticised over coastal housing areas
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