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National climate change risk assessment for New Zealand - Technical report

Publication date:  August 2020
Publication reference number:  ME 1508

This report is a companion to the main report for the National Climate Change Risk Assessment. The risk assessment gives a national picture of how New Zealand may be affected by climate change-related hazards and identifies the most significant risks and opportunities.

The technical report provides further detail on the risk assessment findings, including profiles of all the risks, opportunities and knowledge gaps identified. It provides the evidence base for the assessment findings, including further information on projected climate change in New Zealand. 

More information on the methodology used to undertake the risk assessment can be found in the method report (see link below). See also the main report and its Snapshot summary linked below.