The New Zealand town of Nelson remains in a state of emergency, with nearly 500 homes evacuated, after the region received more than three times its average August rainfall in less than five days last week.
Some aspects of the plan lack strategy and structure. It is more a series of actions, some connected, others discrete, many already happening. The absence of Te Tiriti in the framing is concerning, as is the imminent end of some main funding sources.
The impacts of climate change are intensifying. In support of the wider New Zealand Government work programme on climate change, the Ministry of Defence and New Zealand Defence Force have taken a proactive approach in promoting global recognition of