Information on identified natural hazards is available in our natural hazards database, an interactive tool which allows you to. This page provides an overview of natural hazards management in new zealand and includes guidance resources. Work on assessing and communicating tsunami hazards and risks is being progressively developed by waikato regional council in partnership with thamescoromandel district council and hauraki district council. The hazards database contains information on natural hazards in otago. Natural hazards database feedback form otago regional council. You are represented by 12 councillors, elected to govern the council for the people of otago. Our hazards database is intended to improve public access to hazard information and to help the public, local authorities, and others make. The database has been purposefully built for the south dunedin. Otago regional council orc queenstown office facebook. Otago natural hazards database goes live a repository for information about natural hazards in otago is now online. It is intended to improve public access to hazard information and to help the public, local authorities, and others make informed decisions about their exposure to natural hazards. Otago natural hazards database goes live scoop news. Roles and responsibilities under the resource management act 1991, regional councils and territorial authorities have specific functions to manage natural hazards. The open data platform makes this data widely available and accessible to citizens.
The regional council has been providing the dunedin city council with information on hazards within the city. It is intendedto improve public access to hazard information and to help the public, local authorities, and others make informed decisions about their exposure to natural hazards. There are several other natural hazards in the tokomairiro catchment. Otago regional councils natural hazards database made. We work with the community to ensure the sustainable use of our natural resources. Otago regional council is with university of otago marine studies centre and marine metre squared. Hazards database, especially in relation to the area 1b and area 4b. This report has been prepared for the use of waikato regional council as a reference document and as such does. Flood risk management strategy for milton and the tokomairiro plain. Community and private sector organisations can use this data to better understand what is happening in the region and help the council protect and enhance otagos resources. Management otago, otago regional council is not responsible for the disclosures made or withheld.
More stringent approach to development on hazardprone land is being signalled by the otago regional council. The act requires every regional council and every territorial authority within that. The natural hazards chapter of the rps ensures that the waikato region has a consistent approach to managing natural hazard risk through district and regional plans. Otago natural hazards database explore our natural hazards database for information on natural hazards in otago. The flood hazard zones layer was obtained from the otago regional council. Using a risk based methodology, waikato regional council will collaborate with communities and stakeholders to identify areas at risk from natural hazards. However, our diverse landscapes have many natural hazards that we need to be aware of and prepared for. Explore our natural hazards database for information on natural hazards in otago. Information on identified natural hazards is available in our natural hazards database, an interactive tool which allows you to view the hazard data we hold. Channel management program undertake a program of works to ensure the efficient conveyance of. We know that public transport is important to our community. Potential users should note that many of the layers in this database include the whole otago region, not just the greater south dunedin area. Open government data initiative otago regional council. Otago natural hazards database otago regional council.
University of otago, but is also open for use by otago regional council, dunedin city council, and other bona fide researchers. Coromandel peninsula and firth of thames tsunami hazards. The otago regional council orc has been developing the otago natural hazards. The otago regional council orc and the clutha district council cdc. Managing natural hazards in new zealand ministry for the. Otago regional council s orc online natural hazards database displays information on flooding, coastal hazards, alluvial fans, landslides and earthquakes on a map of the region. Discover more about the otago region, the otago regional council and the councillors who represent you.
Otago regional council east otago coastal bioblitz. A webmap which does not require gis expertise and software has also been. The otago natural hazards database displays known existing and. At this time, were keeping an eye on things so we can help you to get around. For policy information on natural hazards, see our regional policy statement. We collect environmental data from all over otago to help us, and others who use it. How to use the natural hazards database property search feature. It will ensure that robust information will be used to assist.1410 231 1559 1005 444 981 776 132 1196 690 1468 137 995 858 1201 1418 784 81 1066 184 611 1474 1315 1038 1559 1013 639 786 37 977 1065 938 1566 1414 88 889 300 872 978 125 1184 69 880 69 823