Thu, 14 Apr 2016 at 6:13 p.m.
Parliamentary Commissioner for Environment says 30cm rise minimum expected over next 50 years.
### ODT Online Thu, 14 Apr 2016
South Dunedin flood risk [NOT] ‘an issue’
By Timothy Brown
South Dunedin presents the “most troubling example” of high groundwater levels in the country, Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment Jan Wright says. Areas like South Dunedin faced greater risk from flooding and liquefaction, Dr Wright said during her keynote address at the New Zealand Planning Institute’s annual conference at the Dunedin Town Hall yesterday. South Dunedin was particularly at risk due to its low-lying nature and its geographic history as marshland.
Defending SOUTH DUNEDIN from False Climate Change hypotheses:
█ Note: Cr Mike Lord attended the South Dunedin public meeting on 7 March 2016.
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