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New Zealand's Framework for Adapting to Climate Change

The Government is taking steps to prepare for the impacts of climate change so New Zealand is resilient, less susceptible to the impacts, and in a position to take advantage of the opportunities that may be presented to us.

This document helps create a broader understanding of New Zealand’s framework for adapting to climate change and details four areas: information, responsibilities, investment and action.

Although the impacts are already becoming evident, we still have time to adapt to a changing climate. Adaptation is a long-term process and we will regularly review our approach and initiatives in light of new science and as the impacts of climate change on New Zealand become clearer.

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