Paekākāriki, how should we adapt to coastal hazards? 

The Takutai Kāpiti Coastal Adaptation Panel would like to hear what you value most about our coastline and how you think it should be protected at their community workshop on 7 November (or online).

From Paekākāriki Hill lookout with paraglider. Photo: Copyright @Mark Coote

Takutai Kāpiti is a district-wide coastal adaptation project that will help guide community response to the impacts of sea level rise on our environment, our community, and Council infrastructure such as The Parade and Paekākāriki’s stormwater network.

Register for the Takutai Kāpiti Coastal Advisory Panel’s Paekākāriki community values workshop being held on Tuesday 7 November, 6-8.30pm, and share what you value most about living here, what you’d like protected and how it could be done in years to come. 

The Coastal Advisory Panel has been independently recruited to develop recommendations on coastal adaptation options for Kāpiti Coast District Council’s consideration. The Coastal Advisory Panel is actively seeking wider community feedback and input as part of this process.

Please note, the community values workshop will be capped to 60 people and registration of interest is required. This workshop is for the Paekākāriki Adaptation Area and priority will be given to Paekākāriki residents. Those residing outside of this adaptation area, will be put on a waitlist. An additional workshop will be added, if needed, to meet the registered interest in meeting CAP from the Paekākāriki community.

 If you can’t make the workshop, you can still have your say online from Saturday 4 November until Sunday 26 November at 5pm. 

Register for the Paekākariki community values workshop here

Learn more about Takutai Kāpiti and the Coastal Adaptation Panel here

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