Thames in Top Ten in NZ for Risk of Sea Level Rise

Thames 8th Most at Risk City/Town in New Zealand – Whitianga 14th

Often the conversations about climate change and rising seas don’t seem locally relevant because they relate to somewhere else – Houston, a low-lying Pacific atoll, or South Dunedin.  Now, new information has emerged which confirms that Thames and other low-lying Coromandel Peninsula towns are some of the most at risk places from rising seas in New Zealand.Read More »

Sea Level Rise – Will My Property Be Flooded?

How to Use Online Sea-Flooding Mapping Tool For Thames-Coromandel

What is the Coastal Inundation Tool?

The Waikato Regional Council has provided a very useful online sea-flooding / inundation tool on its website.  The purpose of this tool is to see what low lying coastal areas in Thames -Coromandel may be subject to inundation (sea flooding) from tides, storms and projected sea level rise. The tool uses a “Google maps” type system allowing the user to zoom in on a property, suburb or town and view various sea level rise and storm tide scenarios.Read More »