Funding opportunities

APPLY FOR ENGAGEMENT FUNDING

The Engagement Programme has funding available for engagement activities that will enable New Zealanders to make informed decisions about climate adaptation. There's a simple form to complete, but in the first instance please contact the following team members to discuss your idea: 

  

Latest news and updates

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Sea level rise and the law: Who is liable?

A full suite of research papers has just been released looking at the broad question of liability for damage caused by sea level rise. The reports are the work of legal researcher Catherine Iorns (Victoria University of Wellington), whose Deep South Challenge project “Sea level rise, housing and insurance: Liability and compensation” arose from a 2017 “Deep South Dialogue” between researchers, the insurance sector and local and central government.

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Climate adaptation within New Zealand’s transport system

Climate change threatens    
our transport system. We need    
clear rules and signals.

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"Domains" research funding round: Now open!

Be a part of the Deep South Challenge research rōpū, and help enable Aotearoa New Zealand to prepare for our changing climate.