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Incorporating climate resilience strategies and adaptation techniques to achieve the best outcome for our coast

how we can help

Our growing Coastal team work with private and local body government clients throughout New Zealand to support the development of coastal management programmes and support planning applications for developments located in coastal hazard area.

Here’s how we can help you with coastal-related decisions:

  • Coastal Hazards - coastal erosion assessments, coastal inundation assessments climate change and sea level rise assessments

  • Coastal Processes - wave climate and storm surge investigations, extreme sea level analysis, coastal processes impact assessments, coastal management applications

  • Coastal Hazards Management - developing a risk profile based upon hazard profile, uncertainty, and land-use

  • Coastal Water and Sediment Quality Assessments - water quality sampling and effects assessments

  • Coastal Planning Guidance - preparing resource consents, environmental monitoring plans and reports, technical evidence for council hearings and environment court

  • Stakeholder Engagement - preparing supporting information and consultation on management options and iwi engagement

  • Coastal Monitoring - historic shoreline mapping, topographic beach profile analysis, beach monitoring programme review and recommendations

  • Coastal Management Applications - Coastal management options assessments, design input for both hard and soft coastal protection measures, development of dynamic adaptive pathways

August 2022 marked a significant step in the evolution of 4Sight as we became part of SLR, a global leader in environmental and advisory solutions.  We can now offer our clients an even greater range of specialist technical services, which you can view here.

coastal projects

Our growing Coastal team assist our clients to monitor and manage climate change effects through their expertise in coastal hazards management, environmental impact assessments, coastal water and sediment quality assessments, and coastal planning guidance. 

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