New Zealand Climate Change Centre


The New Zealand Climate Change Centre (NZCCC) is a joint initiative by New Zealand’s Crown Research Institutes and three universities (Massey University, the University of Canterbury, and Victoria University of Wellington).

Our goal:

"To enhance the capacity of New Zealand, both domestically and in partnership with other countries, to anticipate, mitigate, and adapt to climate change."

We facilitate:

"Collaboration to develop, communicate, and apply science-based solutions to climate change-related issues."

Here you will find:

  • information about climate change
  • NZCCC activities & outputs
  • current research being carried out by NZCCC member organisations
  • a searchable database linking you to active climate change researchers and research
  • information about climate change-related events going on around New Zealand.

Adapting to Climate Change; Lessons from Natural Hazards Planning (new publication)

Co-edited by Professor Bruce Glavovic of Massey University, this publication includes a series of chapters which will be of interest to anyone looking to learn from natural hazards planning experience to adapt to climate change:

IPCC Working Group II & III Stakeholder Workshop Videos

On Wednesday 30 April 2014 a Stakeholder Workshop was held at the Royal Society of New Zealand, Wellington.

IPCC Fifth Assessment Report - New Zealand Findings

The New Zealand Climate Change Centre has produced a summary which documents the key New Zealand-relevant findings based on the IPCC's Fifth Assessment Report, Working Group II, 'Australasia' chapter.

Written with a general audience in mind, the intent of the summary is to take the reader through the key findings from the Australasia chapter (and beyond) in a brief, robust, but highly accessible manner.

The summary includes sections on: