Our Challenges

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Our City Tomorrow is a conversation about how best to prepare Wellington city for the future. In order to frame the conversation, we've identified 3 main challenges that will have the most impact on the way our city works.

Our Population is Growing

We expect between 50,000 and 80,000 more people will live in Wellington by 2043. This will have a big effect on our city.

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The Sea and the Climate are Changing

As a coastal city, Wellington is vulnerable to the impacts of climate change – particularly sea level rise and severe weather events.

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The Earth is Moving

The November 2016 earthquake highlighted the need to make our city more resilient.

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