Drowning dreams: Apartment block where the waters meet – Newsroom

Drowning dreams: Apartment block where the waters meet – Newsroom

One of three recent coastal developments in the Coromandel Peninsula studied by Newsroom, an approved three-storey, 73-apartment building at 82 Richmond St in Thames risks flooding after sea level rise

In November 2016 Richmond Villas retirement village applied to build a three-storey block containing 25 one-bedroom and 48 two-bedroom apartments on the Thames shore. The apartments will extend the existing retirement village next door, and council had already said yes to building some additional units (though fewer in number, and they hadn’t been built yet).

By Newsroom

https://www.newsroom.co.nz/2017/12/11/67387/drowning-dreams-apartment-block-where-the-waters-meet