News and insights

Keep up-to-date with our latest news, publications, projects, and other interesting and useful insights into resilience.

Jan 13 2022

New Publication in IJDRR
Our paper "Is health and safety legislation an effective tool for disaster risk reduction? A case study from New Zealand" is now published in the International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction

Dec 20 2021

Earthquake risk reduction behaviors project  poster
Our EQC funded project investigating whether the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (HSWA) has a role in how New Zealand organisations manage earthquake risk was also presented at the virtual 2021 Te Hiranga Ru QuakeCoRE Annual Meeting.

Dec 15 2021

Do you make complex risk management decisions?
Do you have to make complex risk management decisions? Decision making frameworks are a key tool to help bring transparency, consistency and robustness to decision making processes.

Dec 14 2021

Update on our Resilient Buildings Project
Check our some of our initial findings we prresented in the QuakeCoRE Annual Meeting Poster Session last week.

Nov 5 2021

How ready is your organisation?
As we approach the 5th anniversary of the Kaikoura earthquake on 14 November it is a good time to reflect on how well prepared you really are for the next disruptive event. If you’re unsure where to start and want to quickly assess your organisation’s preparedness, have a look at Resilient Organisations’ rapid assessment tool.

Nov 1 2021

Introducing Cameron Eade, our latest team member
We recently welcomed Cameron Eade to our team as a Consulting Analyst. In this post he shares a bit about his background and life outside of work

Oct 27 2021

Building adaptive business continuity plans: Practical tips on how to inject adaptiveness into continuity planning processes
Are your Business Continuity plans fit for purpose? Our accumulated wisdom on building adaptive business continuity plans is now published in the Journal of Business Continuity and Emergency Planning. Check out our latest publication for practical tips on how to inject adaptiveness into continuity planning processes or get in touch if you want to know more.

Sep 15 2021

The New Zealand Resilience Index tool
Do you want to understand the resilience capacity of your community? Or measure progress as you implement resilience initiatives? The New Zealand Resilience Index (NZRI), developed for and by New Zealanders is here to help. NZRI can help support your decision-making and prioritise your investments in community resilience.

Sep 2 2021

Maintaining momentum during recovery
As we progress through the latest phase of the current COVID-19 crisis, some businesses are upping their activity, whilst others are still entirely non-operational. Every bit of activity helps restore our sense of normal. But we are still a long way from the end of this disruption. Here are some things to keep doing to help your business recovery well.

Aug 27 2021

Recovery: playing the long game
Recovery from the COVID-19 crisis is proving to be a long game, as we continue adjusting and re-building for a new normal and beyond. In this post we share five things worth keeping in mind as you respond to the current crisis that may help your long-term recovery.

Aug 23 2021

The importance of debriefing
While it may seem too soon to think about this crisis ending, it is never too early to start planning your debriefing process. We have created this handy 1-pager to get you started on your debriefing process, making sure you are more resilient to the next crisis.

Jul 14 2021

BCI APAC 2021 Winner
We are thrilled to announce that Richard Ball has won the Business Continuity Institute’s Asia Pacific awards Continuity and Resilience Newcomer award for 2021. Richard was awarded for his enthusiastic approach to the discipline, passion for the industry and innovative ideas on how to implement and embed good practice in business continuity and resilience.
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