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Keep up to date with our latest news, publications, projects, and other interesting and useful insights into resilience.
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EarthEx 2019
EarthEx 2019
Want to test your resilience planning? Have a go at Earth Ex 2019. This web-based exercise takes you through a Black Sky hazard scenario, testing your readiness and response plans. We recently did it and even though resilience is our core business, we still found it useful to test our ...
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The link between diversity and wellbeing: a no-brainer for NZ organisations
The link between diversity and wellbeing: a no-brainer for NZ organisations
By Ellie Kay As the ResOrgs diversity and wellbeing champ, I have often written on, well, diversity and wellbeing. When it was suggested that I think about writing a blog, though, I wasn’t really sure where to start. Sure, my colleagues have become accustomed to my regular, tome-length diversity and ...
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Board’s Role in Crisis
Board's Role in Crisis
  • Have you been on a Board of Directors or a CEO of an organisation that experienced a crisis within the last 10 years?
  • Do you feel you learned from that experience?
  • Would you like to share your experience to help others facing crises in ...
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Emergency Management, News
Tracy Hatton interviewed on water sector resilience
Tracy Hatton interviewed on water sector resilience
Tracy Hatton was recently interviewed by the Resilience Shift about the importance of water resilience. Resilient Organisations, in collaboration with the Resilience Shift recently published a resilience primer on potable water infrastructure ...
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Emergency Management, News
EarthEx
EarthEx
The virtual multi-sector global resilience exercise EARTH EX opens on 21 August 2019 and remains open to participate in any time through to the end of October. The ResOrgs team have registered and will be taking part in this exercise. and we encourage organisations to register and take part. What ...
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Bumpy roads to reconstruction
Bumpy roads to reconstruction
In the latest issue of BRANZ's Build Magazine, a recent QuakeCoRE project involving researchers from Resilient Organisations, the University of Auckland and Market Economics, address the question of what differentiates the earthquake rebuilding timeline of Christchurch from other places like Kobe following the 1995 Great Hanshin earthquake and Los Angeles ...
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Queenstown Tourism Operators getting prepared
Queenstown Tourism Operators getting prepared
By Erica Seville (Resilient Organisations) and Trevor Andrews (Emergency Management Otago)
May 2019
This month, Erica Seville, spent an afternoon with the Queenstown Lakes district TORQUE group.  TORQUE (which stands for Tourism Operator Responders of Queenstown), brings together the largest tourism operators in the district, along with the Department of ...
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Resilience Shift Potable Water Primer published
Resilience Shift Potable Water Primer published
We recently completed this primer, and the published version is now available to download from The Resilience Shift. This primer is a brief document introducing the principles of resilience for the potable water industry. It is intended to assist those in the water industry to consider shifting practice to build ...
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Advice for farmers affected by Mycloplasma bovis
Advice for farmers affected by Mycloplasma bovis
The Ministry of Primary Industries (MPI) is offering a grant for advisory services to farmers affected by Mycoplasma bovis. Resilient Organisations has been identified as a pre-approved supplier for these services. If you are a farmer that has been affected by M. bovis and want help navigating through this challenging ...
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Ellie Kay wins GRRN Young Researcher Award
Ellie Kay wins GRRN Young Researcher Award
Congratulations to ResIlient Organisations Research Consultant, Ellie Kay on being awarded the Global Resilience Research Network (GRRN) Young Researcher Award for her presentation entitled "Embedding resilience measurement in policy and action" during the 2nd annual GRRN Summit in Freiburg, Germany. Ellie's work seeks to operationalize the New Zealand Resilience Index ...
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