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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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Managing Information and Data for a More Resilient New Zealand
Resilience to Nature's Challenges
Resilient Organisations' researchers working on the Resilience to Nature's Challenge project have published a report on the Data Integration and Visualisation En Masse (DIVE) Platform: Lessons Learned and Future Pathways. The Data Integration and Visualisation En Masse (DIVE) pilot project was funded by the NZ Centre for Earthquake Resilience (QuakeCoRE) ...
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Supporting your team following the Christchurch mass tragedy
Supporting your team following the Christchurch mass tragedy
Bernard Walker, University of Canterbury The mass tragedy in Christchurch affects many people. The injured and deceased are part of our Canterbury community. Some are work colleagues, and others are friends and family of workers. Most workplaces are affected. The events bring a wide range of emotions, including anger, grief, ...
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Thank you from the ResOrgs team
Thank you from the ResOrgs team
Friday’s events here in Christchurch have had a profound impact on all of New Zealand. We echo the words of our mayor in expressing our disbelief that this could happen in New Zealand. We are grieving alongside our community for all that we have lost. We would like to extend ...
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Ellie Kay shortlisted for GRRN Young Researchers Award
Ellie Kay shortlisted for GRRN Young Researchers Award
Congratulations to Ellie Kay for being one of just five young researchers invited to compete for the Global Resilience Research Network (GRRN) Young Researchers Award. Ellie has been invited to attend the GRRN summit in Freiburg, Germany in April to present her research. The GRRN Young Researchers Trophy will be ...
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