The resilience of rural businesses against natural disasters: rural supply chain resilience

An analysis of resilience strengths and weaknesses of the interlinked supply chains of rural and rural support businesses in New Zealand.

Project overview

This project gathered in-depth supply chain assessments from dozens of rural and rural-support businesses that were affected by the November 2016 Kaikoura earthquake with the aim of improving supply chain resilience and strengthening the rural sector in New Zealand.

Key contact

Joanne Stevenson

Principal Research Consultant
Resilient Organisations Ltd
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Project team

Joanne Stevenson

Resilient Organisations

Dr Robert Radics


Dr Paul Childerhouse

Massey University

Michael Wang


Our funders

This work has been funded by the Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment through the Resilience to Nature’s Challenges Kia manawaroa – Ngā Ākina o Te Ao Tūroa.

Resilience to Nature's Challenges

Project outputs

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