Kia manawaroa - Ngā Ākina o Te Ao Tūroa

Accelerating our resilience to natural hazards

Kia manawaroa - Ngā Ākina o Te Ao Tūroa

Accelerating our resilience to natural hazards

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North Island Extreme Weather Event 2023

The Resilience Challenge mission to accelerate our resilience to natural hazards is more urgent than ever. We have collated our relevant research together in one place, to provide guidance to agencies and organisations involved in the recovery, and knowledge and tools to support our collective resilience-building so we are better prepared for the next big storm.

Featured Researcher

Meet Christine Kenney

Christine is co-leader of our Rural Communities programme. Her research explores disasters in relation to risk reduction, collaborative governance, emergency management, Indigenous Peoples, gender, climate change, health, cascading hazards, resilience, terrorism, and humanitarian issues.

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Resilience to Nature’s Challenges Kia manawaroa - Ngā Ākina o Te Ao Tūroa is one of 11 National Science Challenges funded by government to tackle the big science questions facing Aotearoa New Zealand.

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    Our mission

    To accelerate Aotearoa New Zealand’s natural hazard resilience through innovative, collaborative science.

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    Our Science

    We’re deepening our understanding of natural hazards and creating new tools to build our resilience.

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    Our partners

    Users of our research are involved from the start to ensure our research outputs are useful, usable and used.

The Resilience Challenge is a collaboration between thirteen partner organisations.

Ministry of Business Innovation & Employment

We are funded by the Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment

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