The Resilience Challenge
The mission of the Resilience to Nature’s Challenges National Science Challenge is to accelerate Aotearoa New Zealand’s resilience to natural hazards through innovative, collaborative research.
What we do
To enhance New Zealand’s resilience to natural hazards.
All over the country our scientists are investigating how we can build New Zealand’s resilience.
Working with stakeholders and end-users to ensure our research is useful and usable.
News & stories
Ākina te Tū Kaupapa Māori Research Fund
This fund supports further engagement and capability development for our tangata whenua partners. Find out about the successful recipients.
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Meet Kristie-Lee Thomas
Nau mai, haere mai to Kristie-Lee Thomas (Ngāti Mutunga ō Wharekauri, Te Atiawa, Ngāi Tohora), the new co-leader of our Whanake te Kura i Tawhiti Nui programme.
Growing Kai Under Increasing Dry
Enabling Coastal Adaptation
A new report shows local government can reduce risk from coastal hazards now, using existing legislation, so we avoid ‘lock-in’ of developments in hazard-prone areas.