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

Featured Research

Rural Communities

We use new knowledge and tools to enable and support a disaster-resilient rural Aotearoa New Zealand.

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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Lucy and Kelvin

Relationships key to tsunami preparedness

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Amin Ghasemi
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Student Profile: Amin Ghasemi

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Bryann Avendano
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Student Profile: Bryann Avendano

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Widi Auliagisni
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Student Profile: Widi Auliagisni

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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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