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 Topic

He Ekenga Ngaru - Māori community solutions to climate retreat and adaptation

A group of kairangahau Māori have prepared a community response to the Parliamentary inquiry into climate adaptation. The submission was informed by kōrero held at a symposium at Whakaue marae in Maketū, Bay of Plenty, with Māori planners, practitioners, researchers and kaitiaki from across the motu.

Featured Researcher

Meet Felipe Kuncar

Felipe is a PhD student at the University of Canterbury investigating how local site characteristics influence the amount of ground motion experienced during an earthquake. His work is being used to improve models of ground shaking that are used to predict the impacts of earthquakes on buildings and infrastructure, and his presentation "How does the soil like to dance?" won the Judges Award at the 2023 QuakeCORE Annual Meeting.

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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.

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

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