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WEBINAR: Reducing Future Extreme Weather Impacts in Aotearoa New Zealand

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Join us for an insightful webinar where researchers from the Extreme Weather Research Platform (EWRP) will present their key findings. In response to the extreme weather events in North Island, the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) allocated $10.8 million in February 2023 for urgent scientific research and data collection. The funding was distributed […]

WEBINAR: Law and Disasters – An Auckland Volcanic Field case study

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Are we prepared for disasters? As a nation we have a history of pushing through emergency legislation in the wake of natural hazard events to govern our emergency response. This has led to an expectation that post-event bespoke frameworks will be introduced to manage post-disaster recovery. Is there a better way? Instead of treating disasters as […]

Professional Development Opportunity: Planning For Non-Planners

Professional Development Opportunity: Planning For Non-Planners planning for non planners 2024

>> Are you a natural hazards researcher or scientist working in the planning space? >> Do you know how and when your work can inform land use planning? The Resilience Challenge has been collaborating with EQC Toka Tū Ake and the New Zealand Planning Institute (NZPI) to offer professional development courses specifically for natural hazards researchers and scientists working in […]

Professional Development Opportunity: Being an expert witness in the environment court

Professional Development Opportunity: Being an expert witness in the environment court expert witness 2024

>> Are you a natural hazards researcher or scientist working in the RMA space? >> Have you been asked to present evidence or be an expert witness at the Environment Court? The Resilience Challenge has been collaborating with EQC Toka Tū Ake and the New Zealand Planning Institute (NZPI) to offer professional development courses specifically for natural hazards researchers and […]

Webinar: SMART Resilient Communities

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How can emerging technologies help build community resilience? Technology is increasingly transforming the cities and communities that we live in, and the way we live in them. How can we harness technology to help build our resilience to natural hazards and disasters? Join us as we hear from members of our SMART Resilient Communities project team […]

Horizon Europe Online Information Session

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This session will present details of a new funding opportunity for Aotearoa New Zealand-based researchers, facilitated by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE), on behalf of the European Union. Horizon Europe is the European Union (EU)’s largest ever programme for research and innovation. It tackles climate change, helps to achieve the UN’s Sustainable Development […]

Webinar: He Pito Mata – Food system security and resilience

Webinar: He Pito Mata – Food system security and resilience he pito mata food security webinar feature image

‘He pito mata’ is derived from the whakatauki ‘iti noa, he pito mata’ (a small seed can sustain many). It refers to a small uncooked portion of kumara replanted to provide many more and speaks to kai production and the interconnected relationship between whenua and people. Events like the Kaikōura earthquake, Covid-19 and Cyclone Gabrielle exposed […]

WEBINAR: He Haerenga Mōrearea – A Hazardous Journey

WEBINAR: He Haerenga Mōrearea – A Hazardous Journey A moody volcanic landscape featuring Mt Ngāruhoe and the title: "WEBINAR: He Haerenga Mōrearea – A Hazardous Journey"

Exploring Mātauranga Māori and Volcanic Hazards In a landscape that is constantly changing, mātauranga Māori and mātuaranga-a-iwi have developed, listening to the tohu and environmental changes that have occurred and using these to provide forecasts of potentially destructive volcanic activity. Prof Jon Procter (Muaūpoko, Ngāti Apa, and Ngāi Tahu) of Massey University presents this journey […]

Adapting Aotearoa webinar series

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Towards a climate resilient land and food system Ahead of the Adapting Aotearoa symposium (Monday 20 November in Ōtautahi Christchurch), we are hosting two preliminary webinar events to get us all thinking and talking about climate adaptation in our food and farming sectors. The symposium is brought to you by the Deep South Challenge in collaboration with […]

WEBINAR: He kai kei aku ringa

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Thursday 19 October, 10.00am – 11.30am In collaboration with Te Tira Whakamātaki, Resilience to Nature’s Challenges National Science Challenge is excited to present, ‘He kai kei aku ringa – Disaster preparedness’. This whakatauki translates to ‘there is food at the end of my hands’ and speaks to resilience, empowerment, and hope. The whakatauki refers to […]

WEBINAR: Introduction to the Extreme Weather Research Platform – 17 July

WEBINAR: Introduction to the Extreme Weather Research Platform – 17 July webinar for website news

Monday 17 July, 12pm – 2pm The MBIE Extreme Weather Platform (EWRP) has been set up to coordinate and accelerate extreme weather research-related projects around Aotearoa New Zealand, including urgent scientific research and data collection as part of the ongoing response to this year’s extreme weather events in the North Island. This webinar was the second in […]

WEBINAR: Introduction to the Extreme Weather Research Platform – 7 June

WEBINAR: Introduction to the Extreme Weather Research Platform – 7 June webinar for website news

Wednesday 7 June July, 12pm – 1:30pm The new MBIE Extreme Weather Research Platform (EWRP) has been set up to coordinate and accelerate extreme weather research-related projects around Aotearoa New Zealand, including urgent scientific research and data collection as part of the ongoing response to this year’s extreme weather events in the North Island. This webinar was […]

Webinar: Resilience of Aotearoa New Zealand’s Built Environment

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How is research improving the resilience of our buildings and infrastructure networks to natural hazards? Our built environment, including buildings and infrastructure networks, plays a significant role in our resilience to natural hazard events. This starts with the protection of lives during an event, and extends through to the rate at which buildings and infrastructure […]

Webinar: Social Vulnerability in Disasters

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Social Vulnerability in Disasters: Who is being left out of our efforts to prepare for disasters? A team of researchers led by Dr Denise Blake (Te Herenga Waka Victoria University of Wellington) and Dr Shiloh Groot (The University of Auckland) are investigating the impacts of disasters on vulnerable lives, including homeless people, low socio-economic renters, […]

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