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Natural hazards

Natural hazards

Research into increasing New Zealand's resilience to natural hazards is co-ordinated through the Natural Hazards Research Platform, which includes Crown research institutes, universities, government departments, private consulting firms and territorial authorities. This is the cover of the 2010 Natural hazards report. It shows damage to the Homebush homestead, owned by the Deans family, following the 2010 Canterbury earthquake.  

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NIWA – National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research
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Simon Nathan, 'Research institutions - Government research organisations', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/document/44985/natural-hazards (accessed 27 February 2020)

Story by Simon Nathan, published 22 Oct 2014