Disaster-Free New Zealand: Can We Do It?

We can't stop natural hazards from occurring but we can minimise their impacts. In this article Kelvin Berryman, Hugh Cowan and I discuss the potential for implementing a state-of-the-art risk management system in New Zealand. Published in "Public Sector Rāngai Tūmatanui" the Journal of the Institute of Public Administration New Zealand, volume 44, July 2021. www.ipanz.org.nz
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Ursula Cochran

Science Writer

State Highway 1 broken by the Papatea Fault in the 2016 Kaikōura earthquake. Photo by Ursula Cochran.