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Quake highlights silence from WEMO

Friday, 28 August 2009, 10:56 am | New Zealand Resilience Trust

A damaging earthquake in the early hours of Thursday morning is another reminder to emergency planners that Wellingtonians are living on a ticking timebomb. Recently there was a hue and cry from the City's Civil Defence volunteers about the lack of ... More >>

A crisis with Wellington’s Civil Defence?

Wednesday, 6 May 2009, 1:05 pm | New Zealand Resilience Trust

There’s concern about the state of civil defence in Wellington. The concern is about the staffing level of the city’s Emergency Management Office, due to a restructuring currently underway, and the treatment of volunteers during what MP Peter Dunne recently ... More >>

Wellington power outages

Wednesday, 21 January 2009, 11:43 am | New Zealand Resilience Trust

Wellingtonians should reflect today on their experiences during the power cut that crippled much of the central business district and affected some outlying suburbs, says Jarrod Coburn, Chief Executive of the New Zealand Resilience Trust. More >>

NZer chosen to speak at world disaster conference

Wednesday, 7 January 2009, 3:52 pm | New Zealand Resilience Trust

A New Zealander who is leading the way in promoting community resilience has been invited to share his research and findings on the world stage. More >>

Follow up - Aftershock: Would you survive?

Friday, 10 October 2008, 3:28 pm | New Zealand Resilience Trust

If anything this documentary showed how ineffective 'being prepared' is when you are isolated. This is a key difference between "Personal Preparedness" and "Community Resilience". More >>

Aftershock - a commentary

Thursday, 9 October 2008, 2:57 pm | New Zealand Resilience Trust

Aftershock is a two-hour dramatisation set in Wellington, in the aftermath of a cataclysmic earthquake and tsunami. There were a number of false assumptions and factual errors made in this programme, although the overall portrayal of the devastation was realistic. More >>

New Ambulance Service for Wellington Community

Friday, 30 May 2008, 3:49 pm | New Zealand Resilience Trust

The New Zealand Resilience Trust is honouring 30 Wellington people at its inaugural prize giving ceremony this Friday. Each person has completed a community education course with the local North Wellington Resilience Trust in the first half of this ... More >>