Natural Hazards New Zealand - 2005 News and Events

News and events - Archived 2005

22 December 2005

River Flow Forecasting Breakthrough
A Hamilton-based consortium has won a $110,000 contract from Mighty River Power to forecast river flow responses to operations of their Waikato power generation control system.
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15 December 2005

New Zealand Earthquake Scientists & Engineers on the World Stage
GNS Science frequently sends scientists on reconnaissance missions to natural disasters around the world to see and learn, and bring home lessons to New Zealand.
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28 November 2005

Hazards Cluster Moves Pitch On-line
The Wellington-based Natural Hazards New Zealand (NHNZ) Business Cluster has marked its fifth birthday with the launch of its new high-capacity website. Article published in the Hutt News.
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10 November 2005

Wellington Mayor Kerry Prendergast
Wellington Mayor Kerry Prendergast's address at the launch of the New Zealand Natural Hazards website. Te Papa, Wellington.
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10 November 2005

Rt. Hon Helen Clark
New Zealand Prime Minister's address at the launch of the New Zealand Natural Hazards website. Te Papa, Wellington.
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09 November 2005

Natural Hazards Business Cluster Celebrates 5th Anniversary and Website Launch
A group of New Zealand companies involved in international disaster recovery and preparedness work celebrates its fifth birthday this week with the launch of a new website.
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04 November 2005

5th Annual Integrated Emergency Management Conference
Implementing the 4 R's in the pursuit of seamless emergency management operations.
14-15 February, 2006. Wellington, New Zealand.
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14 January 2005

Strong NZ presence at UN disaster reduction conference in Kobe, Japan
Prime Minister Helen Clark announced today that the government is sending a strong delegation to the United Nations World Conference on Disaster Reduction.
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