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14 Aug 2020 8:06
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  •   Home > News > Environment

    Wellington needs to be prepared for inevitable earthquakes

    Wellington needs to be prepared for inevitable earthquakes



    GNS Science's "It's Our Fault" project has won the 2019 national science awards.

    The project looks at Wellington's earthquake resilience to help councils plan ahead.

    Senior scientist Russ Van Dissen says their work will mitigate damage from future quakes.

    He says the real key is increasing resilience in the community.

    © 2020 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


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     Today's News

    Entertainment:
    Penny Lancaster mistakenly feared she had coronavirus when her menopause started 8:01

    Politics:
    There are calls for more educational support during lockdown for families with children living with disabilities 7:57

    Business:
    New Zealand records 13 new cases of coronavirus in the community, all linked to Auckland family 7:47

    Business:
    The Government's being urged to extend more help to businesses, if Covid-19 restrictions are extended 7:47

    Golf:
    Ryan Fox's in a tie for 34th at golf's latest European Tour event in Wales 7:37

    Entertainment:
    Jedward star Edward Grimes has undergone knee surgery 7:31

    Soccer:
    The Phoenix are ruing a poor night in front of goal during a 3-nil defeat to Newcastle in football's A-League 7:27

    Hamilton:
    Prince Harry was 'desperate' for a meeting with the Queen before he and Meghan left the royal family, but it never happened 7:27

    Business:
    Frustration as Auckland businesses are forced to shut up shop 7:17

    Law and Order:
    Police are continuing to have a strong presence at the region's nine police checkpoints around Auckland 7:07


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