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Christchurch flooding shown in blue; emergency callouts and field measurement locations also shown. Note the darker the blue, the greater the flooding. Photo: NIWA.

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Munich Re: "With risk knowledge, the insurance industry would be able to bear a much greater portion of unpredictable risks (LINK)" - 12 Jan 2017

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  • Goded, T. et al  In Press.  Understanding different perspectives on the preservation of community and heritage buildings in the Wellington Region, New Zealand.  Natural Hazards, pp. 1-28. Article in Press.
  • Lin, S.-L.; Uma, S.R.; King, A.B.; Horspool, N.A. 2016 A compiled and extensible database for building damage from the 2010-2011 earthquake sequence in Canterbury, New Zealand. Lower Hutt, N.Z.: GNS Science. GNS Science report 2016/30. iii, 29 p.

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