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Impacts phase

Publications

Engineering Theme

Losses and casualties

Cousins, W.J., 2013, Earthquake damage and casualties due to large earthquakes impacting Wellington Region. GNS Science Report 2013/41: 12 p.

Cousins, J., 2013, Potential benefits of strengthening earthquake-prone buildings. in proceedings, New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering Technical Conference, Wellington, New Zealand, 26-28 April, 2013. Paper No. 43. 8 p.

Cousins, W.J., King, A.B., Kanga, M., 2012, Accumulated losses from sequences of earthquake: implications for risk modelling. in proceedings, 15th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering. Lisbon, Portugal, 24-28 September, 2012. Paper WCEE2012-3812. 10 p.

Post-earthquake water restoration times

Cousins, W.J., 2013, Wellington without water – impacts of large earthquakes. GNS Science Report 2012/30: 124 p.

Social Science Theme – regional resilience and readiness

Policy and planning

Kilvington, M. and Saunders, W.S.A. 2015. "I can live with this". The Bay of Plenty Regional Council public engagement on acceptable risk, GNS Science Miscellaneous Series 86. 71 p.

Saunders, W.S.A., Beban, J.G., 2014, Petone Plan Change 29: An example of science influencing land use planning policy, GNS Science Report 2014/23. 56 p.

Beban, J.G., Saunders, W.S.A., 2013, Planning for risk – Incorporating risk-based land use planning into a district plan. GNS Science Miscellaneous Series 63: 52 p.

Beban, J.G., Coomer, M.A., McBride, S., 2012, Addressing earthquake hazards – a review of council policy and plans within the Wellington region. GNS Science Report 2012/31: 52 p.

 Becker, J.S., Beban, J., 2013, Paper, seismic, rock – paper beats rock: a review of how earthquake hazards are recognised and addressed in council plans and policies for the Wellington Region. in proceedings, New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering Technical Conference, Wellington, New Zealand, 26-28 April, 2013. Poster Paper P-20. 8 p.

 Saunders, W.S.A., Beban, J.S., 2012, Putting R(isk) in the RMA: technical Advisory Group recommendations on the Resource Management Act 1991 and implications for natural hazards planning. GNS Miscellaneous Series 48: 57 p.

Saunders, W., Beban, J., 2012, Putting R(isk) in the RMA. Planning Quarterly #187: 15-17.

Saunders, W.S.A., Berryman, K.R., 2012, Just add water: when should liquefaction be considered in land use planning? GNS Science Miscellaneous Series 47: 15 p.

Post-earthquake sheltering needs

Wright, K.C., Cousins, W.J., Leonard, G.S., Johnston, D.M., Fraser, S., 2013, When engineering isn’t enough – planning for immediate evacuation following major subduction zone earthquakes. in proceedings, New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering Technical Conference, Wellington, New Zealand, 26-28 April, 2013. Poster Paper P-64. 8 p.

Wright, K.C., Johnston, D.M., Cousins, W.J., McBride, S.K., 2012, Estimating post-earthquake welfare and sheltering needs following a Wellington earthquake. in proceedings, New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering Technical Conference, Christchurch, New Zealand, 13-15 April, 2012. Paper No. 044, 9p.

Risk communication

McBride, S.M., Van Dissen, R., Langridge, R., Brown, N., Neely, D., 2013, Guns, chocolate and high heels; effectively communicating earthquake risk and building resilience in Wellington, New Zealand. in proceedings, New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering Technical Conference, Wellington, New Zealand, 26-28 April, 2013. Poster Paper P-30. 8 p.

General

Gowan, M.E., Kirk, R.C., Sloan, J.A. 2014. Building resiliency: a cross-section study examining relationships among health-related quality of life, well-being, and disaster preparedness. Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 12:85.

Johnston, D., Coomer, M., McClure, J., Becker, J., Wright, K., 2012, A bibliography of social research on the earthquake risk in Wellington, New Zealand: 1848 to 2010. GNS Science Report 2011/11: 29p