New Zealand’s Shake Out Drill is a great opportunity to put your earthquake safety to the test

Even if you live and work in an area designated as less risk of an earthquake quake, don’t dismiss the threat. Earthquakes can occur anywhere in New Zealand.  Hazards that workers may encounterRead more

This Month in Seismic: First fines and future prosecutions

Quake Protected ‘This Month In Seismic’ series takes a look at the top earthquake resilience and preparedness news from the month.Read more

Seismic funding available for heritage buildings to become earthquake prepared

Iconic Wellington landmark The Manor, a building that houses Nelson’s famed Lambretta’s café and a Christchurch substation, is to receive funding for earthquake strengthening, acting MinisterRead more

Becoming earthquake prepared is child's play with Te Papa and EQC's Minecraft Mod "ShakerMod"

Vengeful bunnies and skeleton horses may not be traditional learning tools, but a new mod for the computer game Minecraft is using them to teach important lessons about earthquake safety.Read more

Why earthquake strengthening inside your building is important

In less than 50 seconds a Lower Hutt office is devastated by the shaking of a 7.8 earthquake in Wellington on 14 November, 20016. It is nearly midnight and the office is empty. Thankfully no one isRead more

Lessons learned from BNZ's decision to leave its primary Wellington Office in Central Point Harbour Quay

On March 26th 2018,  the Bank of New Zealand (BNZ) exited its lease on the CentrePort Harbour Quays building saying that the quake-damaged premises would take too long to repair. The building,Read more

Quake Protected dismayed at earthquake preparedness survey results

Quake Protected dismayed, but not surprised at seismic restraint survey results that show a lack of earthquake preparedness. New Zealand's largest installers of non-structural seismicRead more
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