Download a summary document (pdf) of the key points and issues that were raised at the forum.
This report shows the activities of Lifeline Groups from around the country and the NELC:
Brief report from the Volcanic Impacts Study Group on their recent activities – David Johnston
Explanation of GeoNet and the GeoNet website – Brad Scott
Infrastructure Resilience planning at national level – David Brunsdon
Work by the Auckland Engineering Lifelines Group towards updating their original project - Lisa Roberts
The focus of the Canterbury Lifeline Utilities Group – Mark Gordon
Update on the Lifeline Information Portal being developed jointly by Manawatu–Wanganui and Hawke’s Bay CDEM and Engineering Lifelines Groups to communicate lifeline utility status information - Adrienne Bonnington
Lessons from Canterbury’s Exercise Pandora, based on a regional power outage – Jon Mitchell
The key elements of a regional power contingency plan: summary of the Northland Power Contingency Plan currently being prepared – Lisa Roberts
Orion will give an overview of their resilience planning focus and implementation strategies.
A summary of key points from the recent US Technical Council for Lifeline Earthquake Engineering conference - Dave Brunsdon and Brian Park.
Overview of Watercare’s recent, current and proposed resilience initiatives, including addressing matters arising from Exercise Ruaumoko – Brian Park
Overview of the new Vector gas Critical Contingency Operator
(CCO) arrangements to achieve the effective management of critical gas outages and other security of supply contingencies – Steve Ilkovics
An update on the National CDEM Fuel Contingency Plan - Mark Constable
Update on climate change impacts and adaptation activities - Jacqui Yeates and Warren Gray
Outline progress on the FRST research project Climate Change Impacts on the Urban Built Environment and Infrastructure – Andrew Tait
Overview of current MCDEM infrastructure initiatives, including: Lifeline Utility Co-ordination arrangements, CDEM competency framework, National Exercise Programme – Mark Constable
Monitoring and Evaluation for the Lifeline Utility Sector – Jo Horrocks
Process and the need for Lifeline utilities to put specific arrangements in place – Dave Brunsdon