National Lifelines Forum 2014

The National Lifelines Forum 2014 was held in Wellington on November 5-6.

Download papers from the National Lifelines Forum 2014 below.


Key National Utilities Working Together on Resilience: A Case Study (.pdf 509kb)

A presentation by Andrew Renton on how Transpower, NZTA and Kiwirail are collaborating on a joint programme to coordinate their resilience activities.


Lifelines Groups Vulnerability Assessment Projects (.pdf 1.8mb)

Presentations from Otago, Bay of Plenty and Southland on recent vulnerability assessment projects undertaken.


Weather Events in 2014 (.pdf 8.2mb)

Presentations from Northland, Canterbury and West Coast on lifeline utility impacts and learnings from weather events in 2014.


Current Infrastructure Research Developments (.pdf 5.2mb)

A range of presentations on the latest infrastructure / hazard impacts research.


Economic Modelling and Interdependency Analysis (.pdf 842kb)

Presentation by Garry McDonald on the MERIT interdependencies model being developed for the Economics of Resilient Infrastructure Model.


100 Resilient Cities (.pdf 1mb)

Presentation by Mark Gordon on the Rockefeller Project - 100 Resilient Cities


Effective Leadership of Lifelines Groups - a View from the Chair (.pdf 599kb)

Fran Wilde, Chair of the Wellington Lifelines Group and the Greater Wellington Regional Council, shares her thoughts on the importance of Lifelines Groups and how to get the best outputs from them, given the challenges faced by heavily committed individuals and organisations.


The Christchurch SCIRT Infrastructure Learning Legacy Project (.pdf 3.7mb)

Presentation by Rod Cameron on the activities and progress by the Stronger Christchurch Infrastructure Rebuild Team.


Infrastructure Building Regulatory Matters (.pdf 1.2mb)

Presentation by Graeme Lawrence and Dave Brunsdon provide an overview of the update of the Building Code clause on Structure, and the implications for Lifeline Utilities, as well as an overview of other buildings issues of interest to Lifeline Utilities.


Update from the Volcanic Impacts Study Group (.pdf 2.2mb)

Dr Natalia Deligne of GNS Science gives an overview of recent and current activities of Auckland Lifelines Group's Volcanic Impacts Study Group.


National State of Infrastructure and Resilience (.pdf 468kb)

Carrie Cooke from Treasury's National Infrastructure Unit provides an update on their current and future activities, including a report back on a recent APEC conference on enhancing critical infrastructure security and resilience in the Asia-Pacific region.


Update from the Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management (.pdf 470kb)

Chris Watson and Jenna Rogers from the Ministry provide an overview of the recently released Director's Guideline for Lifeline Utilities and CDEM, plus an update on the National CDEM Plan section relating to Lifelines. 


Update from the Institution of Public Works Engineering Australia (.pdf 468kb)


Update from GeoNet - Monitoring our Geological Hazards (.pdf 3.8mb)