Toka Tū Ake EQC has adopted a new name to better represent the role our scheme plays in supporting New Zealanders.
Our new name reflects the whakapapa of our nation. Our land is constantly changing from earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, landslips and floods. Communities have lived alongside those perils for hundreds of years, and Māori have always believed the relationship and connection of people to land and nature is inseparable.
Internationally acclaimed architect and researcher Professor Anthony Hoete has returned from a successful career in London to work with communities here to revive ancient Māori construction techniques.
Toka Tū Ake EQC has supported GNS Science in combining hundreds of years of tsunami data and information into a public resource that will increase awareness of New Zealand's tsunami risk, provide evidence to inform better land-use planning, and promote further research.
New Zealanders can once again practice their Drop, Cover and Hold skills as part of the 10th anniversary of New Zealand ShakeOut drill on 27 October 2022.
Researchers celebrate engineering triumph that has made Kiwi homes stronger