Archive for the ‘Interview’ Category

Survivor City: How space flights could reinvigorate the Christchurch economy

Friday, July 31st, 2020

Future strategist and business consultant Roger Dennis welcomes the supernodes.

“There’s little point in trying to spin up something entirely new in a crisis, it’s much more logical to look for existing strengths and capabilities that you can support.” 

Read more here

EPIC a keen example of Christchurch’s post-disaster resilience

Tuesday, July 4th, 2017

Speaking to GovInsider recently, Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel discussed how Christchurch has not only bounced-back following the 2011 earthquakes, but instead has thrived and future-proofed itself. Resilience, she says, is what Christchurch has shown; taking the opportunity to re-invent and improve itself.

EPIC is cited as being one of the successes of the post-earthquake regeneration. The technology hub has become a cornerstone for local tech, hosting many organisations of varying sizes.

To read the full interview with our mayor, click here.