The power of a crisis

As Christchurch City Council continues to build back better, will its resilience investment pay…


Shaking up workers’ compensation

Are (re)insurers sufficiently capitalized to withstand a major earthquake in a metropolitan area…


Like moths to the flame

Why is it that, in many different situations and perils, people appear to want to relocate toward…


Opening Pandora's Box

With each new stride in hazard research and science comes the ability to better calculate and…


Earthquake risk – New Zealand insurance sector experiences growing pains

Speed of change around homeowners insurance is gathering pace as insurers move to differential…


A risk-driven business

Following Tower Insurance’s switch to risk-based pricing in New Zealand, EXPOSURE examines how…


The peril of ignoring the tail

Drawing on several new data sources and gaining a number of new insights from recent earthquakes on…


Learning from New Zealand to avoid surprises

Secondary hazards, such as liquefaction, and the earthquake sequencing that hit the low-seismicity…