New Zealand disasters : our response, resilience and recovery /

Gill, Maria, 1961-

New Zealand disasters : our response, resilience and recovery / written by Maria Gill ; illustrated by Marco Ivančić. - 64 pages : colour illustrations ; 29 cm

Picture story book for children.

New Zealand map -- Earthquakes -- Volcanoes -- Landslides & lahars -- Tsunamis -- Cyclones & floods -- Snow blizzards -- Tornadoes -- Mining accidents -- Plane crashes -- Shipwrecks -- Train crashes -- Fires -- Pandemics & epidemics -- First responders -- Survival tips & recovery -- Essential workers -- In memoriam.

"Inspiring stories of courage, resilience and determination in the face of disaster New Zealanders have endured phenomenal natural and human disasters throughout the ages. This inspiring book documents some of these key moments in our history and, more importantly, how we responded and grew stronger; what changes/improvements were made as a result. Cyclones, tornadoes, earthquakes, landslides, floods, volcanic eruptions, fires, aeroplane crashes, pandemics and other disasters are just some of the many themes covered in this comprehensive, vibrantly illustrated account. Includes: Outcomes, Safety Tips, and What to Do in an Emergency"--Publisher information.

9781869436218 1869436210 9781869436216 9781775436218 1775436217

Natural disasters--New Zealand--Children's nonfiction.
Disasters--New Zealand--Children's nonfiction.


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