We have a limited window to get this right again. And it will probably happen again after this too. This will be the pattern. Be prepared. Take effective action. Do it now. React responsibly and swiftly, with small actions that added up can save us from suffering even bigger consequences.
The Tasman River flow from the meltwater of the Tasman Glacier to fill the bright blue turquoise waters of Lake Pukaki. Check out my trip up the lesser known east side of of the lake to see the braided river, site of many scenes from The Hobbit movie.
At the core of returning to a more social life, there may linger a sense of persistent anxiety for some. There’s some indication that at least the short term as we emerge out of lockdown, a higher proportion of people may experience anxious feelings. But it’s important to remember that experiencing some anxiety is normal.
In this short article, I want to go over some of the principles of what helps in supporting people through emergency events and disaster, and what we need to bear in mind when dealing with the special case of first responders, and those in the emergency and welfare services who are tasked to serve and protect in times of crisis and distress.
Explore New Plymouth in New Zealand with me as I fly on a beautiful day over the North Island to give a keynote address at a conference, and then join me as I fly back again over the sea and windmills over the lower North Island.
Join me as we take a look at the very rare Black Billed Gull – you can only find them in New Zealand, and for some reason, they have taken up residence with a nesting colony in the heart of the city.