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RNZ National: David Hopkins on Quake-proof Buildings


### RNZ National 101FM 28 March 2010 at 8:40am
Sunday Morning with Chris Laidlaw

David Hopkins – Quake-proof Buildings
Earthquake specialist Doctor David Hopkins has been in Indonesia helping to assess the safety of public buildings damaged in last year’s quake that hit the city of Padang. He discusses the ability of buildings to withstand earthquakes, both in New Zealand and overseas.
Or, the seeming inability of so many countries to prepare for or deal with earthquakes…
Audio | Download: Ogg Vorbis MP3 ( 18′ 19″ )

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