12 Apr 2021

Policy makers ignoring high-risk events - report

From Morning Report, 8:44 am on 12 April 2021

A new report out this morning is exposing gaps in New Zealand's risk management.

One of the authors - Sir Peter Gluckman - says the role of Government is to keep its citizens, environment and economy safe.

Yet, he says, high-risk but predictable and inevitable events are often ignored by politicians and the policy community.

Sir Peter spoke to Susie Ferguson.