Dr Andrew West Vice Chancellor, Lincoln University - speaking at Seismics and the City 2014

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Dr Andrew West Vice Chancellor, Lincoln University - speaking at Seismics and the City 2014 Building Innovation: Collaborative and innovative initiatives relevant to the rebuild of Greater Christchurch

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  • 1. Greater Christchurchs role in building a greater Christchurch Dr Andrew West, Vice-Chancellor, Lincoln University

2. Established in 1878 3. New Zealands economic profile 70% of New Zealands merchandise export revenue is from the primary sector, and growing. Tourism contributes 15% of New Zealands total export earnings; sport is also a major industry. Our leading hi-tech industries are agritech and biotech. Land-based sectors employ around 20% of the New Zealand workforce. The worlds fastest growing populations, with the greatest wealth increases in China, India, Indonesia, Brazil are just at our doorstep. 4. Our planet faces a massive challenge 5. How this relates to Greater Christchurch 6. Collaboration 7. The Lincoln Hub 8. Thank you for your time!

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