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Topic # 204345 28-Sep-2016 11:54
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That's a stroke of absolute genius / political appointment.  Ian Simpson can now use his demonstrated skill with data selection / revision and writing "creative" reports and press releases - to convince the Minister and the NZ public that the Canterbury Earthquakes never really happened.

 

 

 

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  Reply # 1641713 28-Sep-2016 11:58
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So there has been a shake up at EQC





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  Reply # 1641720 28-Sep-2016 12:04
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So there has been a shake up at EQC

 

 

"Seismic" shift perhaps.

 

I feel extremely sorry for the good scientists at GNS.  


 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1642148 28-Sep-2016 22:39
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GNS science contributes to earthquake risk assessment among many other things.

This is a critical function for many different processes.

Many have already questioned Mr Simpson's commitment to maintaining the values of public service, this appointment will be further cause for concern.




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  Reply # 1642352 29-Sep-2016 09:15
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gzt: GNS science contributes to earthquake risk assessment among many other things.

This is a critical function for many different processes.

Many have already questioned Mr Simpson's commitment to maintaining the values of public service, this appointment will be further cause for concern.

 

 

 

Indeed - and there's potential for conflict of interest there.

 

Just my opinion of course, I don't believe that Ian Simpson is an honest person - in a "whole truth and nothing but the truth" kind of way.

 

As a result I don't like him - in a "green eggs and ham" kind of a way.

 

 


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Poor GNS - what did they do to deserve him?

 

 


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