“Christchurch has a unique opportunity. The earthquake was devastating and horrific. But it has also left a great opportunity to rebuild," says Darrell D Smith, director of facilities and energy, real estate and facilities at Microsoft.
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Natural disasters usually bring out the best in people. For the ICT department at the Christchurch City Council, the September and February earthquakes brought about a new way of working that has "changed our way of thinking", according to information manager Gavin Till.
"Cost was only one factor"