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JOIDES Resolution Updates

6 days ago by Erin Todd

11/12/17: Last night our science party had the opportunity to have a live chat with the science party of IODP Expedition 381 from their drilling vessel Fugro Synergy in the Gulf...

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Funding approved for major Hikurangi Response Plan

16 days ago by Kate Boersen

A project aimed at developing a coordinated response to a rupture of the Hikurangi subduction zone off the East Coast has been granted $240,000 of funding.

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Ship-to-Shore opportunity for East Coast communities

16 days ago by Kate Boersen

East Coast communities will soon get the opportunity to delve into the details of the research ship work occurring off the coast to learn more about New Zealand’s largest fault...

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Te Matakite – students see into the future of the Hikurangi Plate Boundary

19 days ago by Aliki Weststrate

Te Hapara Primary School and Gisborne Boys’ High take out top honours in the recent Hikurangi Plate Boundary competitions run by GNS Science and East Coast LAB (Life at the Boundary).

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Expedition to study NZ’s largest earthquake fault

22 days ago by NIWA

An ambitious scientific expedition involving 30 scientists from around the world leaves Perth next week bound for the East Coast of the North Island.

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Recording earthquakes to understand our risk

40 days ago by Kate Boersen

Scientists have been busy over the last month installing 88 portable seismographs across the Raukumara area in Gisborne & Bay of Plenty.

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Virtual field trips bring natural hazards into classrooms

41 days ago by Earthquake Commission (EQC)

Over a thousand school children from across New Zealand have been taking part in a virtual field trip to the Hikurangi plate boundary.

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Research updates from the Boundary

43 days ago by Marion Tan

East Coast LAB hosted a number of scientists and research students for an afternoon at NIWA to share their work on or related to the East Coast.

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Joint NZ & US mission to repair tsunami warning station

49 days ago by GNS Science

A tsunami reporting station situated in the Pacific Ocean that is currently off line is to be repaired in a joint operation involving New Zealand and United States government agencies.

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Art meets Science at the Fault

49 days ago by Aliki Weststrate and Kate Boersen

A Tairāwhiti (Gisborne) region school competition is now open to raise awareness of the Hikurangi plate boundary, the largest earthquake and tsunami hazard in New Zealand.

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