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Multinational probe of Hikurangi subduction zone gets underway

45 hours ago by John Callan

Scientists are preparing for New Zealand’s largest ever deployment of seafloor earthquake recording instruments in a bid to learn more about the earthquake behaviour of the tectonic plates beneath the...

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Understanding the Hikurangi subduction zone

14 days ago by Helen Shea and Kate Boersen

Hawke’s Bay mayors, councillors, council staff, taiwhenua representatives and Civil Defence staff from throughout New Zealand will have the opportunity to find out the most up to date information on...

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Let's Get Ready

22 days ago by Kate Boersen

The new ‘Let’s Get Ready’ programme is helping Kiwi kids and their families get ready for emergencies.

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Happy Birthday... to us!

27 days ago by Kate Boersen

East Coast LAB (Life at the Boundary) is celebrating its first birthday.

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Kaikoura quake triggered widespread slow-slip events

36 days ago by GNS Science

Last November’s magnitude 7.8 Kaikōura quake sparked a series of major slow-slip events on the shallow part of the subduction zone beneath the east coast of the North Island, new research published this week says.

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Hazards of the Hikurangi Subduction Zone

2 months ago by Kate Clark

How well will your organisation cope with a future Hikurangi subduction zone earthquake? This 1.5 day course will present state-of-the-art knowledge of Hikurangi subduction zone hazards in New Zealand, and will help you better understand how your organisation can better prepare for, and mitigate against, a future earthquake and tsunami crisis.

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The Kaikoura tsunami: another wave of research rolls in

3 months ago by GeoNet

New Zealand tsunami scientists have now published two journal papers that give a rundown on the impacts of Kaikoura tsunami.

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New evidence of Kaikoura underwater landslide found offshore Hawke’s Bay

3 months ago by Helen Shea

Scientists have found new geological evidence offshore Hawke’s Bay of sediment flows produced by underwater landslides near Kaikoura, nearly 700 km away from its source.

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Tangaroa Blog #13 Land ahoy

4 months ago by Kate Boersen

Everyone was up bright and early for breakfast at 6am this morning and it was nice having everyone there for our last day together.

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Tangaroa Blog #12 Multibeam and multicore

4 months ago by Kate Boersen

Overnight the multibeam was at work. A multibeam is an instrument that is used to map the seafloor.

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