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Understanding tsunami risk on the East Coast of New Zealand

8 months ago by Helen Shea

Many people in Napier do not understand the difference between local and distance source tsunami events the different types of warnings they will receive.

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Coastal hazards strategy benefits from community commitment

8 months ago by Drew Broadly

Members of the community involved in Hawke’s Bay’s coastal hazards strategy are leading decision-making to manage risks from beach erosion, inundation by overtopping and sea level rise, and tsunami.

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Time for an adventure at sea?

8 months ago by Kate Boersen

Have you ever wanted to escape to sea to work on a cutting-edge science project about New Zealand’s largest fault?

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Earthquake rethink

8 months ago by John Callan

Last November's magnitude 7.8 Kaikoura earthquake was so complex and unusual that it is likely to lead to changes in the way scientists think about earthquake hazards in plate boundary zones worldwide, a new study says.

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Tsunami Hīkoi for Cape Coast communities

8 months ago by Helen Shea

The coastal communities of Te Awanga, Haumoana and Clifton have a chance to practise their tsunami evacuation routes this weekend.

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Students help scientists researching coastal erosion and management

8 months ago by Helen Shea

A group of high school students is helping New Zealand scientists research coastal erosion and coastal management in Hawke’s Bay, while they work towards their NCEA assessments.

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Raising iwi awareness of natural hazards in Te Tairāwhiti region

8 months ago by Kate Boersen and Mike Page

Learnings from Indonesian communities who have experienced severe earthquakes and tsunami are being used to help iwi in Te Tairāwhiti region better understand the natural hazards they face.

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