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Explore our science - science that is happening right now at our very own natural LAB

There is a lot of research underway by New Zealand and international scientists on the Hikurangi tectonic plate boundary and how it can affect us.

SHIRE: Seismogenesis Hikurangi Integrated Research Experiment

This research involves looking for evidence of past earthquakes, geological and geophysical mapping to understand more about the Hikurangi plate boundary and its behaviour.

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Participatory technology

This research project aims to assess the role and contribution of technology in fostering community participation to plan for natural hazards in Hawke’s Bay.

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Hikurangi Subduction Earthquakes & Slip Behaviour

A large team of national and international scientists will be studying the Hikurangi plate boundary, New Zealand's largest earthquake and tsunami hazard, to find out what risk it poses to New Zealand.

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Kura e Tai Āniwhaniwha

This project plans to collaboratively develop and workshop a kete of tsunami risk reduction activities for kura located in tsunami evacuation zones in Hawke's Bay

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Living at the Edge

This research will support the development of the Hawke's Bay Clifton to Tangoio Coastal Hazards Strategy 2120 by providing scientific advice for the development of coastal management solutions in Hawke’s Bay.

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Cultural Resilience

The research focuses on understanding, harnessing and building social norms to learn more about resiliency in New Zealand.

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