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Hikurangi subduction earthquakes: Stitching the evidence together

8 days ago

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Beneath the North Island of New Zealand there is a restless sleeper. Usually the sleeper is just breathing deeply but sometimes they twitch with a bad dream, or rearrange an...

Slow slip earthquake occurring right now off the East Coast

19 days ago

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A slow slip earthquake is currently taking place off the coast of Gisborne and Hawke’s Bay along the Hikurangi subduction zone, according to GNS Science and GeoNet.

Compelling Hikurangi Response Plan video released, highlights need for Kiwis to prepare

20 days ago

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New Zealand sits on a subduction zone just like Japan does, and people should be prepared for the next large earthquake and tsunami.

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