Our mission is to grow and share Hikurangi
Subduction Zone earthquake and tsunami hazard
knowledge, and to work alongside communities to
build resilience to these hazards through
partnership with iwi, hapu, scientists and emergency
Get to know our largest and most active fault.
Both physical and social science researches come to our East and South coasts to understand the Hikurangi Subduction Zone and the risk it poses to our communities.
There are many ways to grow your knowledge and your resilience. Visit The LAB learning space, learn from experts, get involved with citizen science, attend community events or lead your own!
With our partners, ECLAB developed a resource for emergency managers, government, NGOs, tangata whenua, businesses, and lifelines providers to start planning for "the big one".
An international team of scientists are setting off on a voyage to paint a clearer picture of our earthquake and ts...
31 October 2023
Napier communities are invited to help researchers and scientists improve their computer-based tsunami evacuation m...
14 August 2023
With the kind support of Toka Tū Ake EQC, the AF8 [Alpine Fault magnitude 8] Programme and East Coast LAB | Hikura...
1 August 2023
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