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Hikurangi subduction earthquakes: Stitching the evidence together

8 days ago by Ursula Cochran

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...

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Slow slip earthquake occurring right now off the East Coast

19 days ago by Kate Boersen

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.

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

20 days ago by East Coast Life at the Boundary

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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Scientists say practise and record your tsunami hīkoi

49 days ago by Kate Boersen

Scientists and researchers are encouraging Napier communities to help improve tsunami evacuation planning in their area by practising their tsunami hīkoi and recording their routes and times on a free app.

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Revelle Blog #16 The Journey Home

51 days ago by Alec Yates

We’ve arrived back in Wellington to finish the US research ship Roger Revelle’s New Zealand tour. This was the last of three research voyages studying New Zealand’s largest fault, the Hikurangu subduction zone.

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Revelle Blog #15 One Final Stop

55 days ago by Alec Yates

Alec Yates is a Research Assistant at Victoria University of Wellington. He is currently working and reporting on the research occurring along the Hikurangi subduction zone on board the US...

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Ministry funding to boost Hawke’s Bay’s resilience

55 days ago by Rachel Schicker

Hawke’s Bay’s resilience and planning for natural hazards was given a boost today thanks to $420,000 in Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management funding.

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Revelle Blog #14 Past the Halfway Mark

57 days ago by Alec Yates

Alec Yates is a Research Assistant at Victoria University of Wellington. He is currently working and reporting on the research occurring along the Hikurangi subduction zone on board the US...

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East Coast quake research aims to build “CAT scan” of Hikurangi fault

58 days ago by GNS Science

A 100-kilometre long arrangement of earthquake sensors on the Raukumara Peninsula will help scientists build a clearer picture of New Zealand’s largest and most active fault line.

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Revelle Blog #13 Communicating With Our Instruments

59 days ago by Alec Yates

Alec Yates is a Research Assistant at Victoria University of Wellington. He is currently working and reporting on the research occurring along the Hikurangi subduction zone on board the US...

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