Digging for earthquake evidence

16 days ago by Kate Boersen

Scientists searching for evidence of past earthquakes have dug a 90 metre long trench in Aramoana, southern Hawke’s Bay.They selected the site at Aramoana as it has been uplifted in...

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CANCELLED: Scientists to share latest Hikurangi subduction zone findings

19 days ago by Kate Boersen

This event has unfortunately been CANCELLED.

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NIWA Intern Blog: Studying the seafloor

23 days ago by Tayla Hill

Scientists who study the seafloor use a wide range of data to get a more complete picture of complex natural processes and systems. For seismic related research along the Hikurangi...

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NIWA Intern Blog: A summer analysing seafloor organisms

23 days ago by Tess Thomson

Kia ora koutou katoa. Ko Tessa Thomson tōku ingoa, Nō Ngāti Tukorehe ahau.

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Moving mountains on the ocean floor may hold key to East Coast earthquakes

25 days ago by GNS Science

Earthquakes and slow slip events may be influenced by mountains on the ocean floor, or “seamounts”, according to new research co-authored by GNS Science.

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Magnetic measurements at the Hikurangi subduction zone

43 days ago by Kate Boersen

Scientists from GNS Science and Tokyo Institute of Technology will be installing instruments that measure the Earth’s natural magnet and electrical fields at sites across Gisborne over the next three...

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Scientists identify more faults off Gisborne

2 months ago by GNS Science

A newly-identified complex fault system north of Gisborne may shed new light on the risks of earthquakes and tsunami in the region, according to new research led by GNS Science.

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Earthquakes and tsunami during school time: do you know what the plan is?

2 months ago by Natasha Goldring and Kate Boersen

Parents, teachers and students of early learning services and schools located in tsunami evacuation zones across the North Island’s East Coast are being encouraged to learn what their emergency plan...

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Scientists looking for lost earthquake instruments

3 months ago by Kate Boersen

Scientists are asking for help to find a few earthquake instruments, belonging to GNS Science and Columbia University in the United States that failed to surface when they tried to...

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NIWA Intern Blog: Mapping seafloor features

3 months ago by Tayla Hill

I recently graduated from the University of Otago with a Bachelor of Science double majoring in Geology and Oceanography.

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