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Joint NZ & US mission to repair tsunami warning station

3 years ago by GNS Science

A tsunami reporting station situated in the Pacific Ocean that is currently off line is to be repaired in a joint operation involving New Zealand and United States government agencies.

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Art meets Science at the Fault

3 years ago by Aliki Weststrate and Kate Boersen

A Tairāwhiti (Gisborne) region school competition is now open to raise awareness of the Hikurangi plate boundary, the largest earthquake and tsunami hazard in New Zealand.

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Multinational probe of Hikurangi subduction zone gets underway

3 years ago by John Callan

Scientists are preparing for New Zealand’s largest ever deployment of seafloor earthquake recording instruments in a bid to learn more about the earthquake behaviour of the tectonic plates beneath the...

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A wave of hazard research

3 years ago by NIWA

It is well known that earthquakes can trigger tsunami. We’ve all seen the warning signs: “If an earthquake is long or strong, get gone”.

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Understanding the Hikurangi subduction zone

3 years ago by Helen Shea and Kate Boersen

Hawke’s Bay mayors, councillors, council staff, taiwhenua representatives and Civil Defence staff from throughout New Zealand will have the opportunity to find out the most up to date information on...

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Let's Get Ready

3 years ago by Kate Boersen

The new ‘Let’s Get Ready’ programme is helping Kiwi kids and their families get ready for emergencies.

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Happy Birthday... to us!

3 years ago by Kate Boersen

East Coast LAB (Life at the Boundary) is celebrating its first birthday.

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Kaikoura quake triggered widespread slow-slip events

3 years ago by GNS Science

Last November’s magnitude 7.8 Kaikōura quake sparked a series of major slow-slip events on the shallow part of the subduction zone beneath the east coast of the North Island, new research published this week says.

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Hazards of the Hikurangi Subduction Zone

3 years ago by Kate Clark

How well will your organisation cope with a future Hikurangi subduction zone earthquake? This 1.5 day course will present state-of-the-art knowledge of Hikurangi subduction zone hazards in New Zealand, and will help you better understand how your organisation can better prepare for, and mitigate against, a future earthquake and tsunami crisis.

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The Kaikoura tsunami: another wave of research rolls in

3 years ago by GeoNet

New Zealand tsunami scientists have now published two journal papers that give a rundown on the impacts of Kaikoura tsunami.

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