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Science talk on Hikurangi subduction zone comes to Manwatū-Whanganui

8 months ago by Kate Boersen

Two of the country’s leading scientists will share the latest research into New Zealand’s largest and most active fault in public talks in Manawatū-Whanganui this week.

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Subduction zone research voyage sets off

9 months ago by Kate Boersen

An international team of scientists sets off today onboard NIWA’s specialised research vessel Tangaroa to collect earthquake monitoring instruments from the seabed off the east coast of the North Island,...

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Napier communities invited to tsunami evacuation modelling talk

9 months ago by Kate Boersen

Seven Napier communities are invited to a free public talk on Wednesday, 30 October to see the latest computer tsunami evacuation models for the area.

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Scientists size up sediment lump under the East Coast

9 months ago by GNS Science

Analysis of seismic waves from the 2016 Kaikōura earthquake has enabled scientists to identify a body of softer rock and sediment roughly 37 times the volume of Mount Everest under...

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Community invited to Tsunami evacuation modelling talk

9 months ago by GNS Science

Members of the Lower Hutt community are invited to a free public talk at 7pm on Tuesday.

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Seafloor methane seeps and submarine landslides

10 months ago by NIWA

A chance discovery off the Gisborne coast five years ago is prompting a NIWA scientist to find out more about the link between a field of methane seeps bubbling out...

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Gisborne & Wairoa to learn about latest Hikurangi subduction zone research

12 months ago by Kate Boersen

Four of the country’s leading scientists will share the latest research into New Zealand’s largest and most active fault in public talks in Gisborne and Hawke’s Bay in August.

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Tairāwhiti students poised for earth movements

14 months ago by Rachel Schicker

Students from five Tairāwhiti schools will get a chance to bring science to life in the coming weeks and months as they wait for the earth to move.

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Unlocking the secrets of the Hikurangi subduction zone

15 months ago by Kate Boersen

Four of the country’s leading scientists will share the latest research into New Zealand’s largest and most active fault in public talks in Wairarapa and Wellington this month.

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Hikurangi subduction earthquakes: Stitching the evidence together

15 months 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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