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Happy Birthday... to us!

4 days ago

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

Kaikoura quake triggered widespread slow-slip events

12 days ago

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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.

Hazards of the Hikurangi Subduction Zone

42 days ago

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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. The course will be presented by scientists from across a range of disciplines. 

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