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Study shows East Coast is prone to tsunami

17 days ago

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Q. What does this EQC-funded geological investigation on the coast 30km north of Gisborne reveal?

Year-long seafloor scientific investigation off NZ coast to start next year

20 days ago

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Scientists from across the world will come to New Zealand in 2017 and 2018 to participate in a series of unprecedented investigations into the seafloor using a specially designed scientific...

Megathrust earthquakes along the East Coast

39 days ago

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Megathrust earthquakes are the largest earthquakes known to occur on Earth. Dr Bruce Hayward of Geomarine Research, Auckland, says that at least four, and possibly more, of these earthquakes were likely megathrust earthquakes produced by massive ruptures on the tectonic plate boundary that dips beneath the east coast of the North Island.

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