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Quicker safer tsunami evacuations

11 days ago by Kate Boersen

This week a team of researchers and scientists from GNS Science, Massey University and East Coast LAB (Life at the Boundary) hosted two community research workshops in Moera and Petone,...

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Helping East Coast early learning services and schools to get tsunami ready

22 days ago by Kate Boersen

More than 250 early learning services and schools in tsunami evacuation zones along the East Coast are being encouraged to regularly practice tsunami evacuation drills as part of the ‘Tsunami...

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Public talk on climate change, coastal hazards and sea level rise

2 months ago by Kate Boersen

Hawke’s Bay people will get the chance to learn more about New Zealand’s latest coastal hazards and sea level science and how the impacts can be managed.

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Project looks at planning for a major emergency

3 months ago by Helen Shea

Hawke’s Bay Civil Defence Emergency Management is leading a national project aimed ensuring the country is capable of dealing with the mass evacuation of people following a major emergency.

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Fostering children's participation in disaster risk reduction with Minecraft and LEGO

3 months ago by

Children and disasters

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Scientists ask for public help in finding missing instruments

4 months ago by GNS Science

Scientists have asked for public help in finding three ocean bottom seismometers, on loan from Japan, that failed to surface when they tried to pick them up from the seafloor...

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Popular free hands-on science sessions

4 months ago by Kate Boersen

Young scientists have been making tsunami waves in the wave tank, shaking things up with their ‘earthquake proof buildings’ and having a blast with volcanoes at a series of free...

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Tapping into New Zealand’s sleeping giant

5 months ago by Aliki Weststrate

Stretching down the length of the North Island’s east coast lies a sleeping geological giant - the Hikurangi subduction zone.

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R/V JOIDES Resolution Updates

5 months ago by Aliki Westrate and Kate Boersen

The research ship JOIDES resolution is undertaking scientific drilling research from March-May 2018 offshore of the North Island’s East Coast to learn more about the processes that drive large earthquakes...

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Live broadcast with research vessel JOIDES Resolution

5 months ago by Kate Boersen

Napier will get the opportunity to learn more about New Zealand’s first offshore earthquake observatories that are now recording from inside our largest fault, the Hikurangi subduction zone next week.

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