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Tangaroa Blog #4 Seasickness

26 days ago by Kate Boersen

Before I left, I joked that there would be a day were I would write ‘sea sick’ and that would be it for the blog that day.

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Tangaroa Blog #3 Noon til midnight

27 days ago by Kate Boersen

After nearly 10 hours of sleep following my seasickness, I caught up on the meeting that I had missed from last night and learnt that I was going to be...

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Tangaroa Blog # 2 "I’m on a boat"

28 days ago by Kate Boersen

Late last night I was notified that my flight from Napier to Wellington was unfortunately cancelled due to the weather so this meant an early morning drive from Napier to...

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Tangaroa Blog #1 Off to sea

29 days ago by Kate Boersen

This weekend I’ll be joining a team of scientists from NZ, USA and Japan aboard NIWA’s research vessel, Tangaroa as they try and learn more about the Hikurangi plate boundary.

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East Coast Focus for Tangaroa Research Voyage

29 days ago by Helen Shea

A team of scientists will be learning more about the Hikurangi plate boundary over the next two weeks aboard NIWA’s research vessel, Tangaroa.

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School students get first hand look at specialised scientific research

36 days ago by Helen Shea

Te Awa School students have had the chance to experience first-hand specialised scientific research that will help inform and hopefully improve future liquefaction assessment.

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Science Hui informs communities about proposed Hikurangi Research Programme

37 days ago by Kate Boersen

Communities on the East Coast of the North Island will get the opportunity to find out more about a research programme focusing on Aotearoa’s largest fault the Hikurangi subduction zone...

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New database plots history of New Zealand palaeotsunamis

50 days ago by NIWA

The scientific records of some 50 palaeotsunamis to have hit New Zealand shores since written records began can now be accessed in a new one-stop information shop,

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Hawke’s Bay students getting hands-on at Science Camp

2 months ago by Helen Shea

Rocks, earthquakes and tsunami are up for discussion by budding young scientists at this year's science camp in The LAB at the National Aquarium of New Zealand in Napier.

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Earthquake and tsunami detectives at work

3 months ago by Kate Boersen

Researchers from GNS Science have been working at the Pakarae River mouth north of Gisborne looking for evidence of past tsunami and earthquake events.

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