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Detectives at work: Understanding the Hikurangi tectonic plate boundary

2 years ago by Kate Boersen

National and international scientists have been working on three different research projects that aim to investigate the causes and consequences of previously undetectable tectonic movements, known as slow slip events,...

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Phone app helping scientists do science

2 years ago by Kate Boersen

A new app developed by U.S. scientists can turn your smartphone into an earthquake sensor and potentially save lives.

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New Zealand's real time earthquake monitoring

3 years ago by Kate Boersen

GeoNet is the official source of geological hazard information for New Zealand. It quickly identifies all the earthquakes we feel, plus it routinely locates more than 20,000 others each year...

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Te Hīkoi a Rūaumoko wins an award!

3 years ago by Helen Shea

The Me Noho Takatū project has won the local government category of Ngā Tohu Reo Māori – The National Māori Language Awards.

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Minor volcanic unrest continues at White Island

3 years ago by Kate Boersen

GNS scientists confirm minor volcanic unrest continues at White Island.

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Probing Silent Earthquakes

3 years ago by Helen Shea

A group of international scientists are heading ‘Down Under’ in 2018 to study slow-slip earthquakes on the seafloor on the East Coast of the North Island.

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Centralised Hazard Portal for Hawke's Bay

3 years ago by Lisa Pearse

Hawke’s Bay people now have access to a range of hazard information about their properties and the region in one centralised online portal.

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Knowing The Risks

3 years ago by Helen Shea

School children on the East Coast of the North Island have had the chance to learn more about tsunami and earthquakes thanks to the pilot Tairuamoko roadshow recently.

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Drilling off Gisborne to study silent quakes

3 years ago by Helen Shea

Scientists baffled by a mysterious type of earthquake are eyeing up the North Island's east coast for groundbreaking research.

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