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East Coast LAB launched & LAB, National Aquarium opened

10 months ago by Helen Shea

East Coast LAB (Life at the Boundary) was officially launched at the National Aquarium of New Zealand in Napier.

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Hikurangi plate boundary research funded!

10 months ago by Kate Boersen

Today, it was announced by Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce that $6.5 million is being invested in scientific research to learn more about Hikurangi subduction earthquakes and slip behaviour...

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$20 million ocean floor “earthquake observatory”

10 months ago by Andrew Ashton

Republished from the Gisborne Herald 

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The science behind the 7.1 quake and its 'unknown' risk zone

11 months ago by John Edens

Republished from Stuff

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Study shows East Coast is prone to tsunami

11 months ago by Nicola Litchfield

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

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

12 months ago by GNS Science

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...

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Megathrust earthquakes along the East Coast

12 months ago by Bruce Hayward

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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Hazards without disasters

12 months ago by Maria McNutt

A natural hazard need not become a human disaster if society learns and applies lessons in preparation and resilience. 

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Designing buildings, cities and open spaces for resilience

13 months ago by Kate Boersen

An unusual combination of architects and scientists from Victoria University of Wellington and GNS Science have come together to explore how buildings, cities and open spaces are designed for resilience.

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Natural Hazards Research Platform

13 months ago by Hannah Brackley

Dr Hannah Brackley, Director of the Natural Hazards Research Platform discusses the role scientists and engineers have as 'science responders' in the event of a natural hazard 

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