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Tangaroa Blog #3 Noon til midnight

14 months 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"

14 months 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

14 months 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

14 months 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

14 months 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

14 months 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

15 months 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

15 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

16 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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How to stay on top during tough times

16 months ago by FarmStrong NZ

How do you get through tough times? Whether it’s a natural disaster, such as an earthquake or flooding, a relationship break up or financial pressure, there are some basic things you can do to help get you through and stay on top.

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