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Understanding earthquake and tsunami risk along the East Coast

23 months ago by Kate Boersen

Communities on the East Coast of the North Island will get the opportunity to find out more their earthquake and tsunami risk from a team of leading scientists.

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Scientists detect huge fault rupture offshore from Kaikoura

23 months ago by Susan Pepperell

Scientists surveying the seabed in areas affected by last week’s earthquake have confirmed a 34km rupture in the offshore continuation of the Kekerengu Fault, known as the Needles Fault.

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NIWA diverts ship to earthquake areas

23 months ago by Susan Pepperell

NIWA’s flagship research vessel Tangaroa has been diverted to survey the seabed in areas affected by Monday’s earthquake.

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More mega-thrust earthquake science investment

24 months ago by John Callan

GNS Science seismologist Yoshihiro Kaneko has been awarded a prestigious Rutherford Discovery Fellowship to investigate the slip behavior on the tectonic plate boundary below the North Island’s east coast. This is the first time a GNS Science researcher has won a Rutherford Fellowship, with Dr Kaneko being awarded $160,000-a-year for...

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Tsunami demo smashes learning barriers

24 months ago by Curious Minds

Republished from Curious Minds

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Stan’s back, and he’s more prepared than ever before

2 years ago by Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management

Kiwi kids will be better prepared for emergencies thanks to a new teaching resource developed by the Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management and EQC.

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East Coast LAB launched & LAB, National Aquarium opened

2 years 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!

2 years 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”

2 years 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

2 years ago by John Edens

Republished from Stuff

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