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New hidden continent mostly underwater, scientists say

5 months ago by Kate Boersen

New Zealand is not just a few small islands at the bottom of the world. It is actually part of a fairly large continent 94% of which is under the sea.

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Searching for past earthquakes

5 months ago by Kate Boersen

A team of scientists conducted a research survey in November 2016 aboard NIWA’s research vessel, Tangaroa, looking for evidence of past earthquakes off the east coast of the North Island.

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Tsunami Safer Schools

5 months ago by Kate Boersen

Civil Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee has announced that East Coast LAB (Life at the Boundary) has received funding to work with early childhood centres and schools to develop resources to...

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A new year, a new M7.8 Kaikoura aftershock forecast

6 months ago by Sarah McBride

GeoNet has been busy crunching the numbers based on all the seismic activity in the aftershock area of November’s Kaikoura Earthquake.

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