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Funding approved for major Hikurangi Response Plan

11 months ago by Kate Boersen

A project aimed at developing a coordinated response to a rupture of the Hikurangi subduction zone off the East Coast has been granted $240,000 of funding.

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Ship-to-Shore opportunity for East Coast communities

11 months ago by Kate Boersen

East Coast communities will soon get the opportunity to delve into the details of the research ship work occurring off the coast to learn more about New Zealand’s largest fault...

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Te Matakite – students see into the future of the Hikurangi Plate Boundary

11 months ago by Aliki Weststrate

Te Hapara Primary School and Gisborne Boys’ High take out top honours in the recent Hikurangi Plate Boundary competitions run by GNS Science and East Coast LAB (Life at the Boundary).

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Expedition to study NZ’s largest earthquake fault

11 months ago by NIWA

An ambitious scientific expedition involving 30 scientists from around the world leaves Perth next week bound for the East Coast of the North Island.

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Recording earthquakes to understand our risk

12 months ago by Kate Boersen

Scientists have been busy over the last month installing 88 portable seismographs across the Raukumara area in Gisborne & Bay of Plenty.

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Virtual field trips bring natural hazards into classrooms

12 months ago by Earthquake Commission (EQC)

Over a thousand school children from across New Zealand have been taking part in a virtual field trip to the Hikurangi plate boundary.

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