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There is a lot of research underway by New Zealand and international scientists on the Hikurangi tectonic plate boundary and how it can affect us.

Hikurangi Subduction Earthquakes & Slip Behaviour

A large team of national and international scientists will be studying the Hikurangi plate boundary, New Zealand's largest earthquake and tsunami hazard, to find out what risk it poses to New Zealand.

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