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Napier communities invited to tsunami evacuation modelling talk

3 months ago by Kate Boersen

Seven Napier communities are invited to a free public talk on Wednesday, 30 October to see the latest computer tsunami evacuation models for the area.

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Scientists size up sediment lump under the East Coast

3 months ago by GNS Science

Analysis of seismic waves from the 2016 Kaikōura earthquake has enabled scientists to identify a body of softer rock and sediment roughly 37 times the volume of Mount Everest under...

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Community invited to Tsunami evacuation modelling talk

4 months ago by GNS Science

Members of the Lower Hutt community are invited to a free public talk at 7pm on Tuesday.

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Seafloor methane seeps and submarine landslides

5 months ago by NIWA

A chance discovery off the Gisborne coast five years ago is prompting a NIWA scientist to find out more about the link between a field of methane seeps bubbling out...

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Gisborne & Wairoa to learn about latest Hikurangi subduction zone research

6 months ago by Kate Boersen

Four of the country’s leading scientists will share the latest research into New Zealand’s largest and most active fault in public talks in Gisborne and Hawke’s Bay in August.

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Tairāwhiti students poised for earth movements

9 months ago by Rachel Schicker

Students from five Tairāwhiti schools will get a chance to bring science to life in the coming weeks and months as they wait for the earth to move.

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Unlocking the secrets of the Hikurangi subduction zone

9 months ago by Kate Boersen

Four of the country’s leading scientists will share the latest research into New Zealand’s largest and most active fault in public talks in Wairarapa and Wellington this month.

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Hikurangi subduction earthquakes: Stitching the evidence together

10 months ago by Ursula Cochran

Beneath the North Island of New Zealand there is a restless sleeper. Usually the sleeper is just breathing deeply but sometimes they twitch with a bad dream, or rearrange an...

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Slow slip earthquake occurring right now off the East Coast

10 months ago by Kate Boersen

A slow slip earthquake is currently taking place off the coast of Gisborne and Hawke’s Bay along the Hikurangi subduction zone, according to GNS Science and GeoNet.

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Compelling Hikurangi Response Plan video released, highlights need for Kiwis to prepare

10 months ago by East Coast Life at the Boundary

New Zealand sits on a subduction zone just like Japan does, and people should be prepared for the next large earthquake and tsunami.

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