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Scientists detect huge fault rupture offshore from Kaikoura

3 years 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

3 years 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

3 years 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

3 years ago by Curious Minds

Republished from Curious Minds

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

3 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

3 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!

3 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”

3 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

3 years ago by John Edens

Republished from Stuff

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Study shows East Coast is prone to tsunami

3 years ago by Nicola Litchfield

Q. What does this EQC-funded geological investigation on the coast 30km north of Gisborne reveal?

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