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Anniversary Event for Ruapehu's 95-96 Eruptions

Monday, 10 October 2005, 12:51 am | Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences

Scientists, emergency managers, public, the media, and university students will gather at Whakapapa Village this weekend for an anniversary event to discuss the lessons learnt from Mt Ruapehu's eruptions 10 years ago. More >>

EQC to Fund an Annual $3 Million Boost to GeoNet

Monday, 27 June 2005, 6:00 pm | Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences

The Earthquake Commission's commitment of an extra $3 million a year to GeoNet, New Zealand's geological hazard monitoring system, will improve the country's ability to recover from major natural disasters, says Commission Chairman Neville Young. More >>

Sub to explore New Zealand undersea volcanoes

Monday, 4 April 2005, 10:13 am | Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences

New Zealand and American scientists have joined forces to explore some of the world's most active undersea volcanoes along the Kermadec Arc, northeast of the Bay of Plenty. More >>

Another Quake Jolts Wellington

Friday, 21 January 2005, 10:22 am | Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences

A magnitude 5.5 earthquake was felt widely in the Wellington region just before 8am today, Geological and Nuclear Sciences (GNS) said. More >>

NZ TSUNAMI TEAM HEADS TO THAILAND

Friday, 21 January 2005, 12:01 am | Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences

A group of New Zealand scientists, earthquake engineers, and emergency managers will head to Thailand this weekend to learn about the impact of the Boxing Day tsunami. More >>

Scientists Gather To Weigh Analytical Methods

Monday, 17 January 2005, 2:30 pm | Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences

Sixty scientists from 15 countries are in Wellington this week to discuss new developments and applications in accelerator-based analytical techniques in the biomedical and environmental sciences. More >>

Large Offshore Quake Felt Widely In South Island

Tuesday, 23 November 2004, 3:14 pm | Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences

A large earthquake that occurred under the sea southwest of Invercargill this morning was felt throughout much of the lower half of the South Island. More >>

Scientists Record A Second 'Slow Quake'

Thursday, 18 November 2004, 11:54 am | Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences

Scientists have detected what they call a 'slow earthquake' near Gisborne the second time this unusual phenomenon has been observed at Gisborne in the past two years. More >>

Deep-sea bounty for sub explorers

Wednesday, 17 November 2004, 3:56 pm | Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences

The first ever manned submersible investigation of New Zealand's deep seafloor has produced a wealth of new knowledge about the geology and geochemistry of hot springs discharging from submarine volcanic vents and the unusual ecosystems found around ... More >>

Scientists Collect Submarine Volcano Creatures

Monday, 1 November 2004, 9:33 am | Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences

Scientists from New Zealand and Japan have recovered a variety of deep-sea creatures while making the first-ever dive in a submersible into the crater of a seafloor volcano northeast of Bay of Plenty. More >>

Scientists To Explore Seafloor In Deep-Diving Sub

Thursday, 21 October 2004, 11:13 am | Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences

Japanese and New Zealand scientists plan to spend the next two weeks exploring the seafloor northeast of Bay of Plenty in the world’s deepest-diving submersible. More >>

Scientists Return With Rich Haul From Kermadec

Monday, 18 October 2004, 9:43 am | Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences

The deepwater research ship Tangaroa berthed at Tauranga today with a shipload of new knowledge and discoveries about the ocean floor northeast of New Zealand. More >>

Major Geological Conference Comes Down Under

Thursday, 26 August 2004, 4:10 pm | Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences

Earth scientists in New Zealand and Australia are today celebrating a successful bid to host one of the world's major geological conferences in the region in 2012. More >>

Strong NZ Contingent For World Quake Conference

Friday, 30 July 2004, 2:34 pm | Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences

30 July 2004 Strong NZ contingent attends world quake conference in Canada Wellington earthquake engineer Dr David Hopkins, the chairman of the Earthquake Engineering New Zealand business cluster, heads to Vancouver this weekend to chair the opening ... More >>

BOP Quake Swarm TAiling Off, Scientists Say

Monday, 19 July 2004, 3:28 pm | Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences

Scientists monitoring the swarm of earthquakes in the Bay of Plenty say they appear to be tailing off. More >>

Quake Swarm And Unusual Land Movements Link

Wednesday, 26 May 2004, 4:15 pm | Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences

Scientists believe they are a step closer to understanding the way tectonic stresses translate into earthquakes in New Zealand. More >>

NZ, Chile Sign Cooperative Science Agreement

Tuesday, 4 May 2004, 11:19 am | Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences

An agreement signed today paves the way for Chile and New Zealand to work more closely on oil and gas exploration, geothermal energy development, and the study of earthquakes and volcanoes. More >>

Science And Art Collide - An Angel's Wing?

Tuesday, 27 April 2004, 12:38 am | Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences

Unseen Worlds – New Dimensions explores the shared ground between art and science, and is designed to give New Zealanders an opportunity to see the amazing images that scientists create in the course of their everyday work. More >>

Science And Art Collide In New Photo Exhibition

Tuesday, 27 April 2004, 12:33 am | Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences

Unseen Worlds – New Dimensions explores the shared ground between art and science, and is designed to give New Zealanders an opportunity to see the amazing images that scientists create in the course of their everyday work. More >>

Environment In For Close Scrutiny At Intl. Conf.

Monday, 19 April 2004, 2:25 pm | Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences

Scientists from 21 countries will gather at Te Papa today for a week-long conference on using isotopes to study the environment. Participants will discuss the latest developments in isotope research in areas such as studies of animal nutrition and ... More >>

 

 

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