Following the Kaikoura experience, Japan and Indonesia may offer examples – and there is clearly need to tackle confusion over self-evacuation, writes geologist Jane Cunneen
New Zealand's rates of sexually transmitted infections like chlamydia are some of the highest in the Western world. That's the bad news, says Siouxsie Wiles – the good news is that we can begin fixing the problem just by being more frank about our genitalia and what it does.
Welcome to the subduction zone: how the Kaikoura 7.8 shock created a ‘silent earthquake’ 500km away, off Gisborne
A slow slip event off the east coast of the North Island, with an estimated equivalent impact of a M6.9 quake, was detected this week. GNS Science geophysicist Laura Wallace …
View the impact of the seismic activity in Monday's 7.8 earthquake and the corresponding fluctuation in the sea level in this visualisation by Richard Clark, with commentary from geophysicist William Power.
Gerry Brownlee's intemperate response to the GeoNet director's calls for a 24/7 response centre damages further scientists' willingness to share their expertise with the public, writes Richard Easther.
In the fight against the superbug apocalypse, don’t fall for the idea that infectious diseases only happen somewhere else
With antibiotics’ power on the wane, infectious diseases are increasingly hard to combat. And it is much more than just as a third world problem, writes Siouxsie Wiles
So much for ‘no tsunami’. It climbed to 4.1 metres above mean sea level on Monday, tearing a house from its foundations
Tsunami scientists have returned from Canterbury, where they found at least one spot of severe damage from the tsunami that followed the Kaikoura earthquake, and it’s a powerful reminder that you shouldn’t wait for a formal evacuation, explains Caroline Little of GNS
GeoNet have published their latest future scenarios and aftershock forecasts following the M7.8 quake that struck early on Monday morning.
The Kaikoura earthquake lifted long strips of coast out of the sea on Monday morning, in parts as high as two metres. Natalie Balfour of GeoNet explains what's going on.
There’s a revolution underway. Deep within the Auckland Viaduct lurks the beginnings of our own tiny Silicon Valley. At GridAKL, more than 50 startups, in industries as diverse as medicine, …