Kaikoura Earthquake 2016

November 27th, 2016

The 2016 Kaikoura earthquake was one of the four largest earthquakes to strike mainland New Zealand in 160 years.

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Spring into Tawa 2016

October 16th, 2016

Spring into Tawa

Spring into Tawa


The weather didn’t co-operate, but the annual Spring into Tawa market day went ahead anyway.

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Maori Artwork and Taonga Roadshow

October 15th, 2016

Two creators of Maori taonga and artworks are holding a roadshow in Wellington this coming week.

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Kermadec Earthquakes

September 25th, 2016

A burst of earthquake activity struck the southern Kermadec Islands this afternoon.

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Between a Rock and a Hard Place

September 11th, 2016

The Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management found itself between a rock and a hard place when a major earthquake struck off East Cape early on the morning of Friday 2nd September. Was a tsunami generated? Should people living in low-lying areas on the coast evacuate or should they stay put?

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Earthquake, Stephens Island

September 10th, 2016

A moderately strong, deep earthquake struck near Stephens Island this morning.

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Tsunami Hazards and Evacuation Zones

September 9th, 2016

With the recent East Cape earthquake still present in memory, it is an appropriate time for people in coastal areas and identified tsunami evacuation zones to review their plans. This short video may help.

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Strong Quake, Southern Ocean

September 9th, 2016

A strong, undersea earthquake struck the Southern Ocean this morning.

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East Cape Earthquake: Aftershock Scenarios

September 6th, 2016

GeoNet has issued an update of its aftershock forecast that was published on its website on Friday, following the magnitude 7.1 earthquake off the coast near Te Araroa.

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Major Quake, East Cape

September 2nd, 2016

A major undersea earthquake struck off East Cape early this morning.

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East Cape Earthquakes

September 1st, 2016

A moderately strong undersea earthquake struck near East Cape this morning.

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Major Quake, Northern Marianas

July 30th, 2016

A powerful earthquake struck deep below the Pacific Ocean in the northern part of the Mariana Islands this morning.

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Kermadec Earthquakes

July 15th, 2016

A burst of moderately strong undersea earthquake activity struck the Kermadec Islands yesterday.

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Fiordland Earthquakes

June 7th, 2016

A burst of earthquake activity has occurred in Fiordland over the last ten days.

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Strong Quake, Kermadecs

June 6th, 2016

A strong, undersea earthquake struck the Kermadec Islands this afternoon.

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