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Christchurch quake indicates need for workplace flexibility

Christchurch quake indicates need for workplace flexibility

Wednesday, 24 September 2014 10:19 a.m. by PRNews

Release: Victoria University of Wellington

Deep Alpine Fault sensitive to nearby earthquakes

Deep Alpine Fault sensitive to nearby earthquakes

Monday, 25 August 2014 3:21 p.m. by PRNews

Release: Victoria University of Wellington

New Muscle Slab[TM] foundation design ideal for Christchurch TC2 & TC3

New Muscle Slab[TM] foundation design ideal for Christchurch TC2 & TC3

Monday, 9 June 2014 5:54 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Press release, Monday 9 June 2014, msHAPPEN Ltd, Christchurch, NZ: A new ready-to-build slab foundation system called Muscle Slab[TM] is now available for quake damaged homes in Christchurch. Designed and developed by consulting engineers, Bekker Engineering Design NZ, the new Muscle Slab system is ideal for TC2 and TC3 properties that are to be repaired or rebuilt.

Building Amendment (Earthquake Prone Buildings) Bill

Building Amendment (Earthquake Prone Buildings) Bill

Monday, 14 April 2014 2:58 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Release: Ann Brower

New Alpine Fault Earthquake Research

New Alpine Fault Earthquake Research

Monday, 7 April 2014 9:11 a.m. by geology Popular

Cook Strait earthquake sequence discussed

Cook Strait earthquake sequence discussed

Saturday, 22 March 2014 6:44 a.m. by Media3News

The sequence started on July 19, 2013 and included a magnitude 6.5 quake on July 21.

Damage state exceedance probabilities from aftershocks

Damage state exceedance probabilities from aftershocks

Friday, 21 March 2014 4:29 p.m. by GovtEQC Popular

 

UC simulating more than 100 earthquakes in its lab to design safer buildings

UC simulating more than 100 earthquakes in its lab to design safer buildings

Wednesday, 19 March 2014 12:47 p.m. by CanterburyUniversity Popular

The University of Canterbury (UC) is simulating more than 100 earthquakes on a building prototype to make post-quake buildings safer.

Modern, open plan houses do worse in quakes

Modern, open plan houses 'do worse in quakes'

Wednesday, 12 February 2014 3:00 p.m. by MediaOneNews Popular

"Traditional" homes often did much better in the Canterbury quakes than modern "open plan" houses, new research shows.

Tonkin & Taylor Report - Effects of Sea Level Rise for  Christchurch City

Tonkin & Taylor Report - Effects of Sea Level Rise for Christchurch City

Wednesday, 8 January 2014 3:15 p.m. by PRNews Featured Popular

Mystery flashes linked to quakes

Mystery flashes linked to quakes

Friday, 3 January 2014 6:30 a.m. by MediaHerald Popular

 

Research sheds light on quake mystery

Research sheds light on quake mystery

Thursday, 2 January 2014 10:30 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

A dark hole of knowledge about strange lights seen during the 2011 Christchurch earthquake has been illuminated by new research out of North America.

 Selwyn, Waimakariri earthquake fault reports released

Selwyn, Waimakariri earthquake fault reports released

Sunday, 1 December 2013 7:17 p.m. by GovtECAN Popular

Environment Canterbury today released the fourth and fifth in a series of earthquake fault reports on different districts of the Canterbury region.

Canterbury earthquakes were highly unusual

Canterbury earthquakes were highly unusual

Tuesday, 26 November 2013 5:17 p.m. by MediaStuff

The Canterbury earthquakes were even more unusual than first thought and unlikely to occur anywhere else in the world, new research reveals.

Porosity and permeability variations in volcanic conduits

Porosity and permeability variations in volcanic conduits

Friday, 22 November 2013 3:24 p.m. by GovtEQC Popular

 

Canty shake shows The Gap under stress

Canty shake shows The Gap under stress

Tuesday, 19 November 2013 10:59 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

The aftershock at 11.36pm on Monday was recorded at magnitude 4.6 and located 10km southwest of Christchurch, between Halswell and Prebbleton, at a depth of 8km.

4.6 quake centred in The Gap

4.6 quake centred in 'The Gap'

Monday, 18 November 2013 10:45 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

GNS Science later upgraded this to 4.6 and located the aftershock 10km south-west of Christchurch, between Halswell and Prebbleton, at a depth of 8km.

Import barrier raises building materials cost

Import barrier raises building materials cost

Tuesday, 12 November 2013 4:00 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

New Zealanders are paying more for building materials because our rules forbid the wider public good being taken into account when imposing duties on imports.

CTV News item on Ground Improvement Trials

CTV News item on Ground Improvement Trials

Thursday, 31 October 2013 10:43 a.m. by GovtEQC Popular

Research reduces earthquake strengthening costs for schools

Research reduces earthquake strengthening costs for schools

Tuesday, 22 October 2013 3:35 p.m. by GovtMOE Popular

Associate Education Minister Nikki Kaye says ground-breaking research released today by the Ministry of Education has found timber-framed classrooms are extremely resilient to earthquakes.

7.1 Earthquake - Christchurch 4th Sept 2010

7.1 Earthquake - Christchurch 4th Sept 2010

Wednesday, 4 September 2013 2:13 p.m. by GovtEQC Popular

Fiordland tsunami: 22 August 2003

Fiordland tsunami: 22 August 2003

Thursday, 22 August 2013 9:18 a.m. by GovtEQC Popular

Wastewater injection caused a 5.7 earthquake in the USA

Wastewater injection caused a 5.7 earthquake in the USA

Wednesday, 27 March 2013 2:15 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

 

Quake-maker shakes Christchurch

Quake-maker shakes Christchurch

Monday, 11 March 2013 12:12 p.m. by MediaHerald Popular

 

Colin Hogg: Unsettling look at our shaky isles

Colin Hogg: Unsettling look at our shaky isles

Tuesday, 26 February 2013 6:30 a.m. by MediaHerald Popular

 

Flops and flukes of forecasts

Flops and flukes of forecasts

Friday, 22 February 2013 6:30 a.m. by MediaHerald

 

Quake experts reach towards holy grail

Quake experts reach towards holy grail

Friday, 22 February 2013 6:30 a.m. by MediaHerald Popular

 

Our recovery has strong foundations

Our recovery has strong foundations

Friday, 15 February 2013 12:14 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Scientists to scour quake-hit suburbs for data

Scientists to scour quake-hit suburbs for data

Thursday, 7 February 2013 5:21 p.m. by MediaHerald Popular

Teams of scientists will scour the quake-shattered eastern suburbs of Christchurch over the next fortnight to gather vital information to improve earthquake hazard and risk assessments in New Zealand.

Liquefaction characteristics of pumice sands

Liquefaction characteristics of pumice sands

Thursday, 7 February 2013 11:57 a.m. by GovtEQC Popular

 

On this day: Hawkes Bay earthquake 1931

On this day: Hawke's Bay earthquake 1931

Monday, 4 February 2013 10:12 a.m. by GovtEQC Popular

 

On this day: Wairarapa earthquake 1855

On this day: Wairarapa earthquake 1855

Wednesday, 23 January 2013 10:51 a.m. by GovtEQC Popular

 

Key to unlocking quake secrets

Key to unlocking quake secrets

Tuesday, 8 January 2013 6:30 a.m. by MediaHerald Popular

 

Research: Evacuation procedures in big cities after massive earthquakes

Research: Evacuation procedures in big cities after massive earthquakes

Friday, 30 November 2012 5:50 a.m. by avonsidechch Popular

The most recent  of the Tokyo Institute of Technology contains an article on Japanese research into evacuation procedures in big cities after major earthquakes.

Property Matters: Seismic work put at $100b

Property Matters: Seismic work put at $100b

Tuesday, 27 November 2012 6:30 a.m. by MediaHerald Popular

Property sector could face bills dwarfing the leaky building issue.

Alpine Fault could send river through Christchurch

Alpine Fault could send river through Christchurch

Monday, 26 November 2012 2:19 p.m. by Media3News Popular

The 'Garden City' could have a new river to deal with in future years, if a newly published academic paper proves to be accurate.

Christchurch quake sequences settling down

Christchurch quake sequences settling down

Wednesday, 21 November 2012 5:35 p.m. by MediaHerald Popular

The probability of a large earthquake hitting Canterbury continues to decline as the earthquake sequence settles down, says GeoNet. 

Quake would cut Wellington off for months

Quake would cut Wellington off for months

Tuesday, 13 November 2012 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

A big quake could leave Wellington reliant on barges and helicopters for survival, new disaster predictions show.

study finds liquefaction caused far more damage than the shaking

study finds liquefaction caused far more damage than the shaking

Tuesday, 6 November 2012 3:12 p.m. by CanterburyUniversity Popular

A year-long University of Canterbury (UC) students’ study has found liquefaction caused far more damage than ground movement in the Christchurch earthquakes.

Mark Quigley: Science standing on shaky ground

Mark Quigley: Science standing on shaky ground

Friday, 26 October 2012 6:30 a.m. by MediaHerald Popular

You'll know by now that six scientists and a government official have been found guilty of manslaughter 

GNS scientists wary after Italian ruling

GNS scientists wary after Italian ruling

Tuesday, 23 October 2012 4:35 p.m. by Media3News Popular

A NZ earthquake scientist is defending a decision to jail six Italians who did not predict a quake that killed 309 people.

Canterbury crust the reason for continued quakes

Canterbury crust the reason for continued quakes

Tuesday, 2 October 2012 11:19 a.m. by Media3News Popular

 

Quakes power halved - study

Quake's power halved - study

Tuesday, 2 October 2012 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Christchurch may have experienced a much larger earthquake in September 2010 if it were not for The Gap, new research suggests.

Shake awake for Canterbury

Shake awake for Canterbury

Saturday, 29 September 2012 9:39 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Christchurch had its largest earthquake in a week early today.

Scientist explains strong Christchurch aftershocks

Scientist explains strong Christchurch aftershocks

Saturday, 29 September 2012 9:19 a.m. by Media3News Popular

 

Big quakes shake the world

Big quakes 'shake the world'

Friday, 28 September 2012 11:48 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular