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Long or strong, get gone

Long or strong, get gone

Monday, 21 November 2016 2:55 p.m. by GovtCCC Featured

If it’s long, or strong, get gone – that’s the message from Civil Defence around tsunami evacuation after an earthquake.

South Island highways update – 19 November 2016

South Island highways update – 19 November 2016

Saturday, 19 November 2016 7:43 p.m. by CivilDefence Popular

South Island highways update – 19 November 2016

Tsunami threat real in 7.8 quake and aftershocks

Tsunami threat real in 7.8 quake and aftershocks

Friday, 18 November 2016 7:22 p.m. by CanterburyUniversity Popular

Kaikoura earthquakes: Update 5pm 18/11/16

Kaikoura earthquakes: Update 5pm 18/11/16

Friday, 18 November 2016 5:29 p.m. by GovtCCC Featured Popular

A 24/7 earthquake support line has been set up. If you need support or are concerned about how the earthquakes are affecting you or you whanau call 0800 777 846 for advice.

Local State of Emergency declared in Canterbury

Local State of Emergency declared in Canterbury

Tuesday, 15 November 2016 3:07 p.m. by GovtCCC Featured Popular

A local state of emergency has been declared in Canterbury in the wake of yesterday’s magnitude 7.5 earthquake and ongoing aftershocks.

Urban Search and Rescue Team arrived in Kaikoura

Urban Search and Rescue Team arrived in Kaikoura

Monday, 14 November 2016 9:09 p.m. by PRNews

Release: New Zealand Fire Service

Earthquake Tsunami Update 14/11/16 820am

Earthquake Tsunami Update 14/11/16 820am

Monday, 14 November 2016 9:05 a.m. by GovtCCC Featured

People who were evacuated due to this morning’s earthquake are now able to go home, Christchurch Civil Defence and Emergency Management says.

National Warning: Tsunami Threat #3 HAMNER SPRINGS EARTHQUAKE AND TSUNAMI

National Warning: Tsunami Threat #3 HAMNER SPRINGS EARTHQUAKE AND TSUNAMI

Monday, 14 November 2016 2:28 a.m. by PRNews Featured Popular

Canterbury earthquake engineers win international honour

Canterbury earthquake engineers win international honour

Tuesday, 4 October 2016 4:39 p.m. by CanterburyUniversity

Two University of Canterbury (UC) earthquake engineers have been honoured at an American convention for the world-class excellence of their post-quake research assessing liquefaction hazards in Christchurch.

UC professor uses supercomputer to simulate earthquake shaking

UC professor uses supercomputer to simulate earthquake shaking

Thursday, 25 February 2016 10:38 a.m. by CanterburyUniversity Popular

Wondering what it looked like when the earth moved during the Valentine’s Day quake? University of Canterbury Professor in Earthquake Engineering Brendon Bradley has, using UC’s Blue Gene supercomputer, simulated the ground shaking from the 14 February earthquake.

Serendipitous quake unearths explanation

Serendipitous quake unearths explanation

Thursday, 25 February 2016 10:26 a.m. by PRNews Popular

Release: Lincoln University

Fault-line building restrictions likely

Fault-line building restrictions likely

Tuesday, 19 May 2015 12:46 p.m. by GovtECAN Popular

Scientists uncover evidence of subduction quakes under central NZ

Scientists uncover evidence of subduction quakes under central NZ

Tuesday, 19 May 2015 8:53 a.m. by GovtEQC Popular

 

Quake hits Wanaka

Quake hits Wanaka

Monday, 4 May 2015 2:46 p.m. by GovtEQC Popular

Possible fault found under Hamilton

Possible fault found under Hamilton

Friday, 1 May 2015 9:47 a.m. by GovtEQC Popular

Nepal earthquake: 1900 dead, frantic search for survivors

Nepal earthquake: 1900 dead, frantic search for survivors

Sunday, 26 April 2015 9:52 p.m. by GovtEQC Popular

Alpine fault earthquake will involve more infrastructure challenges

Alpine fault earthquake will involve more infrastructure challenges

Thursday, 23 April 2015 1:39 p.m. by CanterburyUniversity Popular

A University of Canterbury geological sciences researcher says an alpine fault earthquake is likely to be markedly different to the Canterbury earthquakes, with infrastructure losses potentially exposing the regional economy rather than the concentrated building losses seen in Christchurch in 2010 and 2011.

Christchurch shaken by 3.8 magnitude quake

Christchurch shaken by 3.8 magnitude quake

Tuesday, 7 April 2015 7:41 a.m. by MediaHerald Popular

A magnitude 3.8 earthquake shook Christchurch overnight.

Christchurch earthquakes demonstrates people were caught by surprise

Christchurch earthquakes demonstrates people were caught by surprise

Thursday, 26 February 2015 11:44 a.m. by CanterburyUniversity Popular

Christchurch earthquakes demonstrate that people generally do not take any notice of the likely occurrence of rare events, University of Canterbury natural hazards researcher Professor Tim Davies says.

Canterbury’s archive the most detailed collection of the earthquake images

Canterbury’s archive the most detailed collection of the earthquake images

Monday, 23 February 2015 1:33 p.m. by CanterburyUniversity Popular

As February 22 approaches, and Christchurch and the rest of the world are reminded of the terrible events of that day four years ago, University of Canterbury Professor Paul Millar believes it’s never been more important to focus on preserving the record of what Canterbury has been through.

Canterbury experts to simulate what occurred under the earth’s surface during the earthquakes

Canterbury experts to simulate what occurred under the earth’s surface during the earthquakes

Friday, 19 December 2014 11:03 a.m. by CanterburyUniversity Popular

University of Canterbury experts will next year use its BlueFern computer to simulate what happened under the ground during the Canterbury earthquakes.  

Christchurch quake indicates need for workplace flexibility

Christchurch quake indicates need for workplace flexibility

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

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 Popular

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 Popular

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 Popular

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 Popular

 

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