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Scientists monitoring the swarm of earthquakes in the Bay of Plenty say they appear to be tailing off.
Geological and Nuclear Sciences Ltd (GNS) has formed a consortium with coal producer Solid Energy and electricity generator Genesis Power to investigate ways of burying carbon dioxide produced from the use of fossil fuels.
A mini-series screening on TV2 this weekend about a massive earthquake on the west coast of the United States contains a number of exaggerations and fallacies.
The little pink mascot that suddenly appeared on the White Island volcano-cam this month has turned into a global phenomenon.
A scientist who describes her work as a "dream job" has won the 2004 Zonta Science Award. Ursula Cochran says her investigations of past earthquakes, tsunamis, and climate events in New Zealand is the perfect job package.
Unusual surface movement measured in the hills behind Paekakariki over the past year could be linked to the recent swarm of earthquakes near Upper Hutt, scientists say.
American and New Zealand scientists have joined forces for a trailblazing study to understand the geological signals in sediment washed out from the Waiapu River on the North Island's east coast.
Bernard O'Brien, a former director of the New Zealand Institute of Nuclear Sciences, has died in Sydney. He was 77. He was a gifted scientist who made a lasting contribution to earth sciences and nuclear physics in New Zealand.
The recently revealed Boo Boo Fault in Cook Strait is one of many thousands of bits of geological information that scientists use to calculate earthquake hazard throughout New Zealand.
A consortium of New Zealand firms has won a US$800,000 contract to help Tonga with its cyclone risk management and emergency recovery plan. The consortium beat off bids from several other countries.