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A new geological map of the Waikato area shows the region in more detail than ever before. It replaces geological maps of the area, published in the 1960s, and combines a large amount of published and unpublished material, plus new research, to produce a valuable resource about Waikato geology. It is published by Geological and Nuclear Sciences Ltd (GNS).
Slow, silent earthquakes occurring deep under New Zealand are pushing parts of the lower North Island out of shape, scientists say.
Allan Freeth has joined the board of Geological and Nuclear Sciences Ltd (GNS).
The Earthquake Commission’s commitment of an extra $3 million a year to GeoNet, New Zealand’s geological hazard monitoring system, will improve the country’s ability to recover from major natural disasters, says Commission Chairman Neville Young.
Advances in technology may enable some geothermal fields to double their present energy output, according to scientists at Geological and Nuclear Sciences Ltd (GNS).
A team of scientists from Geological and Nuclear Sciences Ltd (GNS) who develop x-ray-based scanning and measuring equipment have been recognised with a special business award in Wellington.
Today's magnitude 6 earthquake near Haast is the largest shallow earthquake to occur in New Zealand this year, Geological and Nuclear Sciences Ltd (GNS) said.
New Zealand and American scientists are due in Tauranga this weekend for a stopover part-way through a major expedition to explore active submarine volcanoes in the Kermadec Arc, northeast of White Island.
New Zealand and American scientists have joined forces to explore some of the world's most active undersea volcanoes along the Kermadec Arc, northeast of the Bay of Plenty.
A New Zealand scientist accurately estimated the height of a tsunami that hit a group of sparsely populated islands to the west of Sumatra this week, before reports filtered through that a tsunami had occurred.