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Our purpose is to undertake research that enhances our understanding of geological and Earth system processes and increases Aotearoa New Zealand’s resilience to natural hazards and climate change.

We aim to drive innovation and growth that ensure risk, the environment and our natural resources are sustainably managed for a cleaner, safer, more prosperous future.

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Uia mai koe ki ahau, “He aha te mea nui o te ao?” Māku e kī atu, “He tangata, he tangata, he tangata.”

If you were to ask me, “What is the most important thing in the world?” My reply will be, “It is people, it is people, it is people.”

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