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Below is a list of sources to find about more about the Hikurangi Subduction Zone, New Zealand’s largest fault.  

GNS Learning Pages - Learn more about New Zealand's exciting geological environment by exploring these webpages, taking a virtual tour, watching exciting videos, playing interactive games, and browsing our photo galleries.

Expedition 375 - Journey to NZ’s largest fault - A collection of videos, animations and articles about the IODP drilling expedition at the northern Hikurangi Subduction Zone. Background information to the structure and behaviour of the subduction zone, seamounts, sub-seafloor observatories, earthquake history, and how scientists collaborate on board a ship to study faults that lie deep under the ocean.

East Coast Lab  - A website to discover more about natural hazards and how they can affect communities on the East Coast of New Zealand's North Island. Take part in natural hazard citizen science and help with the research, discover what scientists have already uncovered and explore our science .

Science Learning Hub - Explore a wide range of learning activities, images and resources on earthquakes, tsunamis and the Hikurangi Subduction Zone.