2002 National Seismic Hazard Model/NZS1170.5 Seismicity Model

The 2002 National Seismic Hazard model is currently used as the input seismicity model to New Zealand Standard 1170.5 (NZS1170.5). The documentation for the development can be found here: CR 2000-053.pdf

A journal publication based on the report can be found here: Stirling, M.W.; McVerry, G.H.; Berryman, K.R. 2002. A new seismic hazard model for New Zealand, Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 92(5):1878-1903.

A report examining the performance of the model against independent data can be found here: CR 2002-99 300802.pdf