Much of New Zealand felt the winter chill last week, with heavy snowfalls throughout the country and some extremely heavy rain!
Even after three northbound lanes were reopened, rush hour traffic on Tuesday evening ground to a crawl through the Ngauranga Gorge when a debris avalanche blocked 5 lanes of this busy stretch of State Highway 1, just north of Wellington.
At 7pm on 11/07/17 a large earthquake struck around 200km South-West of the South Island.
Wow! It's been 5 years since we released our first smartphone and tablet based app.
When our new website went live in June we asked for your feedback via a survey and have received over 1,400 responses to date, thanks!
NIWA’s mighty research vessel, the Tangaroa, left the Wellington port last weekend headed due North for the Hikurangi Plate boundary. There were a few GeoNet members on board so, naturally, we were curious as to how the voyage was trekking.
It's over two weeks since the updated GeoNet website went live. Over one million views is a win!
Taupo has been shaken by earthquakes from two locations today.
For those of us who can’t tell the difference between pink and red, red and green – a predicament many kiwi lads (and ladies) find ourselves in – the concept of a rainbow coloured intensity scale is a slippery one.
131 years ago today the largest historic eruption in New Zealand's history occurred, claiming 106 lives.