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Never miss a GeoNet news story again

We’ve added a new feature to the GeoNet Apple (iOS) and Android apps so you can be notified as soon as we write a news story.

Apr 19 2018 11:08 AM

Improvements to earthquake plots for the volcano team arrive on the GeoNet website

Much of the information and tools that our duty teams use is exactly the same as what you see on the GeoNet website. The volcano team have recently updated the way they view earthquakes near our active volcanoes, resulting in a new look for earthquake data

Apr 10 2018 12:00 PM

Upcoming CWB Switch-Off is about keeping up with global best practice

We are constantly modernising our seismic data services here at GeoNet to keep up-to-date with international standards. GeoNet’s CWB is reaching its End-Of-Life and will be replaced with FDSN web services by 31 July.

Apr 5 2018 2:00 PM

Tech Tales: Tim and Kris' Raoul Island Odyssey

Raoul Island provides a ‘network node’ that is fundamental to GeoNet’s data quality, but it throws GeoNet’s technical team plenty of logistical challenges when it comes to site maintenance.

Mar 26 2018 5:30 PM

White Island (Whakaari); Crater Lake reforming and an earthquake swarm. Overall the volcano remains quiet.

GeoNet monitoring teams visited White Island last week and found it quiet. Over the weekend a small earthquake swarm has occurred nearby. No changes in activity are apparent after the swarm.

Mar 19 2018 4:00 PM

Gita vs Alison, and the effects on the Kaikoura coast

As another ex-tropical cyclone, Hola, grazed the country this week, we look back a few weeks to one that trampled over the top of us, Ex-Tropical Cyclone Gita, and back even further to Ex-Tropical Cyclone Alison, which hit 43 years ago this week

Mar 16 2018 2:30 PM

Krakatau out-booms Taupo Caldera to take the 2018 Volcano Cup

The noisy Krakatau won out with his big 1883 bang and continuous smouldering to grab Twitter’s Volcano Cup out of Taupo’s grasp early this morning.

Mar 3 2018 11:00 AM

The big moment (eruption) is here, Taupo goes into Volcano Cup final

We are erupting with excitement - Taupo has made it to Twitter's Volcano Cup final! Your vote today will really count.

Mar 2 2018 9:00 AM

Taupo Volcano moves on to the Semi Final in Twitter’s Volcano Cup 2018- we almost have a hand on the cup!

The competition is now global and there are plenty of international volcano nerds voting, so once again we need your help to get Taupo through to the final on Friday.

Feb 28 2018 7:30 AM

Taupo Volcano moves on to Quarter Final in Volcano Cup 2018

Taupo Volcano is up against the famous USA giant Mt St Helens in the Volcano Cup round and needs lots of support not to be eliminated!

Feb 24 2018 8:30 AM