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Hot or not? How will Auckland’s underground cables and pipes cope in a volcanic eruption?Wednesday, June 20, 2018Sophia Tsang, an EQC-funded student researcher at University of Auckland conducted tests at the end of last year at Syracuse University’s Lava Project in the USA.

By   /  June 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Earthquake Commission - EQC, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Hot or not? How will Auckland’s underground cables and pipes cope in a volcanic eruption?Wednesday, June 20, 2018Sophia Tsang, an EQC-funded student researcher at University of Auckland conducted tests at the end of last year at Syracuse University’s Lava Project in the USA.

Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC With eyes on Hawaii’s Kīlauea volcano, a local researcher is asking how Auckland’s underground water pipes and power cables would cope if lava cut over their pathway. Sophia Tsang, an EQC-funded student researcher at University of Auckland conducted tests at the end of last year at Syracuse University’s Lava Project […]

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Can a fault’s history signal future quakes? 

By   /  April 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Earthquake Commission - EQC, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Can a fault’s history signal future quakes? 

Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Can a fault’s history signal future quakes?  17 Apr 2018 Scientists internationally are puzzled by the 2016 Kaikōura quake that ruptured more than 17 active faults, but did not break some other active faults in the area of the earthquake. The Earthquake Commission has funded Structural […]

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EQC information for January 2018 storm customers

By   /  March 29, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Earthquake Commission - EQC, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on EQC information for January 2018 storm customers

Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC – Press Release/Statement: Headline: EQC information for January 2018 storm customers 29 Mar 2018 North Island residents with land damage from flooding or slips in the January storm centred in the Kaiaua and Thames coast still have time to lodge a claim with the Earthquake Commission.  Chief Customer Officer Trish […]

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Kaikōura earthquake update 9

By   /  March 26, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Earthquake Commission - EQC, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Kaikōura earthquake update 9

Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Kaikōura earthquake update 9 22 Mar 2018 Kia ora, In this month’s newsletter, you can find an update on how many EQC customers have received their Kaikōura earthquake settlement, what customers need to think about after they have received their EQC cash settlement and where you […]

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EQC funds eyes in the sky on Auckland landslides

By   /  February 27, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Earthquake Commission - EQC, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on EQC funds eyes in the sky on Auckland landslides

Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC – Press Release/Statement: Headline: EQC funds eyes in the sky on Auckland landslides EQC funds eyes in the sky on Auckland landslides Tuesday, February 27, 2018 Dr Brook and his team have just been provided with funding to use fast and economical new technology to see how land is moving […]

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Message from Chief Executive Sid Miller

By   /  February 22, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Earthquake Commission - EQC, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Message from Chief Executive Sid Miller

Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Message from Chief Executive Sid Miller 22 Feb 2018 The thoughts of EQC’s Board, management and staff are once again with the people of Canterbury as we recognise the seventh anniversary of the devastating 6.3 magnitude earthquake that forever changed the region. The impact of the […]

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EQC information for residents following ex-Cyclone Gita

By   /  February 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Earthquake Commission - EQC, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on EQC information for residents following ex-Cyclone Gita

Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC – Press Release/Statement: Headline: EQC information for residents following ex-Cyclone Gita EQC is encouraging homeowners to lodge a claim if their property has been damaged as ex-Cyclone Gita crosses the country. Chief Customer Officer Trish Keith says that although many people are still cleaning up and repairing damage caused by […]

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Kaikoura earthquake update 8

By   /  February 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Earthquake Commission - EQC, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Kaikoura earthquake update 8

Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Kaikoura earthquake update 8 Kia Ora, In this month’s newsletter you can find an update on how many EQC customers have received their Kaikoura earthquake settlement and hear more about our plans, and timeframes, to complete remaining claims. How we are doing As at 31 January […]

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Would an earthquake early warning system work for New Zealand?

By   /  February 16, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Earthquake Commission - EQC, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Would an earthquake early warning system work for New Zealand?

Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Would an earthquake early warning system work for New Zealand? Earthquake early warning systems are starting to come into use in a number of countries. Here, a team of researchers is asking if and how New Zealanders would use earthquake early warnings. EQC is providing $61,000 […]

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Knowledge transfer for sustainable risk communication practice: Advancing student and professionals’ skills in risk communication

By   /  February 14, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Earthquake Commission - EQC, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Knowledge transfer for sustainable risk communication practice: Advancing student and professionals’ skills in risk communication

Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Knowledge transfer for sustainable risk communication practice: Advancing student and professionals’ skills in risk communication Jacqueline Dohaney, Thomas Wilson, University of Canterbury (EQC funded project 15/SP714) RSK 1405 – Knowledge transfer for sustainable risk communication practice: Advancing student and professionals skills in risk communication – (EQC […]

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EQC funds research to track the path of Porirua tsunamis

By   /  February 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Earthquake Commission - EQC, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on EQC funds research to track the path of Porirua tsunamis

Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC – Press Release/Statement: Headline: EQC funds research to track the path of Porirua tsunamis Where are tsunamis likely to flow in Porirua, and what does that mean for where you put buildings?  This is the question EQC has funded GNS scientist Dr Wendy Saunders to research. “Porirua City Council is […]

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EQC claim numbers for February storm

By   /  February 12, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Earthquake Commission - EQC, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on EQC claim numbers for February storm

Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC – Press Release/Statement: Headline: EQC claim numbers for February storm The Earthquake Commission has so far received 60 claims for damage caused by the remnants of Cyclone Fehi earlier this month, with 53 of them from the South Island and the remaining seven from the North Island. Chief Customer Officer […]

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Improved understanding of liquefaction effects on shallow foundations for enhanced aseismic design

By   /  February 12, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Earthquake Commission - EQC, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Improved understanding of liquefaction effects on shallow foundations for enhanced aseismic design

Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Improved understanding of liquefaction effects on shallow foundations for enhanced aseismic design Nawawi Chouw, Rolando Orense, Gonzalo Barrios, Tam Larkin, University of Auckland  (EQC funded project 14/662) Non-Technical Abstract This experimental research project was carried out to determine the response of saturated sandy soil to strong […]

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Community meeting assists customers following the February storm

By   /  February 9, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Earthquake Commission - EQC, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Community meeting assists customers following the February storm

Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Community meeting assists customers following the February storm The team from the Earthquake Commission (EQC) met with West Coast residents at an information session in Westport yesterday to discuss what support EQC can provide following the recent storm in the area. The session was organised by […]

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Cyclone Fehi advisory

By   /  February 1, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Earthquake Commission - EQC, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Cyclone Fehi advisory

Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Cyclone Fehi advisory Homeowners with properties damaged by the storm, flooding or landslips as remnants of Cyclone Fehi cross the country can lodge a claim with EQC, but the priority is to stay safe. There is plenty of time to lodge an EQC claim. The priority […]

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NZ’s big natural disaster questions get $1m EQC research funding

By   /  February 1, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Earthquake Commission - EQC, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on NZ’s big natural disaster questions get $1m EQC research funding

Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC – Press Release/Statement: Headline: NZ’s big natural disaster questions get $1m EQC research funding Would New Zealanders benefit from an earthquake early warning system?  What do emergency managers need to know before evacuating Aucklanders ahead of a volcanic eruption?  Can liquefaction in Blenheim improve national understanding of keeping water, electricity […]

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Volcanic architecture and unrest processes: Insights from static and time-varying potential field models (PhD thesis)

By   /  January 29, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Earthquake Commission - EQC, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Volcanic architecture and unrest processes: Insights from static and time-varying potential field models (PhD thesis)

Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Volcanic architecture and unrest processes: Insights from static and time-varying potential field models (PhD thesis) Craig Miller, University of Auckland (EQC funded project 14/U678) A thesis submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the Degree of Doctor of Philophy in Earth Sciences was accepted as […]

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Collaborative governance after a New Zealand disaster

By   /  January 29, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Earthquake Commission - EQC, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Collaborative governance after a New Zealand disaster

Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Collaborative governance after a New Zealand disaster Sarah Beaven, University of Canterbury (EQC funded project 16/SP736) Abstract The report presents the findings of a six-month case study of the collaborative governance of the Residential Advisory Service (RAS), with a view to informing policy and practice, including […]

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Quantifying the incompleteness of New Zealand’s prehistoric earthquake record

By   /  January 29, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Earthquake Commission - EQC, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Quantifying the incompleteness of New Zealand’s prehistoric earthquake record

Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Quantifying the incompleteness of New Zealand’s prehistoric earthquake record A Nicol, R J Van Dissen, M W Stirling, M C Gerstenberger (EQC funded project 14/668) Non-Technical Abstract Many damaging earthquakes in New Zealands historical period have occurred on faults that were previously unknown, or not known […]

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A seismic investigation of the evolution and structure of the Kerepehi Fault, in the context of the Hauraki Rift, New Zealand

By   /  January 29, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Earthquake Commission - EQC, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on A seismic investigation of the evolution and structure of the Kerepehi Fault, in the context of the Hauraki Rift, New Zealand

Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC – Press Release/Statement: Headline: A seismic investigation of the evolution and structure of the Kerepehi Fault, in the context of the Hauraki Rift, New Zealand Ashleigh Rose Fromont (supervised by Jennifer Eccles), University of Auckland  (EQC funded project 16/722) A thesis submitted in fulfilment of the requiement for the degree […]

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