Scientists present the first direct observations on the rapid evolution of a bright red auroral arc into a thin white-mauve arc known as STEVE.
A new project looks to unearth information about and learn from ancient underwater landslides buried deep beneath the seafloor to support New Zealand’s resilience to natural hazards.
Historic observations, manually transcribed from handwritten records, are giving scientists a fresh glimpse into Victorian era climate.
Waveform inversion of regional earthquakes reveals velocity anomalies interpreted as subducting seamounts that control an enigmatic segmentation in plate coupling along the Hikurangi margin.
A new study shows smoke from fires set by the first inhabitants of Aotearoa from around 1300 left a mark in the ice 6,000 kilometers away, on an island off the Antarctic Peninsula.
New seismic imaging study of the Puysegur Trench aims to solve one of the last major questions in plate tectonics.
Perhaps the most complex earthquake rupture ever studied is further constrained by signals from Earth’s ionosphere.
A new suite of DART buoys in the South Pacific Ocean spotted waves set in motion by three tsunamigenic earthquakes that occurred within hours of one another.
A new study provides the first high-resolution three-dimensional anisotropic P-wave velocity model of the shallow part of the Northern Hikurangi subduction zone offshore New Zealand.
Last year’s explosive eruption at the New Zealand volcano tragically took tourists by surprise.