NHRP - Natural Hazards Research Platform

A multi-party research platform funded by MBIE dedicated to increasing New Zealand's resilience to Natural Hazards via high quality collaborative research.


Earthquake preparedness Scanning the seafloor
GNS scientists earthquake preparation at home.
Geological Hazards Weather, Flood & Coastal Hazards
Low damage technology Tsunami preparedness
UC shake table testing
Tsunami preparedness video
Resilient Engineering Societal Resilience


100 Resilient Cities: Q & A with Mike Gillooly, Chief Resilience Officer for Christchurch - 30 July 2014

Earthquake Spectra, special issue on Canterbury Earthquakes now online. Contributions from across Platform.

Researchers from Resilient Organisations to speak at ‘100 Resilient Cities’ forum in New York - 13 June 2014

Tongariro eruption of 2012 - Articles in press from GNS Science, Massey University and NIWA in Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research (June 2014)

A GNS Science study on tsunami risk in Napier has been incorporated into the region’s hazards planning. (5 June 2014)

Coming Soon

Post-2015 Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction

7th Australasian Natural Hazards Management Conference 2014. For more information, e-mail AHMC organisers

Updated 30 July 2014