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.

Aerial image of Mt Tongariro

Aerial surveys utilising hyperspectral technology with aero-magnetic data to classify the volcanic structure at depth, and to better understand and evaluate volcanic hazards. Project led by Dr Gabor Kereszturi (Massey University) as part of Contest 2017, 'Too big to fail? A multidisciplinary approach to predict collapse and debris flow hazard.' (Photo: GNS Science)


Serious Games for Climate Change Adaptation - Dr Paula Blackett (NIWA) and colleagues use a 'serious games' approach to assist communities with the difficult choices around coastal adaptation and climate change.  Try the game for yourself (Link to game) - 11 Oct 2019

Latest issue of 'Natural Hazards' now online - an update on current projects and a reflection of the past 10 years - 30 August 2019

RNC-NHRP Te Papa Research Forum: Slides available - The presentations are now available for download from the  forum co-hosted by the Resilience to Nature's Challenges and Natural Hazards Research Platform.  (Link to presentations) - 21 June 2019


Geosciences 2019, 24-27 November 2019, Hamilton.

Risk and Decision-Making Conference, 13-14 November 2019, VUW, Wellington.  A combined annual meeting of the Australasian Bayesian Network Modelling Society and the Society for Risk Analysis Australia- New Zealand. 

Last updated 11 Oct 2019

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