Research & Publications
List of NHRP-funded research projects and aligned crown research institute programmes in natural hazards from GNS Science and NIWA. Updated 8 April 2016
Peer-reviewed journal articles, research reports, and book chapters
A link to research resports from our past contestable round
A selection of outputs from funded work.
Following the February earthquake, Government allocated $2M (GST ex) in emergency funding to develop projects addressing Christchurch recovery needs. The Short Term Recovery Programme (STRP) generated critical data that was taken up by key stakeholders and presented at the Royal Commission of Inquiry on the Canterbury Earthquakes. More →
(available from the Royal Commission Document Library)
Buchanan, A.H.; Bull, D.; Dhakal, R.; MacRae, G.; Palermo, A.; Pampanin, S. 2011. Base Isolation and Damage-Resistant Technologies for Improved Seismic Performance of Buildings. Technical Report Prepared for the Canterbury Earthquakes Royal Commission. University of Canterbury, Christchurch, 99p.
Clifton, C; Bruneau, M.; MacRae, G.; Leon, R.; Fussell, A. 2011. Steel Building Damage from the Christchurch Earthquake Series of 2010 and 2011. Technical Report Prepared for the Canterbury Earthquakes Royal Commission. University of Auckland; University of Buffalo, NY (USA); University of Canterbury; Georgia Tech (USA), Steel Construction NZ, 31p.
Cubrinovski, M.; McCahon, I. 2011. Foundations on Deep Alluvial Soils. Technical Report Prepared for the Canterbury Earthquakes Royal Commission. University of Canterbury, Christchurch, Geotech Consulting Ltd, Christchurch, 41 p.
Ingham, J.M.; Griffith, M.C. 2011. Performance of unreinforced masonry in the 2010/2011 Canterbury Earthquake Swarm. Technical Report Prepared for the Canterbury Earthquakes Royal Commission. University of Auckland, University of Adelaide, 148p.
Webb, T.H. (comp.); Bannister, S.C.; Beavan, R.J.; Berryman, K.R.; Brackley, H.L.; Cousins, W.J.; Fry, B.; Gerstenberger, M.C.; Holden, C.; Kaiser, A.E.; McSaveney, E.; McVerry, G.H.; Pettinga, J.; Reyners, M.E.; Rhoades, D.A.; Somerville, P.; Stirling, M.W.; Van Dissen, R.J.; Villamor, P.; Wallace, L.M.; Zhao, J.X. 2011 The Canterbury Earthquake sequence and implications for seismic design levels. GNS Science consultancy report 2011/183. 80 p.
The NZSEE (with financial support from the EQC) has provided free download access to individual papers from two special edition bulletins on the Canterbury earthquakes.
Original research funded by the Natural Hazards Research Platform is featured in these editions.
To see the full Table of Contents (TOC), click on the links below.
The TOC contains active links to the published material. Simply click on a title of interest to download a PDF.
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Last updated 8 April 2016