NHRP / Publications / Resources


Links to publicly available resources.


◊ Geonet

Earthquake, Volcano, Tsunami, Landslide

◊ GNS Science - Natural Hazards

Summary of hazards research at GNS Science, includes earthquakes, landslide, tsunami, volcanoes, and Risk & Society.

◊ NIWA - Natural Hazards

Summary of hazards research at NIWA, includes extreme weather, coastal inundation, and flood.

National / International

◊ National Hazardscape Report, 2007

◊ National Seismic Hazard Model

2012 NZSEE Conference; New National Seismic Hazard Model for New Zealand: Changes to Estimated Long-Term Hazard, Paper no. 048

◊ National Tsunami Hazard Model

MCDEM; Power, W.L. (comp.) 2013 Review of tsunami hazard in New Zealand (2013 update). GNS Science consultancy report 2013/131. 222 p

 ◊ International Volcanic Health Hazard Network


◊ Cook Strait-Lake Grassmere Earthquake

2013 Earthquake engineering data hosted by NZSEE

◊ Slope Stability Reports

Christchurch City Council; Series of Port Hills slope stability reports prepared by GNS Science, includes maps + FAQ sheets

◊ Flood Frequency

Review of flood frequency in the Canterbury region. A report prepared by NIWA for Environment Canterbury.

◊ Liquefaction

Environment Canterbury; Brackley, H.L. (comp.) et al 2012 Review of liquefaction hazard information in eastern Canterbury, including Christchurch City and parts of Selwyn, Waimakariri and Hurunui Districts. GNS Science consultancy report 2012/218; Environment Canterbury report R12/83. 99 p. + 1 CD

◊ Performance of Horizontal Infrastructure following Canterbury Earthquakes

Cubrinovski, M., Hughes, M., Bradley, B., Noonan, J., Hopkins, R., McNeill, S. and English, G. (2014). Performance of Horizontal Infrastructure in Christchurch City through the 2010-2011 Canterbury Earthquake Sequence. Civil & Natural Resources Engineering Research Report 2014-02. University of Canterbury, March 2014.

◊ Volcanic Hazards

  • DEVORA - Auckland Volcanic Field
  • Mt Tongariro/Ngauruhoe/Ruapehu - Department of Conservation; hazard maps, factsheets, lahar paths.
  • Mt Taranaki - Taranaki Regional Council; Johnston, D.M.; Becker, J.S.; Jolly, G.E.; Potter, S.; Wilson, T.M.; Stewart, C.; Cronin, S. 2011 Volcanic hazards management at Taranaki volcano : information source book. Lower Hutt: GNS Science. GNS Science report 2011/37. 102 p.
  • Volcanic Ash Impacts - Pamphlet prepared for MAF, 2009. Informational posters also available for lifelines groups.

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