Tectonic plates animation

This animated video shows the movement of the ...

Why do scientists study earthquakes ...

New Zealand gets lots of earthquakes every ...

Tectonic plates, volcanoes and ...

Far underneath the ground we walk on, the ...

Seismic waves

When an earthquake occurs shockwaves of ...

Earth waves

Seismic waves are waves that travel through ...

Slow slip event – an animation

Slow slips are silent earthquakes that occur ...

The base isolation principle

Chris Gannon and Dr Bill Robinson of Robinson ...

Pieces in a puzzle

The Earth’s crust is made up of large ...

Is base isolation always ...

Dr Stefano Pampanin from the University of ...

Plate boundaries

There are three types of plate boundaries ...

William Clayton building

A fixed-base building (built directly on the ...

How base isolation originated

Dr Bill Robinson of Robinson Seismic, the ...

Lead rubber bearings

A cross-section of a lead rubber bearing used ...

Inside the Earth

The Earth is made up of different layers.

Strengthening Parliament House

In 1992 Parliament house was strengthened to ...

Shaken not stirred

Watch two model buildings in an earthquake - ...

Liquefaction explained

Christchurch resident Andrew Gee uses a ...

Do base isolators work?

Chris Gannon from Robinson Seismic explains ...

Car swallowed by liquefaction

During liquefaction following the ...

Mt Ruapehu

The highest mountain in the North Island ...

What is seismic engineering?

Dr Stefano Pampanin from the University of ...

Alpine Fault trace

The Alpine Fault trace can be seen near the ...

Energy waves

During an earthquake, waves of energy move ...

Testing base isolators

Chris Gannon from Robinson Seismic explains ...

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