Natural Hazards

Nature can be a destructive force. Our science will prevent property damage and save lives.

We provide expert advice to inform disaster management and risk mitigation.

Edgecumbe flood damage

NIWA and GNS scientists recently visited Edgecumbe to assess flood damage in the area. In this video, local residents show the flood impacts on property, and hazards engineer Kate Crowley talks about flood scenario research.


RiskScape, a joint venture between GNS Science and NIWA, is a tool for analysing potential economic and human impacts and losses from multiple natural hazards.