Natural Hazards

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

NIWA scientists scan Lake Tekapo with the aim of finding out if submarine landslides can create a tsunami hazard for the Lake Tekapo township and hydropower infrastructure.

Dr Joshu Mountjoy talks us through the technology involved with this multi-disciplinary project. Project funded by the Natural Hazards Research Platform.

Tofa Tafili Popese Leaana recounts living through a cyclone in the Samoan village of Sa'anapu.