17 Dec 2018

US research ship starts investigation into NZ's largest fault

From Morning Report, 8:53 am on 17 December 2018

United States scientists are investigating New Zealand's largest fault, the Hikurangi subduction zone, to try to work out the physics behind earthquakes and how they behave. The US research ship Roger Revelle left Wellington Port yesterday for the first of three scientific voyages. Kate Gudsell went on board before it departed.